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re: NOLA VAX Mandate - gorillaballin on 11/18/21 at 9:31 pm
[quote]I've only had one place that not only looked at it in LA Wallet but asked me to flip to license part of the app to make sure 1) not just an image of a record and 2) my picture to make sure it wasn't someone else's. And then we were seated outside[/quote] I live here. I boycotted for about...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: New Orleans’ new vaccine mandate is hitting the city’s restaurants and bars hard - gorillaballin on 8/20/21 at 10:34 am
[quote]The posters in this thread Baton Rouge Baton Rouge Opelousas Lake Charles Making America great again Zachary Austin[/quote] As an Uptown resident for 10+ years, I will not be setting foot in an Orleans Parish restaurant for however long this nonsense goes on. The one exception is...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: Where to live in New Orleans for a young professional? - gorillaballin on 4/14/21 at 1:36 pm
[quote]It's insane how expensive Leonidas/Pigeon Town has gotten. Can't find a house under $200/sq ft there. Imagine saying that ten years ago.[/quote] It has really gotten crazy, especially over the past year. That area is still pretty dicey with crime too. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Where to live in New Orleans for a young professional? - gorillaballin on 4/14/21 at 1:26 pm
I've been near the Magazine/Napoleon intersection for nine years. Great neighborhood, very walkable. I'm a dude but the only crime I've dealt with was one car break in last year where they busted out two windows so not terrible for a nine year stretch. Despite all of the negativity in this thre...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: Living in NOLA - gorillaballin on 5/7/20 at 9:17 am
[quote]If you can hold out a little while the housing market pricing is going to sink quite a bit. A lot of what drove up single family house in Nola were people buying properties to use as Air B and B's. Those people are getting their asses kicked if they were depending on that income to pay the no...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Will the Nola CBD be shut down? - gorillaballin on 3/15/20 at 11:42 am
I work for a Fortune 500 company with a Nola office and everyone is being told to work at home this week. I'm pretty sure this is going to be happening for most of us who are typically in CBD offices...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: mortgage interest rates - gorillaballin on 3/10/20 at 11:28 am
Is anyone else seeking out quotes for small multifamily? I have a double in Uptown Nola, primary residence, looking for 15 and 20 year fixed quotes. LTV is around 60%, very strong credit...
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re: Took a sweet gig, but have to move to Hammond - gorillaballin on 5/2/19 at 12:15 am
The trash you're referring to is from Chalmette, not Nola. I grew up in Mandeville and live in Uptown now. You can have your clusterf*ck traffic on 22 and 190 and nonexistent nightlife/entertainment over there. Yea, its safer but I'll take my chances to continue enjoying the endless entertainm...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Fellow cord cutters- how are you watching TruTV? - gorillaballin on 3/20/19 at 10:23 pm
I have PS Vue and it lets you stream thru Apple TV, Roku, etc and you can also just go to the TruTV website and watch live there with your login. They offer a 5 day free trial so that gets you thru the weekend hoops at least. Playstation Vue is the best for sports IMO because it is the only stre...
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re: Terrible Airline Policies - gorillaballin on 12/7/18 at 12:05 pm
Southwest is great. Try rescheduling a flight with them (no charge) then try rescheduling with United or AA - they charge a fee that is about the same as the ticket cost so you basically lose your money entirely. They tell you up front that the ticket is non-refundable but they fail to mention tha...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Anybody deal with Go Auto claims - gorillaballin on 11/14/18 at 1:02 pm
Some woman with Go Auto ran into my week old truck a couple of years ago. I let my insurance and the body shop deal with them - they of course wanted to put cheap aftermarket parts on but my people didn't allow it. They eventually paid for the repair in full ($10k in damage) as well as sending a l...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Why doesn’t New Orleans do more to attract middle-class home buyers? - gorillaballin on 4/26/18 at 12:43 pm
Not going to read all six pages of this thread but the prevalence of Airbnb/short-term rentals in places like uptown has reduced housing supply, which has resulted in inflated prices. Condo supply is increasing but housing supply is basically fixed as the city is nearly 100% developed and surrounde...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Hypothetical: you are offered 200k for a job...what is best city for family of 5? - gorillaballin on 2/15/18 at 10:52 pm
[quote]Flood Insurance $3800 year[/quote] That happens in some really low lying areas that were crushed by Katrina but not typical at all. If you have a raised house in LV that helps a lot too. I'm in flood zone X and paid $650 last year...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Hypothetical: you are offered 200k for a job...what is best city for family of 5? - gorillaballin on 2/15/18 at 10:48 pm
[quote]Can you live in half a double as a family of 5?[/quote] No, I'm just trying to illustrate how to live cheaply and save prior to deciding to have three kids in a place like Orleans Parish. I guess I'm drifting too far from the hypothetical OP but just saying...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Hypothetical: you are offered 200k for a job...what is best city for family of 5? - gorillaballin on 2/15/18 at 10:43 pm
[quote]Enough with the hypotheticals.[/quote] This is precisely what I'm doing as a single person. I renovated a double, living in one side, and have a rent check coming in that pays most of the note. It can be done....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: Hypothetical: you are offered 200k for a job...what is best city for family of 5? - gorillaballin on 2/15/18 at 10:38 pm
If you save heavily and invest intelligently as a single person, before you decide to pop out three kids, you'll have money put away for a fat down payment on a nice $450k-ish house somewhere like Lakeview and you'll end up with a manageable note. The schools are astronomical but it can easily ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: Land appraisals in St. Tammany - gorillaballin on 2/9/18 at 2:01 pm
[quote]A lawyer can tell you all that. The deed won't cost too much. You may need to have it surveyed if it never has been.[/quote] A lawyer can handle most of that (legal subdivision of site and recordation in the clerk's office) but they'll have to subcontract out the survey and appraisal for y...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: What is the Louisiana job market like? - gorillaballin on 1/17/18 at 2:08 pm
[quote]Competitive pay? Reason I ask is cuz I am wondering if cost of living in the south is worth exploring. Would love to live in New Orleans[/quote] I can't speak for the IT job market but the finance/banking fields are very competitive in Nola - very few jobs and high demand from a mix of LSU...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
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Now that's enough world!
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Another one bites the dust.