VIpirate
@vipirate
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Joined: June 30, 2018 6:46 pm
Last seen: January 24, 2024 1:15 pm
Topics: 5 / Replies: 55
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RE: Vehicle insurance companies

I have USAA for our jeep and it's very affordable versus rates on the mainland. I use Guardian for hurricane insurance as USAA doesn't offer that cov...

4 months ago
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RE: Our 20’ container just arrived on STT via Tropical and it’s $7900! I still have to pay to truck it over to stj.

Another vote for using a 40 footer versus a 20 footer as long as you can get it transported to final destination, otherwise can just transfer contents...

4 months ago
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RE: Mahogany Run Golf Course STT

That's better than zero on STT. I'd be happy with one.

1 year ago
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RE: Mahogany Run Golf Course STT

Yes, I am jealous of all the golf courses on STX. Have considered a day trip to try out one of the courses. One of the considerations when purcha...

1 year ago
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RE: Mahogany Run Golf Course STT

Anything new on Mahogany Run Golf Club sale or reopening? Seems a sale was close a couple of years back, but now short of the Govt stepping in as a t...

1 year ago
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RE: Northern VA moving company

This must be a record to resurrect a 19 year thread. 🙂

1 year ago
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RE: Apple Airtags

Also used by criminals to track you to your home after shopping or a bank visit.

1 year ago
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RE: Apple Airtags

Also used by criminals to track you to your home after shopping or a bank visit.

1 year ago
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RE: Logistics of A Shipping Container for Site Development

Seems to me step one is to purchase a lot on St. John and then the rest will fall into place. The access to the lot will dictate the shipping contain...

1 year ago
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RE: Power Generator Vendors on STT

@jaldeborgh Might help someone in the future to post vendor / installer on STX that you used provided you were happy with them.

2 years ago
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RE: Power Generator Vendors on STT

To help others in the future, decided to go with a diesel 30KW whole house generator from Import Supply in STT. They are a dealer for most of the maj...

2 years ago
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RE: Latest registration rules bringing car on island

Highly recommend getting a 3rd party to handle all the registration and paperwork. Cheap and a no-brainer versus figuring it all out yourself and the...

2 years ago
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RE: Power Generator Vendors on STT

Resurrecting this old thread. I need to replace a whole house diesel generator on STT and looking for supplier / installer / service. Need something...

2 years ago
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RE: Home Equity Loan

@vicanuck Yes this was for my home in STT. The cost for solar, power wall, etc was about $75K and based on my historical WAPA bills, that's more t...

2 years ago
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RE: Shipping vehicles and goods together by container?

@exit-zero That's great to hear. Used them several times and they were superb.

2 years ago
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RE: Home Equity Loan

My strong feeling is you're going to have to wait at least a year to get a new lender to entertain the idea of a HELOC or a refinance. Also, seems to...

2 years ago
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RE: Taxi rates

@stjohnjulie Surely someone will take you, but of course you will pay a premium rate. I've made contact with a couple of guys in STT who give limo ...

2 years ago
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RE: Shipping vehicles and goods together by container?

I'm not aware of a company that presently let's you ship a vehicle and household goods in a single container. Even when I did it about 3-years ago th...

2 years ago
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RE: Mortgage refinance rates in the VI

I think appraisal issues are pretty universal and especially in USVI. My daughter re-financed about 6-months ago on the mainland and first appraisal ...

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

Perhaps one idea for the OP would be posting a want ad on some of the USVI social media sites in the off chance someone has a lead on an unadvertised ...

2 years ago
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RE: Shipping vehicles and goods together by container?

@tracyggg once idea is to ship your vehicle using RO-RO (roll on roll off) no container. It's way cheaper and unless it's brand new car you will like...

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

The real estate situation today is far different than during the financial crisis, so while a slowdown in transactions worldwide and in the USVI is qu...

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

Your lease agreement is the governing document for your charges. It's highly unusual that it would allow changes to utility charges, or to rates in t...

2 years ago
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RE: Mortgage refinance rates in the VI

@knowlesstak Was this a 30-year fixed rate mortgage? Points? Yes, rates have really shot up so glad that I refinanced in the 2's a couple of years b...

2 years ago
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