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this shitbox is mine. closed today.
http://137.146.171.70 click house pics

its actually really nice inside, it just needs to have the siding done and a little sill repair. no garage yet but there's room.
 

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why fix it??? i dont see anything wrong with it. dude, i hope you have a nice shop. that looks like some pretty serious work. when you say sill, you mean the sill plate or the window sills?? looks like alot of work on a ladder/plank, unless you have some stage. how much electrical service do you have?? the inside isnt bad though. although dropped ceilings scare me. damned, good luck man.


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yes, sill plate. <img src=icon_smile_blackeye.gif border=0 align=middle> one spot has water damage where there used to be a deck but they didn't flash it properly. no ladders for me. my folks build houses and they're going to come out this spring with a couple of their guys and their staging to help me do it.

its a four unit so three apartments pay my mortgage. I just have to pay the utilities on it. I do at least have a full basement so no more storage units.
 

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yeah i was going to ask about the basement. you could bust a hole through the foundation regrade the area and put in some double doors. that way you could roll in and roll out. rental units are definitely the way to go. especially if you can live there and babysit the property! its good you have some serious help comming, otherwise you know how thses things turn out. even with my shop, were not looking for anything too bad. especially rotted sill plates. i thought i could see into the framing in that one pic. i actually didnt think you ever used flashing with shake or clapboard. isnt that what the starter course is for?? to divert? eh, whatever. i was never really into framing and that stuff. way too much complex geometry.

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congrats and good luck with it man
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wow...that is an impressive job, if i were closer to you i could get you a crew together quick, but alas....enjoy your new long project...pretty soon i will be closing on my property....i got some pics but where to post them?????

"Ride Fast and Take Chances"
 

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Jeremy,
Congradulations on the home. I think the house looks vunderbar. Also I just came in from putting the new blower motor in the Van... so we will be warm on the way to Florida. Can you fix Strempfers forum account, he can't login?

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Hey Jd,
Looks to be a fairly straight looking place anyways with a lot of cosmetically challenged areas. Should be a nice place when done. One of the pics shows a nice car in the neighbors yard, you know the girly red car there. Bet the driver is a cutey. You sly one you.
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blower motor, we don't need no stinking blower motor

that girley car put a smack down on your big 350 coming out of the tolls that day, did she not? <img src=icon_smile_wink.gif border=0 align=middle>

yes, I am a hotty and the seat goes real low so there's plenty of headroom. and any days that my ego gets abnormally large from spankin' V8's I just crank open the sunroof and let my melon get some air

the house is definitely cosmetically challenged but sturdy and sound. the siding and maybe the window will get done this spring and it'll be looking much nicer.
 

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wow...that is an impressive job, if i were closer to you i could get you a crew together quick, but alas....enjoy your new long project...pretty soon i will be closing on my property....i got some pics but where to post them?????
thanks!
if you email me the pics I'll post them for you.
 

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ohhh you would bring on that incident wouldnt ya. Well ya see... there was this moose crossing the turnpike and you know.. well I sorta hit the brake for a sec and that how it happenned! uhhh huh.
Naw, you were like a bat of of hell. Car does go, its just I was weaned on american iron.
Jeez now that your a homeowner your going to have to get body guards to keep the women away. Ooops did I find the real reason for buying the building?

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ah haaa!

you've figured me out. now I look like a good provider. little do they know I just wanted the space for bikes.
 
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