[Melbourne-pm] Geek accomodation

Toby Corkindale tjc at wintrmute.net
Sun Oct 14 17:41:43 PDT 2007

leif.eriksen at hpa.com.au wrote:
> You cant just leave it there!! Did you have to pay a bribe ? Did any
> special technique work? Was it a fluke ? 
> After all this agony, we need the afterglow !!

The successful application seemed like a fluke.. It was a property that
I'd called the agent about a few days prior, and asked when it was open
for inspection. They said they'd call me back.. Two days later, they
called back and said "Inspection in 90 minutes". Rather short notice! I
jumped in a cab, had a quick look around the place, and picked up an
inspection notice which was handed in about an hour later.
About 24 hours later the agent called back to say the application was

No bribes, no sneaky pre-filled applications, no harassing of the
agent.. I don't understand it! (Since I was using those methods on many
other agents for many properties previously with no results, sadly.)


>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: tjc at wintrmute.net [mailto:tjc at wintrmute.net] 
>> Sent: Sunday, 14 October 2007 12:47 PM
>> To: melbourne-pm at pm.org
>> Subject: Re: [Melbourne-pm] Geek accomodation
>> I thought I'd mention that I finally signed a contract and 
>> will be moving into a place mid next week. Hurrah.
>> I promise to stop ranting about estate agents to the list 
>> now, really. :)

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