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Wed Mar 25

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kmart00 replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 2:40 PM

Re: One-way trips? - consider a bus

In NYC area, there is also Bolt Bus. Same idea as MEGA Bus

Thu Mar 19

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kmart00 replied to the Buying or Selling a Home board. 9:48 AM

Re: New homeowner in T-??

I would add:
I find it preferable to have the owner give you a credit at closing for any repairs vs doing the repairs themselves.

I would rather make sure the job was done to my standards than have the owner just replace (for example) [more]

Fri Feb 20

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kmart00 replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 2:56 PM

Re: Window Inserts

I just spent $1,400 getting the ceilings of my 2nd floor insulated (and some knee walls) I could have done it for half that, but this guy was meticulous and I only ended up with two access holes inside--the rest he did from the crawl space attic [more]

Wed Feb 11

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kmart00 replied to the Buying or Selling a Home board. 3:39 PM

Re: Refinance?

If you refinance (rates were lower a couple weeks ago--not sure where they are at now), there is also a 'single premium pmi' option that you could consider--if you have the cash.

This way, you dont have to hit the magic 80% LTV... I think [more]

Wed Jan 21

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kmart00 replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 9:13 AM

Re: Discover cash back bonus offer

I wonder what triggers these offers. I had stopped using my Discover a couple years ago when there insurer refused to cover a theft at my very secure office building (left an ipod on my desk in my gym bag as opposed to in a locked drawer). [more]

Tue Jan 13

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kmart00 replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 5:33 PM

Re: headlight renewal--worth it?

ok. Sounds like its worth the gamble. Might wait until spring, tho. Temps too low to make working outside much fun

Thanks everyone!

Wed Jan 7

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kmart00 replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 10:16 AM

Re: Ductless heating

I had a Freidrich mini-split ductless AC/Heatpump put in to my expanded cape. I LOVE it.

WHAT I LIKE
-Very VERY energy efficient.
-I personally dont mind the look of the inside unit (I believe they have -in-ceiling units available as [more]

Mon Jan 5

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kmart00 replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 1:17 PM

Re: More garage door issues

I had the exact same reaction when the guy told me it was the springs, cables, pulleys, and wheels--no way! HAS to be the sensor! :)


He told me that its very rare for the sensors to go--the added resistance due to friction from the [more]

Fri Jan 2

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kmart00 replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 12:36 PM

Re: More garage door issues

About two weeks after I moved into my house last year, a similar thing happened to me.

In the end, I hired someone to come out (no way to close the door and secure it. The guy said it was the springs and wheels. He replaced the springs, [more]

Fri Dec 26

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kmart00 replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 11:14 AM

Re: Selling car to private party

"Honestly, your best option would be to sell to Carmax since they buy cars like this outright every day. At least you will get a good idea of what it is worth from their offer. I would also take it to some Nissan dealers or other large dealers [more]

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