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I purchased a car yesterday, it has now broken down and I
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I have sold a car with a hand written sale agreement and the
I have sold a car with a hand written sale agreement and the person i swapped with has taken the car for a wof when it was still current till december and has failed on multiple things that i told him… read more
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How are you today we sold one car 6 month back on 3 month
Hi Chris how are you todayChris we sold one car 6 month back on 3 month warranty in three month time there was some minor issue with the car which we fixed it for the customer in given warranty period… read more
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I started this letter earlier but did not continue as did
Hi there, I started this letter earlier but did not continue as did not know just how much advise I would get for our money. we sold a motorhome on the 5th of august , told the guy everything we knew … read more
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Dear Answer. I sold a motorcycle privately, with absolute
Dear Answer. I sold a motorcycle privately, with absolute full disclosure. e.g. no air filter, tyres low on tread, emissions gear removed, chain loose, needs spark plug checked, battery in poor condit… read more
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I recently sold a car in a private sale three weeks ago. He
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Hi, we (husband & wife) run a car garage my husband who is a NZTA authorised Wof inspe
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Hi, i sold a car privatly on tradme that had aboout a month
Hi, i sold a car privatly on tradme that had aboout a month of wof and registration left. The new buyer came inspected, test drove the car and i showed him every cranny of the car but day after the pu… read more
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Hello, We have sold car on Trade me, as is were is, it had
Hello, We have sold car on Trade me, as is were is, it had just run out of WOF and finished Reg, it was sold as Buy Now for $1,200.00, they had not seen the car, all it needed to get it back on the ro… read more
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Hello, can you please advise of what rights, if any, do we
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We have recently sold a ute for $7000 on trade me, before we
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Dear Lawyer, I purchased a classic 1971 Holden Ute from a
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I advertised my car on trade me. A holding bond was paid. 3 months later the buyer backed out saying that he could not drive the car as he was alergic to dog hair. He had been advised that dogs had pr… read more
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Earlier in the year I listed my vehicle on Trade Me. After
Earlier in the year I listed my vehicle on Trade Me. After some back and forth questions about the car I had a buyer. The buyer said he would pay $2,500.00. He would pay $500 deposit and by the end of… read more
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This emploment redundancy issue goes back approx 13yrs .Ihave
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Am I reposnible to repair a broken cambelt and possible engine
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