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Old 04-28-21, 07:22 AM
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That said, I feel your loss, Mr. Alpha. Look for the silver lining. It is always there.
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Old 04-28-21, 07:28 AM
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My dad, and his bestie, held that position for 86 years.
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37th wedding anniversary today. 45 years together. Canceling meetings and going sailing with LSS.
You ever wonder what goes through their minds when they let us stick around that long?

Congrats to you both!
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Old 04-28-21, 08:04 AM
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Cliffhanger. Does he put the bike back in the garage?
Not going to get another infraction for posting a spoiler.
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People here don't get it.
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keep it under 80
He’s not the one you should be worried about.
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He’s not the one you should be worried about.
Yah... I saw you’re already up there for the week.

At this rate if I crack 100 I’ll be lucky.
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He’s not the one you should be worried about.
Bah Humbug making an appearance just to throw down the gauntlet?!
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37th wedding anniversary today. 45 years together. Canceling meetings and going sailing with LSS.
Great way to spend the day.

I’ll be lucky if she sticks with me to #4 this October
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bah humbug making an appearance just to throw down the gauntlet?!

ikr?!
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Canceling meetings and going sailing with LSS.
What if the wind isn't blowing properly? Are you going to sit there all afternoon with a limp sail?
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Whats the contingency you were hoping for? We are trying to get my parents to move into my neighborhood. It’s already extremely hard to move into, and my parents want the contingency that only if their house sells will they follow through. I told them it would never work. We shall see.
The sale of my home is contingent upon myself finding a home to buy. I lost the last house because they didn't want to wait 30 days for their money on closing of my sale.
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Old 04-28-21, 08:36 AM
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In this market nobody wants to deal with a buyer contingency. At least here, every house goes into multiple offers and unless the offer is stupidly high, less stipulations generally win. We ended up having to drop even the inspection contingency and just roll the dice. When all of the offers are within 5-10k of each other, the easiest deal is the best.
yeah, I'm learning. Friken looney tunes out there.
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I am in the same boat. I’m on a 6 day trip, and I don’t ever want to do this again. Bad enough not being able to ride for 6 days, but everyday has been non stop flying with really short over nights. Havnt been able to work out at hotels either. Just be happy you don’t have to sit next to me these past days.
No showering?
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Originally Posted by MoAlpha View Post
37th wedding anniversary today. 45 years together. Canceling meetings and going sailing with LSS.
Here here!
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yeah, I'm learning. Friken looney tunes out there.
Here’s a real pisser-

Back in September 2019 we looked at this awesome salt box Colonial that was completely unique for the neighborhood but needed a little work(like paint). Our realtor told us at the time it was overpriced and we balked at buying it for what the seller wanted. That house was bigger than what we have now on a slightly larger lot and we paid 20k more for the current house. That house is now selling for 75 more than what was paid for it in 19 with no work being done...
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Here’s a real pisser-

Back in September 2019 we looked at this awesome salt box Colonial that was completely unique for the neighborhood but needed a little work(like paint). Our realtor told us at the time it was overpriced and we balked at buying it for what the seller wanted. That house was bigger than what we have now on a slightly larger lot and we paid 20k more for the current house. That house is now selling for 75 more than what was paid for it in 19 with no work being done...

I hear that! 1300 sqrft was going around $180,000 ,3 months ago. Which was top of the tier att. Now , add 50k to that. It's nuts.
when I started this whole thing it made sense. Sell, current home, combine profit with savings. Pay cash for home. No mortgage. Done. sit back and enjoy.
Now,, If I put 95%of my savings on my mortgage right now I would be around 25k short. But a small short term mortgage, and done.
But now smaller home pricing is approaching what I accepted for my home. Well, eff that. It was Suggested I look at getting a small mortgage for the new home. Wtf? Then why not do the refi, and save me the trouble of moving?
. Its all getting kinda pointless now.
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Not to mention size and quality of prospective purchases is way down.
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37th wedding anniversary today. 45 years together. Canceling meetings and going sailing with LSS.
Happy anniversary
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Long suffering spouse. Everybody's got one.
Some endure more suffering than others.
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He’s not the one you should be worried about.
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Originally Posted by Mojo31 View Post
You ever wonder what goes through their minds when they let us stick around that long?

Congrats to you both!
They probably calculate it's more difficult to get rid of us.
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Dose dos done.

Double espresso and a muffin as a reward.

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you too?
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What if the wind isn't blowing properly? Are you going to sit there all afternoon with a limp sail?
Luff means never having to say you’re sorry...
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I hear that! 1300 sqrft was going around $180,000 ,3 months ago. Which was top of the tier att. Now , add 50k to that. It's nuts.
when I started this whole thing it made sense. Sell, current home, combine profit with savings. Pay cash for home. No mortgage. Done. sit back and enjoy.
Now,, If I put 95%of my savings on my mortgage right now I would be around 25k short. But a small short term mortgage, and done.
But now smaller home pricing is approaching what I accepted for my home. Well, eff that. It was Suggested I look at getting a small mortgage for the new home. Wtf? Then why not do the refi, and save me the trouble of moving?
. Its all getting kinda pointless now.
That's why we are staying put. We have way more house than we need, but to go smaller wouldn't really enable us to pocket any real money.
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