Gator's Mom
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Joined: February 18, 2013 12:21 am
Last seen: June 21, 2023 7:27 am
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RE: Health Insurance

There really is no health care in the Virgin Islands. Get insurance that you can use on the mainland. I was declined care by a VI physician while stan...

12 months ago
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RE: Cheeseburgers closed until further notice

Eileen was one of three partners who owned Cheeseburgers - the business and real estate. It was a highly profitable restaurant and bar business- and h...

1 year ago
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RE: House Design - Land Clearing - Site Work - Excavation - Concrete - Septic - Electrics -Plumbing Contractor(s)

Since you've identified an engineer to work with - I would start by talking to him/her first for recommendations. Also talk to your realtor. There a...

1 year ago
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RE: Wills and Trusts

No ALFS are not Medicaid facilities at least in FL or MO or KS where I have lived. My mother and my family have used an attorney to help us plan for...

1 year ago
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RE: Wills and Trusts

Transfer on death deeds on real estate and designating beneficiaries on bank/investment accounts keeps these assets out of probate. Thus, out of the r...

1 year ago
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RE: Wills and Trusts

You spend your assets for end of life care if you're lucky enough to live that long. Medicaid is only available at certain nursing homes - the "nice...

1 year ago
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RE: Wills and Trusts

Yes transfer on death deeds are legal in the VI. I believe the legislation that approved this occurred in 2019 or 2020. It's not about who you give...

1 year ago
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RE: Wills and Trusts

I don't know what your goals are or your family structure. However, the best way for your heirs to avoid costly probate is for you to re-deed real e...

1 year ago
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RE: LGBTQ affirming churches?

This is a difficult question. STX is a tolerant place to a point - but I don't think anyone would call this island gay-friendly. The overall cultu...

2 years ago
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RE: Countertops

Armrey has been a primary choice in STX for a long time. You may have heard the owner recently died. However, his family is trying to sort it out an...

2 years ago
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RE: JFL Hospital - It's Worse Than You Can Imagine

With the departure of Dr. Abate, there is one full-time cardiologist and one part-time cardiologist on STX plus the temp at Plessen. They have to ten...

2 years ago
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RE: Questions for Early Planning of a Move

Please don't build unless you are willing to be the highest bidder for subcontractors. Workers go where the money flows and cash is king here (as ever...

2 years ago
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RE: New job relocation for son

Will he need a personal car/truck on the island? If yes, auto insurance for drivers 25 years old or less can be quite high here. Also finding a reliab...

2 years ago
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RE: Relocating- So many challenges! Help!

The proposed Build Back Better Act passed in the US House of Reps and now is stalled in the US Senate as of June 2022. It has not been enacted. H.R....

2 years ago
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RE: Landlord Charging for Cistern Water >2x WAPA prices

Here's a link to the USVI Code 2019. 2019 US Virgin Islands Code :: US Codes and Statutes :: US Law :: Justia

2 years ago
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RE: Relocating- So many challenges! Help!

What is driving inflation? Personally, I think the inflation surge is being caused by large corporations deciding to take advantage of perceived s...

2 years ago
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RE: Internet Questions

So ... has anyone connected and turned on the Starlink system in the VI yet? Does it work well? Thanks much for your thoughts and/or suggestions...

2 years ago
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RE: Locations -east- west -north -south?

We contacted Bauhu. They supposedly have a vendor in the VI to assist. The price of a 2/2 1100 square foot cottage model is @$180,000+ inclusive of fi...

2 years ago
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RE: Locations -east- west -north -south?

It is quite the boom time for home building in STX as you'll see in a couple of days. Lots of competition for limited supplies. I know some island...

2 years ago
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RE: New build recs

Don't build anything without concrete walls and floors. We replaced wood floors with 6 inches of concrete filled with rebar after Maria. You'll ...

2 years ago
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2 years ago
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RE: New build recs

There are seven new builds within walking distance of my home east end STX. Most seem to make progress through lot prep, pouring the footers and cist...

2 years ago
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