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I am trying to understand more about what is exactly fee
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I purchased a property in a Lifestyle Village and lease the
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When buying a leasehold property do you ever get to own any
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Hi, I have a property that I recently purchased (Auckland council/region,
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Hi I own a property in waikato district in a rural zone of
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