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  1. Metoo

    How to sell UK Shares?

    Thanks Jakc, i stil have mine too. How I wish I had sold them before we left. I wonder if we could transfer them to a uk relative and have them sell them for us?
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    How to sell UK Shares?

    Hay @Jakc did you manage to sell your shares please. I am having the same problem with Tesco shares. I wish I had sold them before I left the uk, what a pain this has become.
  3. Well I know no one will care but……. For those who remember Ted (from some years ago I’ll admit) Well here he is, still enjoying his life in sunny Queensland. Today we are having a day out. Too many weekends spent cutting grass and fixing stuff (and he’s crap at all that anyway lol) we are on our way to 1770. Will out some nice seaside photos when we get there. Happy Saturday everyone
  4. Metoo

    How many members were here from the start?

    I’ve been on here since 2009. I don’t get on here much these days but occasionally check in to see what’s happening. I remember the “good old days” when arguments would get pretty heated , but there was always a lot of support when you needed a bit of guidance. The forum is a lot quieter these days, maybe we should kick off a few rows and stir it up a bit ha ha
  5. Had some heavy rain overnight. This was our garden this morning, looking more like a boating lake.
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    Bills whilst renting

    I’ve checked our landlords insurance policy, we are covered for up to $10,000 of our own contents as well as the building cover. The tenants contents are not however covered on this policy, they need their own insurance. good point though Parley, you had me worried there for a moment.
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    Bills whilst renting

    We rent out a property in QLD. We pay for the Building house insurance, but not contents. We also cover the rates and the water bill, up to a set amount of Litres. Any usage above this amount is payable by the tenant as “excess water usage” this is in case they leave water sprinklers etc on or leave taps running unnecessarily. Telephone and internet is paid by the tenant, as is electricity and gas. Our property has bottled gas which lasts for absolutely ages, 2 full bottles were supplied when they moved in and there should be 2 full bottles left when they move out. Our tenants are great, we wish to keep them so we look after them. Repairs are carried out promptly, and anything that will make their lives more comfortable we oblige if it’s within reason. We have just had additional fly screens fitted for example at their request. We will be fitting an additional split system air con for them and we have had a massive tree removed from the garden as it was dropping litter all over the washing line. They pay us a good rent so we look after them as best we can. everyone is happy
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    Sunset/sunrise Photos

    Sunset driving home through Glenwood QLD
  9. Regarding evidence, put everything in joint names if not already. Car insurance, AA membership, electric bill, gas’s bill, rent contract (if you have one) council tax, Photos of you both taken at family weddings/Christmas/Birthday parties etc You will need a statement from a non family member who knows you both and will testify that you are a couple in a genuine relationship. Your partner will need a medical examination and a police check (don’t do either of those things until you are asked to as they expire after 6 months. oh, and start saving up, this is an expensive project (-: We did ours without an agent, it was quite simple but very time consuming. Lots and lots of forms to fill in but all info that only you can provide so even if you paid an agent, you still have to collect all the info yourself. Good luck
  10. Metoo

    How soon can we get mortgage

    We are in the process of buying a house with Westpac. They wanted to see the last 3 months pay slips. They already knew our bank details as we bank with them anyway. I have been in my casual job for 5 yrs, hubby is on permanent contract for the past year in his current job. Good luck with your move, very exciting times. Metoo
  11. Metoo

    Positive Emigrating To Australia True Life Stories

    Congratulations ramot it’s a great feeling isn’t it. Its about time Ted had a day out, I will take him somewhere next week and post on his thread. Hope you are well x
  12. Metoo

    Positive Emigrating To Australia True Life Stories

    Ha ha Ted is not the husband, he’s a Ted lol husband is already a citizen as he was born here so no need for a ceremony for him. meet Ted
  13. Metoo

    Positive Emigrating To Australia True Life Stories

    Thanks Toots, we love our life here. Wouldn’t change a thing except, maybe should have come sooner