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  Reply # 1224114 28-Jan-2015 15:00
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coffeebaron: $1 reserve on TradeMe

Buyer Must Pickup :)

With their bare hands.

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Reply # 1224153 28-Jan-2015 15:48
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mcraenz: How old is the house? Full of native timber? Please don't burn timber that takes 400-500 years to grow to maturity. :)

Damn you.  I wanted to watch it burn until you said that.  Mainly because I love recycled native timber furniture.

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  Reply # 1224169 28-Jan-2015 15:59
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SumnerBoy: I did this in 2010. I decided I was going to build a new house on my existing section. The old house was old but ok - had had a few renovations to some parts so wasn't the most stylish - but I chucked it on TradeMe for $1 no reserve. Ended up selling to a removal company who gave me $1500 and relisted it as a relocatable home - they would obviously do the moving. They sold it to a couple down south just out of Dunedin and off it went on the back of a truck.

Couldn't believe how easy the process was. Not likely to be so simple these days in ChCh however, there are literally hundreds of homes on red-zoned land that are being relocated. Definitely a buyers market!

There was an old house/ dump in auckland which got moved off and section onto a new one, and the new owner ended up doing it up and selling it for $700k.

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  Reply # 1224428 28-Jan-2015 23:26
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Still interested in where this is located please?

I might now be keen to come collect your old shower/basin/sink etc for a HouseBus project I'm contemplating currently if its within range of Auckland?

re: native timber - I made some beautiful Remu bookshelves with the boards from a skanky old kitchen cupboard set when we reno'd our home 7 years ago (originally built 1964)

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  Reply # 1224574 29-Jan-2015 10:04
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Morning Everyone

Havent updated any info just yet as im still in negotiations with a very difficult of those that feels their property is worth way more than the market.
Will keep you all updated

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