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Shared fence issues
“My property adjoins a shared driveway leading to four properties. The fence between my property and the shared driveway needs repair, and I believe that in accordance with the Fencing Act, the costs of repair may be shared. My question is in what proportion should these costs be shared - considering the multiple nature...”
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Secondary occupiers under the LVRs
“In the new LVR restriction wording it mentions that secondary occupiers are treated as ordinary owner occupiers. What's to stop a current rental property owner either moving back in temporarily or leaving it empty after the next lease has expired (and treating it as a secondary residence for an interim period), topping...”
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“I rented out a furnished property. The tenant has complained constantly that the fridge makes a noise and wants me to buy a new one. It is a fridge that I have used for many years and it always served its purpose. She signed a year's lease, then after a month gave 90 days' notice. With less than a month before she...”
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