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Old 01-01-22, 08:18 AM
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I could live with the charcoal/black exterior, but a nice paint job on the in and it'll look good. Question I'd have is why the current owner used white for the tiles in the bathrooms and kitchen; if you're going to go for the goth/vampire/zombie apocalypse theme you might as well go all-the-way with black.
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Home for sale; Sort of a "fixer-upper":
https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/9...24807370_zpid/
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^That's some good biochar.

Biochar - a charcoal-like substance that’s made by burning organic material from agricultural and forestry wastes (also called biomass) in a controlled process called pyrolysis.
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Home for sale; Sort of a "fixer-upper":
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No 'RED TAG' on the front of the house, two satellite dishes on the roof, and its up in the Oakland Hills so you have a view and nice neighborhood . . . . so what's the problem with it?

For $650K that would be a good buy for a contractor who likes to re-hab old homes. You could make quite a nice profit on the fixed-up house.
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No 'RED TAG' on the front of the house, two satellite dishes on the roof, and its up in the Oakland Hills so you have a view and nice neighborhood . . . . so what's the problem with it?

For $650K that would be a good buy for a contractor who likes to re-hab old homes. You could make quite a nice profit on the fixed-up house.
Last time I checked my homeowner insurance, it estimated that 40% of my property value was the house, and the rest was the land. I think there are a lot of people that will be happy to tear down a burned house to build a new one on a nice plot - maybe even MORE than the same land with an old unburned house.
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Last time I checked my homeowner insurance, it estimated that 40% of my property value was the house, and the rest was the land. I think there are a lot of people that will be happy to tear down a burned house to build a new one on a nice plot - maybe even MORE than the same land with an old unburned house.
If you guys are looking for nice plots, 1084 of them just became available here in Southern Boulder County.
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Originally Posted by DiabloScott View Post
Last time I checked my homeowner insurance, it estimated that 40% of my property value was the house, and the rest was the land. I think there are a lot of people that will be happy to tear down a burned house to build a new one on a nice plot - maybe even MORE than the same land with an old unburned house.
I just remembered that California now has a law in place that allows residential property owners to build multiple housing units on their single-family-home-only plot. Not sure of the details and limits on number of units, but someone could buy that property and carve it up into multiple homes (even townhomes, condo?) and really make a pile of cash off of the deal.
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I've had the occasional mourning dove just sitting in my heated birdbath. No satt dish/cat warmer on my property though.
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I did not understand why they would do that, until just this morning I read the Starlink dishes have a heater that turns on to melt snow. It would seem they need to step up the wattage if they want to melt cats off of it.
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So is the offer milk 1 cow for $3 or milk 2 people for $5?
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Old 01-10-22, 08:36 AM
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So is the offer milk 1 cow for $3 or milk 2 people for $5?
And do you get to keep the milk? Or are they paying you $3 to milk their cow?
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Old 01-10-22, 12:25 PM
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Originally Posted by DiabloScott View Post
Last time I checked my homeowner insurance, it estimated that 40% of my property value was the house, and the rest was the land. I think there are a lot of people that will be happy to tear down a burned house to build a new one on a nice plot - maybe even MORE than the same land with an old unburned house.
The housing market is nuts. The person next to me sold his beat up 50's 1,000 sq. foot cinderblock home for close to $600,000 to a home builder company that has been buying up property all over the neighborhood. They bought it just for the land, which was nothing special just a standard city lot. The house has already been knocked down.

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Sometimes, Life Stinks. So He Invented the Nasal Ranger.

For Chuck McGinley, an engineer who devised the go-to instrument for measuring odors, helping people understand what they smell is serious science.

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SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn. — Chuck McGinley, a chemical engineer, stepped out of his car, eyed the smokestack of an animal processing plant rising above the treetops, and inhaled deeply. At first he smelled nothing except the faint, sweet fragrance of the nearby trees.

Suddenly, the wind picked up. “We have an oh-my-God smell!” Mr. McGinley exclaimed.

Immediately one of his colleagues pressed a Nasal Ranger to his nose. The 14-inch-long smell-measuring device, which looks like a cross between a radar gun and a bugle, is one of Mr. McGinley’s most significant inventions.

Using terms from one of Mr. McGinley’s other standard tools, an odor wheel, a chart akin to an artist’s color wheel that he has been fine-tuning for decades, the team described the stink. “Sour,” one person said. “Decay, with possibly some petroleum,” said another.

Then, as quickly as it had arrived, the smell disappeared. “The wind decided it was going to gift us only a short sniff,” Mr. McGinley said. “To tease us.”
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Seems like the perfect way to get rid of a...never mind.

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Now that Matthew Solomen is out on parole, seems he's gone into the packaging business/
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OH my lordt. He looks like a sting ray.
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Please dont outsmart the censor. That is a very expensive censor and every time one of you guys outsmart it it makes someone at the home office feel bad. We dont wanna do that. So dont cleverly disguise bad words.
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