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re: Home security alarm companies and what you pay - blupony
[quote]local guy who charges $15 month through Acadian Monitoring Services. edit: using Landline[/quote] I used a local guy and it also went through Acadian. Mine was $18/ mo for cellular. ...
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re: Listening to WWL this morning... - blupony
[quote]The last time the browns won a game was December 13, 2015[/quote] They won a game on 12/24/16. ...
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2 Saints vs Browns Tickets on Front Row SOLD - blupony
Selling 2 tickets to Saints Browns game. Seats located in front row bunker club on 50 yard line. Section 142, Row 1 Asking $1200 for the pair...
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re: Destin Condo Math - blupony
Double your money in less than 2 years. Not a bad idea. ...
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re: Destin Condo Math - blupony
We do too. We bought one in 2014 and it did so well we bought another in 2015. Both studios. Neither are beachfront. Have one a couple of doors down at HP that I have been trying to talk the wife into selling to get another at SB but special assessments scare her away from too many units in the same...
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re: Destin Condo Math - blupony
[quote] Sugar Beach? [/quote] Yes...
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re: Destin Condo Math - blupony
[quote] Be prepared to have issues with the cleaning crew. Most suck[/quote] That was our biggest issue. Our old cleaning crew would blame everything on the guests, while the new one apologizes and makes it right, even when it's the guests fault and not theirs. Clean units = good reviews = more b...
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re: Any VRBO success stories? - blupony
[quote]I'm not sure you are understanding what hurts your rankings properly. VRBO ranks you on your conversions. So the more inquiries through VRBO you receive and convert to reservations, the better your ranking. [/quote] I realize they don't hurt rankings to block off dates. What I meant was if...
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re: Any VRBO success stories? - blupony
[quote]Get all your guests emails, and we email them the day of their departure and let them know if they are interested in booking again in the future to contact you directly to save money.[/quote] The problem with that is the way VRBO uses their metrics to rank properties. You rent outside of t...
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re: Speeding Ticket in Jefferson Parish - Fight it? - blupony
Several years ago I got a ticket for 31 in a 20 on Lake Ave. Went to court. DA called everyone in one at a time. Asked me if I had ever gotten a speeding ticket before. Told him "No, Sir" He replied "That's what I like to hear" and dismissed it. ...
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re: Dome sued over wheelchair accessibility - blupony
Front row plaza on 40 yard line "I can't see over the players" Last row of plaza "I can't see when the guy in front of me stands up" Front row of terrace "the guard rail is blocking my view" Dude just wants a free suite. ...
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re: CB spin-off...what is/was your handle? - blupony
Brother Marquis You got the Brother Marquis, come on! ...
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re: Will a Beach condo pay for itself by renting it ? - blupony
[link=(http://www.usamls.net/baldwinlistings/)]Beach Condo MLS[/link] I use this site. They used to list the solds with asking and sold price along with days on market, by complex. They stopped doing that recently. Also, she is not my agent, so I am not endorsing her. I just like the way her ...
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re: Will a Beach condo pay for itself by renting it ? - blupony
Not much at all. Relocated and put in a bigger TV, replaced the sofa bed mattress, added a memory foam topper to the main bed, added knobs to kitchen cabinets, put in a wicker dresser, new sheets & pillows. Decorated it with pictures & art we took out of other condos. This wasn't at Sugar Beach; ...
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re: Will a Beach condo pay for itself by renting it ? - blupony
[quote]I have a hard time believing you are finding $80-100k 'beach' condos that rent for $20k a year right now. Are you buying them retail or getting great deals somehow? Why is the price so low? Hard to believe someone wouldn't be buying them all up at that price point. My main concern is the pric...
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re: Will a Beach condo pay for itself by renting it ? - blupony
[quote]So, you are considering all of your costs associated with purchasing the property, interest, condo fees, etc and are already making a profit in year 1? You do have some benefit of not having costs during the slower early months, but seems very hard to believe.[/quote] Not counting the purc...
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re: Will a Beach condo pay for itself by renting it ? - blupony
Wow. Didn't think it affected rentals that much. Went to Orange Beach, Pensacola, and Panama Coty during those years for my sons travel baseball and everything seems pretty packed. So was the main reason that a lot couldn't afford vacation after losing their home or the fact that there were so ma...
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re: Will a Beach condo pay for itself by renting it ? - blupony
[img]https://image.slidesharecdn.com/copyofsalesseminarversion12-12767907650238-phpapp02/95/copy-of-sales-seminar-version-12-8-728.jpg?cb=1276774335[/img] If a 1% drop is the what I should be fearing, I think I'm good. ...
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re: Will a Beach condo pay for itself by renting it ? - blupony
What happened in 2008 that affected income on beach rentals? Did people quit going to the beach that year? ...
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