41 days ago

Buying by tender: Did you write a letter?

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

Hi folks,
My colleague Jo is writing a story about buying by tender, specifically, the new trend of writing letters to the vendor to explain why they should pick your offer over all the rest.
As the market gets harder and harder to break into, we've been hearing more and more about people trying to make a personal connection with vendors to give their tender offers the edge. We've heard folks will include personal details about their family, why the love the house and what their plans for the property are.
Jo would love to talk to anyone who's written a letter like this to accompany a tender - perhaps it's you, perhaps a relative or friend - or from vendors who've received letters like this, accompanying a tender.
Perhaps you asked for such letters?
We'd love to hear more about that experience for you and how it shaped the way the sale went.
You can reach out to jo here (she'll be joining the Neighbourly neighbourhood soon!) or via our email: homed@stuff.co.nz.
Looking forward to hearing your stories.

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1 day ago

Move to eventually get rid of pokies

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Wellington City Council is moving to eventually gte rid of pokie machines in the city.
Barring any last-minute changes of heart, a Wellington City Council committee will agree to the policy, meaning all existing pokie machine venues can keep operating, but no new permits will be issued and, over time, this will theoretically lead to fewer gambling machines.
The "sinking lid policy" is being driven by Cr Tabatha Paul.
If the eventual drop-off in pokie machines led to community groups getting less funding, Paul said it would be time for the central government to step in.
What do you think?

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3 hours ago

Simon Woolf returns to football after nasty Routeburn accident

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Just 15 months after suffering a nasty injury on the Routeburn Track, Simon Woolf has returned to the football pitch.
In January 2020, he was on the first day of the Great Walk when he slipped, severely injuring his knee and back.
Last Saturday, he defied medical advise, refereeing a Masters One match between Petone and Waterside.

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4 hours ago

What's On: IN THE FOG Germany 2012

David from Brooklyn

Sergey Loznitsa's intense, slow-burning war drama considers moral choice in the moral vacuum of occupation. “Actors and landscapes alike could have come out of 19th-century Russian paintings.” –Sight&Sound. Details: https://filmsocietywellington.net.nz/
IN THE FOG Germany 2012
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