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gaynorish



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Hope that Arther and partner has a happy move...my goodness our foundations arn't even in. They have to put up with so much!!! We are going over on the 23rd April if anyone wants to meet up. Re: furniture. We wonder whether it's just better to have they're furniture package.



Welcome anyones opinions.



Merry Christmas



Gaynor X



hammer


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I am shopping for a furniture package when i am over on 19th jan will let you no how i get on



marik


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If you want to get a good deal you are always better to shop in Famagusta or Nicosia (I know the Girne shopkeepers will disagree) prices are generally a lot cheaper and they will deliver, most things are now readily available and for the small accessories there is always the huge 1001 near to the airport or China bazaar in Nicosia close to the Metehan crossing, both will discount if asked.



lobylud


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Hi everybody,

I haven't got anything interesting or funny to say but Sweetwater Bay had dropped so far down I just wanted to bring it back to the top again.

Take care,

Loby.



Milou


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Hi all



For those that don't know, we've now been moved to this link:



http://www.northcyprusforum.com/property/4-sweetwater-bay.html



Regards



davidoff


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Hi all,



seems all the SWB forums are very quite at the moment!!!



Where for art though owners, companions and comrads????



Take care-D



davidoff


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Hi all,



At last the forums back to normal so we can post away again!



Good double page spread on north cyprus today in the mail on sunday travel supplement pages 28-29!!



Take care all-D



P.s can anyone remeber the link for our msn forum as I wanted to get back on it and have a relook at the photo albums to show my hubbie something!!



Milou


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Davidoff



I put it on post 188 above.



Love



Milou


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Hi All



Just recd an email from A & D - they even have their television set up and are glad to be out of town and in their bungalow - Arthur has advised that we'll all need electric protectors and this is quite expensive in NC - I'll ask Keith to post what to get to you as it's tooooooo complicated for me!!



Regards



rocky


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do we need protectors for all electrical items? or just sensitive ones eg tvs computers



Milou


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Rocky



All white goods as well - Davidoff put out a new thread called:



Electric fuse/protectors from power surges



It's still one page one - loads of info and also some websties.



Regards



davidoff


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Hi guys n gals,



You can buy plug socket power surge protectors from argos and maplins- You need them for eveything electric that you will plug in kettles, lamps, tv etc!!!!!!



There are some links to argos catalogue sockets on the electric/fuse thread already!



Take care-D



Milou


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Hi



For those of you who don't follow the general forum, someone has just posted the following message regarding the registration to Land Registry.



"I've spoken to my Estate Agent (by phone from the UK - free international landline calls to Cyprus through Talk Talk - not to mobiles though) who says that following representations from lawyers/estate agents; the government has agreed not to implement the 3 month rule for those contracts signed before 1/1/08. This was because of the hundreds of people all over the world who could not comply. Whether this is correct I (and it appears most people in TRNC) I know not"



Keith and I intend waiting to see what the final outcome will be as we thought that it wouldn't be possible to get all registrations done by 31 March - besides, a lot of you may be going out in April or later and can then register this yourself, without additional P of A, as I believe the cost to the Land Registry is YTL.47.



Regards



Milou


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Hi Gang



I've now heard for definite that the TRNC Government has agreed that if your solicitor already has a Power of Attorney, you don't need a new one to be drawn up.



One of the gang has asked, if both husband and wife are purchaisng together, whether both parties need to be in NC if they do their own registration. If I find out, I will post again.

Regards



davidoff


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Hi all,



I have heard its the norm anywhere that if both husband and wife buy etc then both need to be there!



But if solicitor already has power of attourney then this should cover it to sign on behalf of bothe of you!!



I am so happy we are finally getting somewhere now- So I can sleep at night again!



Thanx-D



Milou


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Hi Gang



Someone kindly posted this on the main forum - worth a read. We all, appear, to be still waiting for some announcement from the TRNC government.



http://www.hbpg-trnc.net/documents/Press/CT020208_stampduty.html



Regards



Milou


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Hi Gang



We have some beautiful new photos of Sweetwater Bay - look at that pool waiting for me and the restaurant is now coming along!!



Regards



jakki



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Arthur and I are going out to NC on the 23rd February for four days. We intend to take lots of pics and show them online. Well we'll try anyhow!!



davidoff


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Hi all,



Swimming pool is looking fab!!!



Ive been told by edith it will be fully tiled and have a big SWB symbol in the middle also!!



Although the restaurant looks a bit on the small side though!!



Take care-D



jakki



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Hi - Where is the restaurant??



lobylud


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Hi everybody,

I can't really tell from the photo if the restaurant looks small but is that the swimming pool in the pool area photo?

It looks the right shape but it doesn't look very big or deep to me!

Is it in a big dip?

Anybody who's seen it in the flesh care to comment.

How's the site looking?

Loby.



davidoff


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Hi all,



jakki its on the main construction page - scroll down it says restaurant above the picture!



Loby- The swimming pool size looks ok and from what I can make out on one of the photos it gets deep at one end as you can see the water puddle build up from where the water has slid down and gathered (if that makes sense??)



They still have a small circle baby pool to put in and over the other side the olympic sized half covered pool also ( I HOPE???)



But if the restarant needs to house a kitchen area and toilets then it looks on the small side to me!!!



But maybe thats just me being fussy as usual- I used to be a restaurant manager in london for 9 years!!



Take care-D



Milou


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Jakki



As you you the first of SWB gang to go out, have you decided what to do about the registration at the land registry and have you paid your stamp duty?



regards



andysue


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ill let you all know how big the pool is and update you progress of the site in general me susan and alex there for a week from tomorow and im haveing a meeting with ediths brother andy on site with regards to the comunial satellite system. think they want my company get involved with it. in word NO CHANCE theyve had a quote for 200.000 GDP. its looking a none starter apparently due to cost.



andysue


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oh and i forgot to say im paying my registration fee and stamp duty while out there or should i say stamp duty and solicitors rip off fee



norths4me


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andysue



If you are out there why are you paying your solictor to do it when you can do it youself?



I am not paying a penny until there is clarification on the subject



davidoff


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Hi all,



ME TOO!!!!



Hope youve all done your 95 mil euro millions for tonite???



N4M- If I win granite surfaces for all as originally planned- Wish us luck!!!!



andysue


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N4ME i may be a good aerial and satellite signals engineer but i no jack shit about land and law. i rang naomi memhets office thursday and they say we have to pay it .stamp duty 729 and there rip off fee of 350 and they asked can i pay it cash,i asked if i could have a reduction for cash and she said they were making very little due to the amount of work.when i asked could i see a offical government doccument on stamp duty rates she said it was a bad line and i cant here you! i give up . . regards andrew



andysue


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an amendment to above they didnt insist i pay cash but said paying with a personal cheque would take weeks to clear and would inccur some charges



jakki



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Hi all -



Just to let you know that we actually paid the Stamp Duty back in August. Looking into the fact about Registration (will have to go through paperwork!!). At our initial meeting with our solicitor we were given the option of paying Stamp Duty at a lower rate than what would be due on completion (although there was talk that Stamp Duty would be abolished). We chose to pay the lower amount.



Milou


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H Gang



Sorry about having to disagree yet again. Our solicitor in the TRNC is NOT a rip off. They charged us 1000. We originally bought C42, changed our minds, they had to redo all the paper work to C38. Later when we thought we wouldn't have the funds to proceed, we again asked for very lengthly legal advice. This was promptly sent to us with pages of explanation AND NO EXTRA MONEY WAS OR HAS BEEN CHANGED for any of the above.



We've taken the view that in most other European countries, charges above purchase price is approximately 15-20% - in the TRNC it's 8-10% including solicitors' fees. Personally, Keith and I are so grateful to have found such a beautiful and inexpensive place for our litle money.



Maybe we should all take a deep breath and have a little think before putting postings on the forum. People are getting immoderate and in some cases down right offensive.



Regards



norths4me


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Hi Milou



It is nice to hear that you have had a good experiance with you law firm and also very reassuring.



A lot of people are annoyed because they have paid more money than you have quoted and then are been asked to pay approx 150 more than most other Lawyers are quoting to register their sales contract WHICH SHOULD be the responsibility of the Vendor and not the purchaser. Also after reading through a lot of forums it seems to be only one firm that is charging this fee.

Instead of looking after their clients and advising us not to pay and putting pressure on Vendors we are seen as soft touchs with deep pockets of which I am neither



davidoff


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Hi all,



I too appreciate everyones comments and some peoples situations are different from others!!



The issue I have is that I was not previously informed of the stamp duty scenario- along with many others!



The frustaration of never being able to contact your solicitor and get staright answers or facts to any queries we have!!



Milou you are right in many respects and I love you too bits so dont take this the wrong way - But unfortunately alot of people out there have not been as fortunate as yourselves with their choices of legal representation!!



I commend you as you seem to have had a stress free purchase so far todate -But alot have not been as fortunate unfortunately!!



Take care all-D



jakki



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Just want to add that our solicitor has been absolutely brilliant. Our e-mails have always been answered quickly and efficiently if not by her then a member of her professional staff. I guess we have been lucky!!



davidoff


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Hi all,



going away for a week- catch up on the gossip when I get back!!



luv d xxx



lobylud


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Hi all,

There's been some new photos added to SWB website, individual as well as communal.

Take care,

Loby



steviec


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hello all at SWB new photos on website



S



Milou


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Hi Gang



For those of you that don't read the main forum, I've just emailed the Land Registry Office to ask two questions:



Are we likely to be given an extension of time beyond 7th April?



Is it likely that purchase contracts will have to be rewritten in Turksih?



This is the answer I got back within 5 minutes of writing - hows that for EFFICIENCY!



DEAR MOIRA HUNT,



THANK YOU FOR CONTACTING US. THERE ISN'T ANY CERTAIN DECISION ABOUT THE EXTENSION OF TIME BY GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS YET. AT THE MOMENT THERE ISN'T SUCH REQUIREMENT OF TRANSLATING THE AGREEMENTS IN TURKISH.



YOURS SINCERELY,



TUGCE VOLKAN

PROPERTY INFORMATION OFFICE

TRNC PRIME MINISTRY

03922283141/11



Regards



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Excellant work Moira, thanks for the info, we should be doing it on or around the 6th March.



I will post my experience when I get back.



MC



jakki



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Thanks Moira - we're off to NC next Saturday - will let you have any news on our return - Jackie



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hi everyone. been back 24 hours from north cyprus its been ettic! rushed from manchester airport to home in wigan had a brew and off to old trafford to watch the mighty man utd destroy arsenal 4-nill AWSOME. anyway weather there last week was awfull to put it mildly. ediths brother andy went to solicitors with us,he has to pay the stamp duty and registration fee too so he offererd to take us and here what they had to say.we were there 30 mins i paid my dues and we left. outside the office we were it by biggest hailstones ive ever seen! size of 10pence pieces. that was monday. it rained every day and was cold with it untill last day friday it was lovely warm and sunny.that was realy the only day we could visit the site.we spent all morning with arthur and dorothy on there patio haveing cake and coffee.the sites comeing on fine workmen and machines everywere. the pools look superb ive seen bigger but ive also seen a lot smaller.the road passing outside arthurs was being prepared for tarmacing.whether they are on schedule is debateable arthur thinks they are not but it was only november last when we were there and it appears to have moved on a lot regards andrew.



Milou


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Hi



For those of you that don't read the main forum, someone has just confirmed that stamp duty will only be 0.5 percent -

Regards



Great news.... I have just been advised by my Estate Agent that the tax office has decided to charge 0.5% stamp duty on ALL contracts. This means that if your contract was signed prior to this year, you still only pay 0.5% stamp duty, and not the 1.5% or 0.7% that has previously been mentioned!



jakki



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Hi All -



Just returned from NC - we visited the site on three occasions and were most impressed with what the work force had done in those three days. The site is a hive of activitiy with lorries and materials being delivered. It may be old news now but your contract has been translated into Turkish before registration can take place.



rocky


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did you take some pictures



jakki



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Hi Rocky - yes we did with our camcorder don't know how to put it on the web - when we do, we'll let you know.



Jo Valentine


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I'm Jo, James Valentine Overseas Removals +44(0)1302 729595, Email: valentineremovals@hotmail.com. We're in Doncaster, Yorkshire but operate throughout the UK. We are doing a Removal from Yorkshire to Sweet Water Bay in May/June. So, working closely with Olaytrans, who are EXCELLENT, we do the initial survey, inventory sheets, costings, packing, export wrapping and loading (operatives trained to BAR standards), prepare the Shipping Lists, mop your fevered brows! then you relax and drink a few Efes while Olaytrans sort the shipping, ease your goods through Customs and deliver to your new home. If you are wanting to 'quantify' the amount of goods you are moving, let me know and I'll Email you an inventory sheet. My Parents moved from Leeds to Ozankoy in the 1970's so we can share some moving experiences!



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Good Evening to you all at Sweetwater bay, Big brother here, ( only joking ) we have just purchased on top of the hill behind you, Called green water bay properties via Remax, Eileen ( pelin ) is our estate agent, very helpful up to now, H&A ( Mustufa Soker ) is our solicitor, Quiet guy, we are very confident of him.

we are one of 13 villas being built, our completion will be March 2009, here starts the fun, we would like to share our ups and downs with you, and hope we can assist newcomers after us , and also reap the rewards of past experience, by you guys, we first came to NC in 1985, and have spent many happy holidays in the North, now time to take the plunge full time!!!!!!!!!!!!

Look forward to much banter

Regards

Graham



Milou


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Lizzie1201 Welcome to our forum - I see your villas will be finished soon after ours. SWB are doing ours in three phases, the third phase due for completion November this year.

regards



rocky


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not very technical myself but some put videos on you you tube praps u could copy to dvd. we are plot 32 are we next to you?



jakki



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Hi Guys -



Some advice please - has anyone been given a quote for granite kitchen work surfaces and up-grade white goods to stainless steel??



Love - Jackie



Milou


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Hi Jakki



I remember Davidoff sayng something about it being 150 for the granite upgrate but I suspect you'll hae to confirm with SWB.



It also now appears that we may not need to have our contracts converted to Turkish - as soon as this is clarified, I'll post.



Regards



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Hi jakki,



Yes:



If I remember rightly to upgrade to stainless steel is 500



And Ill have to double check the granite and aircon prices aswell??



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Thanks guys - I have been in touch with our man in NC apparently there has been a complaint made to the Kyrenia Bar Council - the decision may be reversed - check out Naomi Mehmet's website for up-dated info. I have also asked SWB to provide an up-dated report on the satelite dish saga. When I have any news on the above I'll post also.



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Thanks Milou,

Well time to read up the contract next week, should be fun, Im sure Ill have some Questions for the forum

Regards



Milou


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Hi Gang



Can anyone remember the Avon cream which is supposed to be good for sandflies, I can't remember which one - I've searched through the site but can't find anything - I just remember we all had discussions about it.

Thanks



Milou


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Hi Again



I now found the avon site - and found AVON SKIN SO SOFT - it's in a blue plastic bottle and it's an oil spray - have I got the product?



Thanks



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Hi All-



Has anyone heard anything about the beach being cleaned up!! It may have been estate agents talk when we first visited the site, was told that whole of the beach was going to be dug over with imported sand being put down. Arthur (B18) said he and Dorothy had been down the beach and filled up many bags full of rubbish. I said we would be willing to help, Arthur said it should take only take half a day if some of us got stuck in. Does anyone else have any news on the subject?



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Hi all,



Last time I spoke to SWB about a month ago they said it would be cleaned up and some sand was being imported to lay on the beach!



But whether it materialises or not time will tell??



I hope so though- although the beach is still naturally beautiful!!



Ill remeber to take some black bags and a pair of marigolds with me on my visit so I can help for a few hours- I dont mind!!



take care-D



Milou


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OK Guys



Well also help Arthrur and Dorothy to clean up the beach inbetween sunbathing, drinking, swimming and BBQing and watching the sunset!!!

regards



Milou


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Just to let you all know on the subject of power surgers, we are taking out:



Two APC Line-R 1200 watt automatic voltage regulators (one for the PC and ancillary equipment and the other for the TV and hifi) for brownouts and over- voltages. These are available on Amazon but note that they CANNOT BE USED for equipment with AC motors such as fridges. Also note they need EU Line plugs and sockets (like you have on a PC). These are available from Maplin.



For spikes and surge protection, we are taking out Belkin SurgeCubes for each individual socket. These can be obtained from Amazon.



Regards Keith (milou's husband)



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It's all gone very quiet - anyone out there?



Has anyone heard anything about the satellite dish saga??!!



Perhaps we're all getting ready for the big push for May! Or hiding away from the 80 mph winds and rain.



Milou


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Hi Jakki not so much hiding from the winds but panicking about the amount of packing we're having to do - I thought we were supposed to downsize. Re the satellite dish, we've heard via other people that the satellite is a non starter due to costs. I heard the quote was for 200.000. It may not be too bad after all as all the apartment blocks do have a space on the roof where dishes can be placed out of sight where there's a hollow space on the roof. Also contrary to the 5 metre dish story, B18 have installed a 60 cm dish in their bungalow and I suspect the villas will be able to do the same.

regards



cyprus4us


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Hi, has anyone registered their contract at the Land Registry Office themselves. We are going to N C in a few days so have the choice of us or the solictor. Not sure if we might have problems so would welcome any advice.

Regards Lyn



Milou


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13/03/2008 14:26

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cyprus4us

A few people on the main forum have successfully done it themselves and we also intend to do it ourselvs but it will be after you - see your attorney first to obtain all the relevant documents for you to do it.

Good luck.



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13/03/2008 16:42

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Yeah - it's quite easy - as Milou says go to see your solicitor for the relevant documents, we tried to register when we were in NC last month, the staff are very friendly, we couldn't register ours because the law had changed 30 minutes beforehand stating all contracts now have to be in Turkish. There is a fee around 45 ytl - the Land Registry 'Tapu' is to the left of the Court House.

There are new pics on the SWB site!!



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Hi could i ask those who have purchased on sweetwater bay , what you paid for utility connections please ?



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13/03/2008 18:04

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hello All,



Just seen new pics on site looks fab. Would love to know who my nieghbours will be. Im buying 115gf left, have 3 children between 3-12 and will be using it mainly for long holidays. I know it sound like an AA meeting but half the reason i bought on a complex is to meet fellow residents who in my previous experiance made the holiday even better.



looking forward to hearing from you



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Sorry didnt mean to panic anyone i meant 115gf right NOT LEFT



andysue


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13/03/2008 21:06

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strange they aint put any new photos of the pool area on the site? most people interested in this part of our site going of past blogs on the forum regards andrew



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13/03/2008 23:11

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hi steviec. is your appartment on schedule? looks like its comeing on fine from the pics on the website.we were over begining of feb and the site was a hive of acctivity . we have bought 133gl and will be useing it also for long holls,we have a daughter whos 13 end of this month regards andrew



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Hello andrew- It seems to be well on schedule with completion for end of year but cant see how it wont be finished within next few months. Financially didnt want to take occpation till then anyway, so wonder what will happen if becomes ready ahead of schedule.



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thanks steviec. well friends of ours who have bought at turtle bay ( they are over there at the mo) made the developers wait for their final payment and they gat the keys before they made final payment. i dont think you will have any probs if you tell them your not quite ready regards andrew



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Amazingly theres a couple on the site who have taken occupation already, wouldnt worry about the site photos last time they went on about 3 days later. saying that If the flat got finished in time with still a bit of sun sept/october would be tempted to complete early.



Steven



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yes we know them quite well arthur and dorothy. spent a full morning with them in early feb when we went out for a week.they are connected to the site generator and dont have any ellectricity after 10pm.they have quite a few problems he forwarded an e-mail hed sent to yohav regarding snaging but i think a lot may have occurd because they pushed to mve in early. a very nice couple they are .andrew



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judging by the forums i do like the sound of quite a few residents who will be moving in permanantly, rather then the complex being used as purely holiday homes. Im hoping someone will volounteer to keep an eye on the development for a small fee of course.



Steven



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Hi all,



Everyones come out to play tonight thats good!!



With the pickies Id watch the site the next few days as Ive found on the odd occasion previously that they dont add them all on in one day but for some reason tends to happen over a few days!!



Also it would be nice like youve said to see some more of the pool etc aswell??



Quite a few people are retiring to SWB and milou and hubby should be out there soon as I think theyre leaving on tuesday and heading to NC for good!!



As for yaov- unfortunately Ive upset him at the moment so I wont ask him anymore questions right now and Ill let him cool off for a bit!!!!



Take care-d x



Richy


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14/03/2008 08:06

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Hi guy's, interesting reading developments on this site which is over the ravine from the TBB development which I have an apartment being built. Your site is really taking shape - how exciting ! Do you have a maintenance contract established as it's an outstanding matter on TBB ??



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Hi richy,



The scoop is that SWB handle the site management for 6 months aftre completion!



Then its down to the residents at SWB to find and instruct a suitable company to manage the site on our behalf i.e rental management, maintenace, shop ,office, restaurant and bar etc!!



We are in the process of setting up a Residents association ( RA) to deal with this so we are not left in the lerch when SWB finish the 6 months management for us!!



Take care-D



Milou


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Hi Gang

Just to let you know that we're leaving the UK on 18th permanently to settle in the TRNC - driving through Europe with our car. Our unit C38 will be ready at the end of May, meanwhile we're camping next door at Seaterra Bay.



In the meantime, Davidoff has all the details concerning the Residen'ts Association. If any new members would like a copy of this, please contact her.



We look forward to meeting all of you in the flesh and if you need any help with anything, please email us.



Keep posting and MORE IMORTANTLY, KEEP SELLING OUR BEAUTIFUL SWEETWATER BAY, THE BEST DEVELOPMENT ON THE ISLAND.

With regards

Keith and Moira



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