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RE: Container homes

I guess I mis read original post. If by “outdoor unit” OP is referring to the compressor unit then most likely the dripping is caused by poor or worn...

4 years ago
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RE: Container homes

Try having someone "blow out" the the condensation drip lines with a compressed air hose - some times they get partially plugged up with debris or eve...

4 years ago
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RE: I'm researching my pending retirement to St Thomas.

Agree wholeheartedly with Alana33 on these points. When we built our home we were behind schedule & over budget less than than a week after gr...

4 years ago
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RE: I've Got An Idea! Need Input Please.

Here's my $.02 - Everybody is always looking for a way to get better quality items from vendors on the US mainland at a fair and reasonable price. Th...

4 years ago
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RE: Another relocation post?

Be sure to thoroughly investigate (and understand) the Immigration and Residency Laws of the Caribbean destinations you are considering. For most isl...

4 years ago
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RE: Another relocation post?

Oh, one more thing. Since everyone's lifestyle and expectations are different it's difficult for others to tell you what amount of money you'll need ...

4 years ago
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RE: Another relocation post?

Here's another vote for making a Pre-Move Visit (commonly referred to on this forum as a PMV) before making any long term commitment especially buying...

4 years ago
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RE: Best Advice

Best advice - come for a Pre-Move Visit (commonly referred to as a PMV) BEFORE making any decision. Stay for at least several weeks - a couple month...

4 years ago
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RE: A bit different than most

Again, it's difficult to tell whether your $65K/year income will suit your needs in the USVI's. It all depends on your particular situation. Is that...

4 years ago
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RE: A bit different than most

<<<...May I ask, what is the estimated minimum yearly income to live comfortably but simple?...>>> Everyone’s idea of “comfortably...

4 years ago
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RE: Air Ambulance Service

The cost is reasonable. Depending on the the company you select and the type of coverage and whether you have individual or family coverage it usuall...

4 years ago
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RE: Air Ambulance Service

I’ve had AirMed for about 15 years and fortunately have never had to use their service so can’t really comment about being “happy with them” since oth...

4 years ago
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RE: Ongoing Member Dialogue/Island Info

This used to be a very active forum for relocation question but a while back the powers that be changed the format and ever since then newbies seem to...

5 years ago
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RE: Pet Transport

Well, you don’t say where you’ll be flying from but you can expect a private jet to cost somewhere between $2,000 and $5,000 per flight hour depending...

5 years ago
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RE: What do you think?

One can speculate on the reasons participation in this forum has declined but it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that it began when the ...

5 years ago
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RE: Real Estate Agent/Broker

Taxi is a great idea if your only goal is to see what type of building lots might be available and checking online MLS listing will give you an idea o...

5 years ago
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RE: Real Estate Agent/Broker

I think it is your time line that is turning RE agents off. 10 years is a long time just for planning. Are you thinking of purchasing your property...

5 years ago
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RE: Med Evac Insurance

The same advice given in 2013 still applies in 2019 and will definitely apply for many years to come. if you choose to live in the Caribbean or if yo...

5 years ago
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RE: What do you think?

Soory, but on the top of my page I only see a box labeled "Last Post". There is a "down arrow" in that box which might indicate an ability to select...

5 years ago
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RE: What do you think?

My pet peeve about the new format is that Rather than having a link to bring up the last post in a thread it’s should instead bring you to the last po...

5 years ago
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RE: What do you think?

Totally agree with others - there's a lot less activity and the site is not at all user friendly.

5 years ago
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RE: which island ??

Life on a Caribbean island isn’t necessarily “simple”. - it has it’s own set of challenges. What non-islands think as “simple” is often degreased of ...

5 years ago
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RE: which island ??

St. Thomas is the most populated and has the most variety of shops and services. St. John is least populated (2/3’s of the island is an uninhabited Na...

5 years ago
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RE: Want to buy and ship a car to STX shortly before I arrive on island - is this possible?

Yes, you can buy a car on the US mainland and have it shipped to STX (many people use Tropical Shipping) - you mentioned the car would have a clear ti...

5 years ago
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RE: Living in St. John for the summer

Summer is Low Season in the Caribbean so tourism is “down” making it more difficult to find short term work. FYI - Even in the best of times it is d...

5 years ago
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