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Re: Info on Our Move to STX - 11 years ago
My experience with getting our dogs down to STX is that one should read as many posts as possible, call as many airlines as possible and ask as many questions in as many different ways as possible. This was the one issue of our trip that kept me stressing until "the girls" were cleared through check-in. The 85 degree rule is almost always enforced, but there is always a chance of sby Dave - General/Relocating
Re: Info on Our Move to STX - 11 years ago
Marlene, in our case we used a company called A-1portable buildings. They specialize in portable classrooms, job site office trailers, etc. You might start with this type of company in your local phone book. If they don't handle containers, they can probably steer you in the right direction. Also have them recommend a good lock! Our guy threw in a chrome hockey puck type lock and said it would dby Dave - General/Relocating
Info on Our Move to STX - 11 years ago
After reading this message board for over a year almost daily and even posting a few times, We are finally in STX for good! This board was a wonderful source of information and I thought I would give a recap of our journey. Maybe someone else will find something useful in this story. First of all, I believe that there are no absolutes. What worked for my wife and I may or may not make sense fby Dave - General/Relocating
Re: Danish Manor open? - 11 years ago
Danish Manor is closed for major renovations. Should be reopened in about 90-120 days.by Dave - General/Relocating
Anyone need bubble wrap? STX - 11 years ago
My wife and I have finally moved to STX from Kentucky (complete post with all the details to come) and we are 99% unpacked! Now our big dilemma is what to do with all this great bubble wrap we have been saving up! Just can't bring ourselves to throw it away. About 3 large trash bags of gently used bubble wrap free to a good home. Not one thing broke on the trip down so this stuff just may beby Dave - USVI Classifieds
Re: Want to buy house in STX - 11 years ago
Hi, bluegene. I have a 3 bedroom, 1 bath townhouse near gallows bay that I will be putting on the market in about a week. Still putting on the finishing touches, but here are some of the features. Very open floor plan with vaulted ceilings, new ceramic tile counters, new tile in tub surround, new hot-water heater, new stove, roof recently re-coated, fenced yard, LOTS of closet space! Also the asby Dave - General/Relocating
Re: Homeowners insurance - 11 years ago
Just a couple of random observations on the issue of insurance vs. self insurance. In some ways it is a lot like going to the casino. Don't gamble more than you can afford to loose! Also consider that that even if your house was directly in the path of hurricane "Billy Bob" you are more likely to be damaged than destroyed. If said hurricane does damage your home, it will likely dby Dave - General/Relocating
Re: Buying STX land - 11 years ago
Melissa, I know that you said that you did not want any more tax advice but I had to offer up one more option! Alexandra is right when she says that the rule for exemptions on capitol gains is based on owner occupancy during two of the last five years. So if you have a duplex, you could move to the previously rented side for two years and be able to avoid all capitol gains up to $250,000 siby Dave - General/Relocating
Re: need housing in STX - 11 years ago
Hi, Holly! I have a 3bedroom townhouse near Gallows Bay that I could do a short term lease on. $1200 per month plus utilities unfurnished. A little more if you need it furnished. PM me your email and I can get you some pics if interested. I also have this property for sale so you would have to be willing to let the property be shown. Good Luck!by Dave - USVI Classifieds
Re: NEED 2 BEDROOM ON STX NOW - 11 years ago
Have you considered buying? I have a 3 bedroom townhouse for sale in Mahogany Welcome ( by Gallows Bay and the baseball diamond). Open floor plan and fenced front and rear yards. Lots of closet space, new stove, newer refrigerator, new hot water tank. New ceramic tile counters in kitchen and new tile in tub surround. Homeowners Association fee is $400 a YEAR. Price is $149,500. With 20% down,by Dave - USVI Classifieds
Re: STX 2BR needed asap - 11 years ago
Hi, Sarah I have a very cute furnished, 2 bedroom, 1 bath townhouse with a/c and washer and dryer available. $1,000 per month. I can be reached at 859-489-3485 Thanks! Daveby Dave - USVI Classifieds
STX Townhouse For Rent - 11 years ago
I have a cute, 2 bedroom, 1 bath east end townhouse available in Mahogany Welcome. It is across from Gallows Bay. It is fully furnished, with A/C and washer and dryer. You can walk to downtown Chrisiansted. Mahogany Welcome is a quiet, safe neighborhood. $1,000 per month. I am on island now, the best way to reach me is by my cel at 859-489-3485. Thanks, Dave.by Dave - USVI Classifieds
New Appliances on STX - 11 years ago
Just wanted to get some opinions on where to go for good deals on new appliances (or possibly gently used) on STX. Stove, ref, washer and dryer. All feedback appreciated! Thanks! Daveby Dave - General/Relocating
Re: Chartering Private Jet For Dog Transport - 12 years ago
I have been browsing this board for a few months and it has been a GREAT scource of information. This is my first post. My wife and I are planning on moving to STX this summer. We have bought a place there and are taking care of loose ends here stateside. We are having trouble working out the details on getting our two friendly german shepherds down with us. We can get the dogs down to Ft. Lauby Dave - General/Relocating
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