Tag Archives: relocating

Avonside Blog update

On Tuesday of last week Blog Central relocated to Kaiapoi. It was a somewhat fraught experience with Southern Response doing their best, but not able to keep up with the pace of events. The law firm acting on our behalf … Continue reading

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Measuring the impacts of the Canterbury earthquakes on the residential property market.

Lincoln University are conducting an on-line survey to see how prospective home buyers view the risk associated with land zoning (TC1, TC2, TC3) and the likelihood of flooding, how this affects the price they are willing to pay, areas prospective … Continue reading

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Insurance issues for older houses.

The Otago Daily Times reports that insurers in Dunedin are declining to insure houses built before 1935. It may be that this is the case in Christchurch too? From the beginning of the ODT article: As many as one in … Continue reading

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Relocating Red Zone houses

Roger Sutton’s weekly Update released yesterday contains the following interesting snippet (at the end of the 7th paragraph) on Red Zone houses: “CERA is looking into the possibility of relocating relatively undamaged red zone houses in cases where Government offers … Continue reading

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Village people – a report from Linwood Park Temporary Earthquake Village

David Haywood and his family, formerly of Avonside Drive, have moved into temporary accommodation while their lovely old Edwardian villa is relocated and repaired in Dunsandel. For them the temporary location is the government housing at Linwood Park. You can read his account of them … Continue reading

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