澳洲Australia property initial renting costs for new build | Syd


在澳大利亚 I need some advice regarding a property purchase. Property - semi-detached house Bedrooms - 2 Condition - average needs internal reno to modernise Street - one of the best in suburb Location - excellent Close to schools - yes Transport - 50m The pool at of an IP needs to be resurfaced (or so the pool doctor says), the cost was estimated to be $10K ($10,000), after recoverying from my impresssion of a cat coughing up a fur ball, it just seems far too much. Its just a standard poo


Hi,
Im in the process of building a property which, my initial plan was to sell off . However it is going a bit too quick than I had planned ( now thats a rarity!)and will be finished before 12 months.
I had also considered renting at the planning time but would decide further down the track. Well that time is nearly here.
I was just wondering what costs are involved in getting it from new build to rentable.

For instance ,Tv aerials, rainwater tanks , How do I stand with connecting gas etc.
Do I have to put curtains in?.Bins?

Basic things I suppose, but any info would be great

cheers

Ian  

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Hi Ian, for rental, think cash effective.

rainwater tank : in SA, it's mandatory & should be part of the building/ stormwater connection process, fairly cheap, I got mine for under $1000 after rebates. $500 for tank & $250 for someone to make the cement base & install it.

letter box: you can buy one for under $20 - installation costs more

curtains: I made cheap lace curtains [$2.99/m from Spotlight] for bedroom, buy thermal/ready to hang curtains [$40 a set]

I paid my manager to use a drill to put up the tracks, the most cost effective is to use C hooks & rods - don't worry about fancy expensive rods etc, once the curtains are up, you can't see the rods & hooks anyway.

Blinds will cost about $1600-$2000 for the std 3BR small house.

Bins: the council will give the phone number of the company & they bring the bins to you, FREE!

Lanscaping: this is where you can save big by DIY. It cost me under $250 per house [mind you, I'd been saving plants in plastic bags for 1 year while building]

Impt: air cond [RC is probably best] about $1500 in 2007

clothesline: must have - around $400?

Good luck  

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thanks.....1500 for reverse cycle?Looking at 8000 for r/c and similar for gas ducted/evap. Maybe wall furnace?but that may affect resale.........

Been an interesting trip to build to sell, what to spend money on , or not, can now see even more difference with renting.

New to all this and definately a learning experience!!!.Have looked at this site quite often and thanks to all that use thier time to post.

Off to see a financial lady soon to see what she has to say, and me being me, will take a stack load of time double checking what she says to satisfy myself shes not doing me!!!..Sceptism and realism..............maybe thats what has held me back for the past couple of years:eek:  

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