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re: Are inflatable holiday decorations trashy? - MikeBRLA
[quote]Yes but I see a lot of pretty wealthy people use them[/quote] Being wealthy doesn't make you immune from being trashy. ...
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re: CB&I Buyer's Remorse Lulz - MikeBRLA
[quote] It was built for United Companies[/quote] United Companies went under in either 1998 or 1999 if I remember correctly . Wampold built that building in 2001 and 2002 and his office is currently there as well. ...
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re: Recent cars that will be surprise classics in the future? - MikeBRLA
[quote]Porsche 928S[/quote] One of my favorite cars, but I don't like the rims on the one pictured. ...
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re: Why are home appraisals so expensive? - MikeBRLA
[quote]Damn, she only worked for 45 minutes and charged you that much?[/quote] The time inspecting and measuring the property is only a fraction of the work that goes into an appraisal. ...
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re: Flood Insurance Fraud Story-You aren't going to believe this one. - MikeBRLA
This was a common scam when I was in the mortgage business 20 years ago. Back then they would just forge the documents bc everything was still done on paper/fax. ...
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re: My personal flood situation regarding losing uninsured personal property - MikeBRLA
[quote]You guys might be looking for this: he makes 10% of whatever the cost is.[/quote] Then you have a cost plus deal and you might be on the hook for doing the foundation twice depending on how the contract is written. With a cost plus deal, his cost is your cost ultimately. ...
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re: Home network security - MikeBRLA
[quote]no no no. Never enable the guest Network feature. You're just asking for trouble. If a guest wants access tell them to hand you their device and key it in. Never give out your wifi password[/quote] The guest network doesn't necessarily mean it's wide open with no security/password. Usua...
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re: When should you buy a house? - MikeBRLA
[quote]the cost to rent a place is always higher than if you were paying the mortgage on same place[/quote] Of course it is. That's bc the mortgage payment is only one of many home ownership expenses. ...
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re: My personal flood situation regarding losing uninsured personal property - MikeBRLA
[quote]We agreed on a set price, which has changed a few times, and basically in the end if it comes out 10k-20k less, then that's what we pay. Essentially however much it ends up being is what we pay at closing. So that's why I feel like the cost will be passed off to us.[/quote] Well do you hav...
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re: My personal flood situation regarding losing uninsured personal property - MikeBRLA
[quote]THe lot is in the builder's name, he owns it[/quote] Then this really is a no brainier IMO. HIS property got damaged by a flood that he didn't have insurance to cover this loss. That's his problem and he eats it. Cost of doing business. The only way I could possibly see him bein...
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re: My personal flood situation regarding losing uninsured personal property - MikeBRLA
[quote]His builder's risk insurance didn't include flood. [/quote] Well the question is who is responsible for the improvements he made to the lot. The fact that he didn't have insurance to cover it is irrelevant. Also, like Vette, I'd question the footings etc being damaged....
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re: My personal flood situation regarding losing uninsured personal property - MikeBRLA
Who currently owns the lot where you are building? ...
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re: Murder and attempted suicide in Livingston Parish - MikeBRLA
Damn....what a tragic story. ...
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re: Attached women showing interest - MikeBRLA
[quote]Well, in some states, like [b]Mississippi[/b], you can be sued for alienation of affection. [/quote] That's only if it's your sister. ...
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re: Student loans = indentured servitude - MikeBRLA
[quote] who want to go to college[/quote] Why should the government be funding the WANTS of others?????...
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re: Flooring question for those with flood insurance - MikeBRLA
[quote]Adjuster told me yesterday that that flooring isn't covered since its on the concrete and not a wood support floor [/quote] Not to sound like a jerk, but what is and what is not covered will be written in your policy. ...
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re: UPS Pilots: $182,419/Year - MikeBRLA
[quote]My Uncle flew for southwest. He would commute (fly) from N.O. to Phoenix to begin his route every day he worked then commute back to N.O. At the end of the day/night.[/quote] I have a family member who's a pilot and did this for a while but eventually moved close to his home airport bc the...
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re: Price gouging in the flood zone - MikeBRLA
It's simple supply and demand. And in any case, tile certainly isn't a necessity. The product goes to the highest bidder as always. ...
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re: Governor Edwards releases weirdish statement regarding trump visit to BR - MikeBRLA
[quote]making a sizable donation to the LA Flood Relie[/quote] Is he demanding the same of democrats, or just republicans he opposes? JBE should be ashamed of himself for playing politics at a time like this. Everyone is complaining about the lack of national media coverage the flooding is ...
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re: Governor Edwards releases weirdish statement regarding trump visit to BR - MikeBRLA
[quote]Still towing that party line..[/quote] The saying is toe the line, not tow. ...
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