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    Do you lovely hubbers think it's reasonable to request reduced rent? We would never have moved into a place next to a building site.

    The owners knew this was going to happen a year ago, it's all in writing. They even had a dilapidation survey done on the house to see if the vibrations from the work would affect the structure. The real estate agent had no idea... I'm just so disappointed.

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    I would leave if I could. Ask them. I would.

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    If we're were staying in Sydney longer than feb, I would be breaking the lease, but we are only here short term. I can't face moving again with 2 babies and 2 dogs for such a short time.

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    I'd ask for sure. I remember when you where asking for tips of where to live etc before you moved over from Perth. The fact the owner knew would **** me off enough to be very livid. Maybe the owners don't care what happens to house as they to could be demolishing next year after you leave

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    Yes, that's me! I'm enjoying the area, we have playgroups and weekly events we love, my little man even has a couple friends, so all going well in that respect.

    I'm very unimpressed with the owners. I'd like to see them try rent a property with a construction site next door (they are building a double storey on an elevated block, zero privacy!)

    Oh well, trying not to let it get to me.

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    Definitely ask for reduced rent - if you left tomorrow it would be hard to rent a house next door to a construction site so it won't hurt to ask - list the reasons why - reduced privacy, noise and the fence issues , interrupting your quiet enjoyment of the property etc

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    And/or perhaps ask for them to put up some sort of temporary fence on your side to keep the dogs/kids in. Won't look pretty but at least you'd know everyone is where they're meant to be!

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    Shame @Olive Oil as Leichhardt is generally a lovely area!

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    This hasn't spoilt Leichhardt. We'll see what the owners come back with.

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    More importantly - have you been to Pasticceria Papa yet for ricotta cake????

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