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Old 28.09.2012, 11:20
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so happy we are leaving..

this.............................................. ...................................... is about to become this.....................
(I've edited out the phone no. so that this does not appear to be an advert)

git yer offers in early.

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Old 28.09.2012, 11:41
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Re: housing shortage?

All I can say is that I forsee a lot of these so-called prestige developers going bankrupt, and deservedly so, in the next 2 years or so. They are all building env. 2.5 million CHF luxury places, yet there are fewer and fewer buyers for them. Case in point, a 2.35 million luxury apt. in the middle of little VD town of nowhere, has been on the market for over 2 years. One house on our street, and its no luxury place at all, is demanding a rental price of 8,000 chf/month plus charges, plus additional charges of gardening fee of 1000chf/month, plus other maintenance charges. Are they insane or what, it has no wonder been on the market (with no visible interest) for over 6 months. Add to this the euro crisis and swiss banks tightening up mortgage credit. You'd easily have to pay nearly one million down in cash to purchase in this 2.5 million range, something I do not see moving very fast, if at all.
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Old 28.09.2012, 11:47
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Re: housing shortage?

This is happening everywhere. In the olden days couples lived in apartments, and with their new wealth they are buying houses. Well at least they won't be used as second homes now, or will they?

Geneva needs to find another solution, like maybe taxing the international community, instead of raising revenue by encouraging new companies and their rich employees, to move here, and live in Vaud.

http://map.search.ch/Mies,-Vaud
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Old 28.09.2012, 11:48
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Re: housing shortage?

But, but...you're leaving? You are the HUB!
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Re: housing shortage?

we believe this is land owned by a certain , quite wealthy woman who lived next door to this parcel of land until passing away very recently and we also know her children had been very anxious to get ahold of this land.

they must have already had plans drawn up in anticipation of her popping off.



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But, but...you're leaving? You are the HUB!

where have you been?, don't you read each and every single one of my posts every day ?

this is old news.
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Old 28.09.2012, 11:49
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Re: housing shortage?

So my French is pretty awful, but are they advertising a nice new housing development in the heart of a protected ecological area??

And sorry to hear you are leaving.
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Old 28.09.2012, 11:53
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So my French is pretty awful, but are they advertising a nice new housing development in the heart of a protected ecological area??

And sorry to hear you are leaving.
thanks, and I'm not sure how them came to "parc écologique"

it is.. or was.. farm land between the main route du village and the train tracks

http://maps.google.de/maps?q=Rue+du+...rland&t=m&z=16
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thanks, and I'm not sure how them came to "parc écologique"

it is.. or was.. farm land between the main route du village and the train tracks

http://maps.google.de/maps?q=Rue+du+...rland&t=m&z=16
Well hey ho, I guess one old lady's hunk of land by the noisy train tracks is her kids' parc ècologique. Nice!
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where have you been?, don't you read each and every single one of my posts every day ?

this is old news.
Well, I was away for most of September so you should give me some lee-way. May I ask where to?
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Old 28.09.2012, 12:45
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Well, I was away for most of September so you should give me some lee-way. May I ask where to?
first stop... our house in Cornwall, but we trying to sell that and when we do we'll move up Brighton-Hastings-Rye area
( land of the dinosaurs some say )
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first stop... our house in Cornwall, but we trying to sell that and when we do we'll move up Brighton-Hastings-Rye area
( land of the dinosaurs some say )
Must resist.....

You will be in the land of Foyle's War, I love Michael Kitchen.

Btw shame about the building work, is nothing sacred?
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Old 28.09.2012, 12:57
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Must resist.....

You will be in the land of Foyle's War, I love Michael Kitchen.

Btw shame about the building work, is nothing sacred?
I guess I am not yet English enuf... I've never heard of that one.

and our little village is in the middle of a housing boom... they are tearing down single family homes left and right ( two more scheduled for demolition on our street soon ) and putting up apartment blocks.
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I guess I am not yet English enuf... I've never heard of that one.

and our little village is in the middle of a housing boom... they are tearing down single family homes left and right ( two more scheduled for demolition on our street soon ) and putting up apartment blocks.
That is so sad (the apartment blocks, not that you've never heard of Foyle's War)

In case you're interested,

http://www.foyleswar.com/

Some nice photos of Hastings here..

http://www.foyleswar.com/visits.htm
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Old 28.09.2012, 13:24
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That is so sad (the apartment blocks, not that you've never heard of Foyle's War)

In case you're interested,

http://www.foyleswar.com/

Some nice photos of Hastings here..

http://www.foyleswar.com/visits.htm
thanks, after a few visits to Hastings we've decided it is, as the saying go.. a nice place to visit but I wouldn't want to live there.
( we've looked a some places just outside of town tho )
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Well hey ho, I guess one old lady's hunk of land by the noisy train tracks is her kids' parc ècologique. Nice!
It's parc ecologique because the CFF/SBB train tracks are there. See, a lot trains have toilets that open as a hole. Thereafter, all such wastes are spread around, along with the toilet paper, along the rail lines to fertilise and otherwise replenish the carbon balance. If a nice wind comes along, which it often does in this area thanks to the bize, such carbon is spread even a bit further afield, to the parc ecologique. Perfect biosystem in your own backyard. No need for indoor plumbing
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Re: housing shortage?

I wonder if they'll put that in the sales brochure
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Re: housing shortage?

I know this development well, way overpriced and will be tough to sell. The main villa's away from the train track offered at only CHF 6M, any takers?

www.leparcdesouches.ch

Believe me, the terrain is nowhere near as nice as in the glossy brochure...
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Re: housing shortage?

Well, this is a minimal risk approach for the promoter: the purchaser puts down a reservation fee and firmly engages to buy. However, the promoter will not engage in construction unless >50% of the objects are reserved. This may take years to happen, or not happen at all. Or the promoter decides to lower down the prices (as happening in Crassier or Chavannes, for example), but this is not retroactive to those who already reserved before.
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