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Fri Jun 27

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elQu replied to the Best Travel Spots/Tips board. 3:47 AM

Re: Spain or Eastern Europe Budapest , Pague etc

Also, physical ability.

Spain is fascinating - but -

- If you aren't a good walker, hill towns and many attractions aren't exactly user friendly for the 'less than agile.'


While Portugal can have similar problems, [more]

Thu Jun 26

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elQu replied to the Best Travel Spots/Tips board. 2:31 PM

Re: Spain or Eastern Europe Budapest , Pague etc

What type of interests do you have? Beaches, history, art, are you a foodie, something(s) else? Do you like hotels (5*, standard), hostels, rent-by-owner, camping?

I'm in Portugal at the moment. I can do a more extensive write-up later. [more]

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elQu replied to the Best Travel Spots/Tips board. 12:11 PM

Re: Spain or Eastern Europe Budapest , Pague etc?

How long are you going for? The weather in coastal Portugal is gorgeous in September, without the heat of interior Spain. The influx of August tourists is gone too. If you wanted to add some of Portugal, I could give some [more]

Wed Jun 11

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elQu replied to the Owning Rental Property board. 12:11 PM

Re: Backup payer

Bring them in and you pay to burn down and replace the building?

Ha, no :). CT wants to do shared responsibility, similar to NY and PA. Bedbugs can come in via other ways than just an irresponsible tenant. And they're not a [more]

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elQu replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 8:19 AM

Re: What is the definition of 'central air'?

One work-around might be to have the "central air" feature ticked in the MLS system but to have the agent describe in the MLS notes section that the property has "individually-controlled (or multi-zone) mini-split AC thruout" or [more]

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elQu replied to the Owning Rental Property board. 7:22 AM

Re: Backup payer

That's a great idea & very helpful for tenants!

It can also help to mention number of persons in the unit when the figures were generated. A single tenant may have different usage than a family of 2a/2c. Of course, the single [more]

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elQu replied to the Owning Rental Property board. 7:05 AM

Re: Backup payer

if utilities aren't transferred to their name and I receive a bill, there is a $10 fee for my writing the check.

I like this concept. Thanks. It's going in my next lease.

On a totally different topic <thread creep> - [more]

Tue Jun 10

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elQu replied to the Owning Rental Property board. 10:35 AM

Re: Backup payer

Good reminder. The exact procedure does vary from company to company. Ours doesn't have what yours has, but they do have 3rd-party notification. If the account is facing shut-off, we are notified. However, unlike what your company offers, ours [more]

Wed Mar 12

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elQu replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 11:47 AM

Re: Getting comms under control

trimming my monthly cable bill from nearly $80 to about $22. Then I added cable Internet, on special: 50Mbps service for $29.95/month (12 months) plus a $50 Visa card for signing up.

I don't know if it depends on the geographical [more]

Sun Mar 2

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elQu replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:02 PM

Re: Poll: OT: Guest Room

I voted for the second option. If someone should someone come over unexpectedly or plans are made at the last minute, it could be crazy-making to have to run around clearing space. And if you were to fill everything up, where would you put the things [more]

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