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re: Leaving for Vegas tomorrow for a Bachelorette Party with a bunch of Bama Greeks - JoseVargasTX
I'm in Vegas and walked down the strip about an hour ago. Lots of police activity. ...
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re: Why Tiger Stadium should sell beer - JoseVargasTX
I had a party of four and we spent well over $450 and we were hammered. I picked grown men up and threw them over my shoulder leaving that game. Company tab, thank goodness, but the bar tab and the doubles/triples were out of control....
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re: Huge tornado in N Texas UPDATE 11 dead Dallas Metroplex - JoseVargasTX
I live in Rockwall and we are fine--five miles west, not so much. Huge tornado here. ...
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re: Anyone here had kid recruited in top 500 - JoseVargasTX
I was a Texas top 100 after my junior or high school. Last day of school junior year I fell off a zip line 25 feet in the air and landed on my head and shoulder--had many doctors visits and was able to play my senior year at about 80%. I was 6'4" 255 te/de in high school and was still recruited hard...
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re: What's the most intimidating dog you've ever come in contact with - JoseVargasTX
We have a 130 lb Rhodesian Ridgeback and when people ask me to describe what he looks like, the best I can come up with is this--IF Terrell Owens was a dog, he would look like my dog. Veins in his chest and shoulders, absolutely ripped. Great dog and only a loud bark, but he has scared many folks in...
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re: What % of gross annual income do you pay in Rent/Mortgage? - JoseVargasTX
10% Rockwall, tx just about 20 miles east of Dallas. 5 bedrooms, 4600 square feet. Will live here for 15 more years Bought here two years ago at $99 a square foot Our house now appraises at $124 a square foot We are very happy!...
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re: Knowledgable or Trainable - JoseVargasTX
Salesmanship and likeability--in my line of business I struggle to grow my company because people lack these two qualities. ...
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re: NYC recommendations? - JoseVargasTX
Do the water taxi--it wi take you to five or six good stops including Wall Street, empire, Brooklyn, and Statue of Liberty. Good way to spend your day and you pay one price and the water taxis stop/start at each spot every 45 minutes. You can stay at each spot as long as you want....
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re: I need a 48-55" tv for my outside area - JoseVargasTX
Open item from wal-mart was the answer for me. 60" Sanyo for $235. Can't beat it. ...
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re: Looking for an outside sales rep job in Houston - JoseVargasTX
I would be interested in talking with you. I own a staffing agency for commercial construction and industrial shutdown/turn around work. I am looking for business development for the gulf coast from corpus to mobile. ...
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re: Going to Mayan Riveria this week, any tips? - JoseVargasTX
We go to el dorado every year. Are you staying at the casitas or regular resort? There is a new steakhouse on the property that requires reservations. The Japanese restaurant is good and has great sushi. The Italian restaurant at the casitas is better than the Italian at the regular resort. You get ...
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re: What are some non touristy must do's in NYC - JoseVargasTX
Katz's Deli--...
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re: Investment Properties: who's got them? - JoseVargasTX
Just did a lease purchase on my first one today--I bought it for $90,000; lease purchase for $132,500. 12 month option that is renewable, $150 a month of the $1,150 rent goes towards principal amount of property. My tenants are responsible for all maintenance and all improvements on the property. Af...
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re: Purchased first rental - JoseVargasTX
Taxes are currently $649 a year. We paid cash-- We will manage it and are figuring two months vacant just to be conservative. It has brand new appliances and new carpet. Air conditioner could be an issue and I'm prepared for that. I own a construction staffing company and employee almost 4...
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Purchased first rental - JoseVargasTX
Bought my dads place Friday-- 5 acres 4/2 20 year old home, 2400 square feet Metal barn with air conditioned office/craft room Second barn that needs repair Taxed with ag exemption because of pecan trees and peas Paid $92,000 for it. It's in rural east Texas close to canton and I think we wi...
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Food and Drink
re: Ideas for leftover boiled shrimp? - JoseVargasTX
Boil macaroni in some crab boil, little salt. When Mac is finished drain and add mayonnaise and hidden valley ranch dressing mix and stir well. Add shrimp and shredded lettuce and let chill for a while. Serve as a salad or with ritz crackers as a dip. Simple and very, very good....
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re: Do you know anyone who makes over 100k and work 40 or less hours? With stat link - JoseVargasTX
I made $130k as an employee doing the same thing I do now, but I own the company now and make $500,000.00 two and a half years in. I start my day at 6 am and here it is 9:30 pm and I'm still working. However, I can do what I want when I want and I am grooming people to do my daily job. If I can step...
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re: Using a CD to borrow against for rental property - JoseVargasTX
Currently the money is getting .01% return sitting in the bank. We put $50K a year into a SEP and I don't want to put anymore than that into the market right now. I want to know if putting this money into a CD and borrowing against it is a good idea or not. The property is in good shape--brand ne...
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Using a CD to borrow against for rental property - JoseVargasTX
Ok--advice needed: 1. I have a chance to buy property worth $135,000 for $91,000.00 2. I need to do it in the next week, so no time to go conventional loan 3. Property has rented in the past for $1,000.00 a month. I think I can get $1,100.00 a month now. 4. Taxes on the property and five acres...
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re: Self employed folks-when did you decide to be your own boss? - JoseVargasTX
I was making lots of money for someone else. Found a silent partner who saw my vision and bank-rolled me. Two and a half years later I own a $15,000,000 company and live a life I never dreamed of. Big leap, huge reward. When you make $100,000 in a month, your heart beats a little faster and your...
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