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re: Best Concrete prices? - vettegc
160 yds residential 3000 psi concrete. Probably will need a pump truck. No special additives. Can pay cash or check. ...


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Best Concrete prices? - vettegc
Looks like concrete prices just went back up to almost $100/yd. A month ago I was quoted $90/yd. Anybody know who has the best rate right now in the Livingston parish area? ...


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best price on building supplies? - vettegc
Where is the cheapest place for lumber / building supplies. I have been talking to Pecou and I checked with Holmes but is there anybody cheaper?...


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re: Looking for a Lot Loan - vettegc
Yea land loans are higher. E-Federal credit union was 15 years at 6% about 5 years ago when I got mine. They were the lowest I found at the time....


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re: conventional vs post tension slabs? - vettegc
[quote]You do not have sales tax figured on your concrete pricing nor do you have labor for concrete placement in your analysis, fwiw. [/quote] You are right about the sales tax on the concrete. So The labor price on the form and finish will be the same. PT will end up being about $2000 cheaper ...


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re: conventional vs post tension slabs? - vettegc
[quote]Post-tensioned done properly should not be cheaper than conventional. [/quote] Why? Here are my numbers from the quotes Conventional material quote(wire,rebar)-$4000 Concrete 160 yds * $92/yd = $14,720 Total = $18,720 Post tention material+eng(cables)-$4,800 Concrete 140 yds * $92...


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re: conventional vs post tension slabs? - vettegc
I don't think it is needed. I believe the foundation is well packed. However, If it ends up cheaper due to less concrete and steel, why not do it? Unless people are having foundation issues? They are saying I will save almost 20 yds of concrete. I don't know if I can believe that though. Anybody ...


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Recommendations for builders risk? - vettegc
Need builders risk policy with general liability for new construction. Anybody shopped rates yet? I talked to liberty mutual but they require you to complete construction in 6 months. ...


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re: conventional vs post tension slabs? - vettegc
It looks like I could save over $1000 doing post tension if I believe the estimates on the amount of concrete saving from the PT company. Has anyone saw of someone having foundation issues on a PT slab? ...


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conventional vs post tension slabs? - vettegc
What is the general opinion? I always assumed that post tension was more expensive but it actually looks like it may be cheaper when you factor in that it is less concrete and steel. So why is it that most of the building suppliers tell me they dont trust the post tension? Has anyone had problems? O...


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New construction loan settlement charges? - vettegc
What percent of the loan amount should it be? ...


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re: 29 seconds - vettegc
Clock stops on 1st down. Ole Miss would probably be in prevent. You give yourself a chance to get in position for a field goal. It is all about giving yourself a chance. You do remember what happened the last time we played ole miss don't you?...


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re: Brees or Schaub? - vettegc
Brees should be your starter every week...


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Bolden or Bowe? - vettegc
Who to start...ppr league...


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Construction Loans and being your own general contractor? - vettegc
Anybody know which companies allow you to do this?...


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re: whats a good interest rate for property loan? - vettegc
7 acres... One day will build house there....


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whats a good interest rate for property loan? - vettegc
I know property loans are higher than house loans. Anybody know what is good these days?...


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help with taxes - vehicle value plate fee? - vettegc
per turbotax - In Louisiana you can deduct the vehicle value plate fee which is based on the value of the car. Any idea where i get this? I'm guessing this doesn't count all the taxes that I had to pay when i registered my vehicle (used car i bought from private party)? Is that just deductible i...


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re: Should I use savings to pay my land off? Want to build soon. - vettegc
So your saying it basically works out to be a wash?...


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re: Should I use savings to pay my land off? Want to build soon. - vettegc
Land loans have higher interest rates. Mine is 6%. I think the new loan would have a much lower interest rate. ...


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