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sapphiresteve replied to I give up on Civility in the Community

"I have one disagreement, and I am sure that I am in the minority on this.   I do not mind when the subject of a thread "wanders". I find th"

in Interacting with Guests 47 replies
1 day ago
sapphiresteve replied to How do your guests communicate with you once they arrive?

"We do it in reverse. The evening before guests will travel to the condo I email them wishing them a smooth trip, and instruct:   After you"

in Interacting with Guests 17 replies
2 days ago
sapphiresteve replied to Anything sound risky about this booking?

"In my instructions I state:   I prefer to be paid by personal check, but also accept Visa, M/C, Discover Card and PayPal.   I have two rea"

in Forums 16 replies
2 days ago
sapphiresteve replied to I give up on Civility in the Community

"Rather than throw our hands up the air and complain or even withdraw,  let's all make an extra effort in our posts, to make this forum an ex"

in Interacting with Guests 47 replies
4 days ago
sapphiresteve replied to I give up on Civility in the Community

"Mike-Div   That's how I interpreted it.   Steve"

in Interacting with Guests 47 replies
5 days ago
sapphiresteve replied to Need to do some light updating for an inexpensive condo...what to do and when...

"I disagree with your statement, or maybe there are too many occupations. A few years ago we redid and expanded, our kitchen. We stumbled upo"

in New to Renting 209 replies
6 days ago
sapphiresteve replied to Pre-Rental Expense Deductions

"Stone MSP   Thank you for your comments and that link.   My impression (based on the one audit to which I was subjected, and discussion wi"

in Taxes and Insurance 17 replies
6 days ago
sapphiresteve replied to Got an email from VRBO asking me to update personal info.  Is this legit?

"As an aside, and I really don't want to hijack the thread, there are three basic methods of authenticating a person's authority to do someth"

in New to Renting 15 replies
6 days ago
sapphiresteve replied to Pre-Rental Expense Deductions

"Yeah, a sunroom, deck, or other addition would be more like building the house.  This is why accountants earn a living   Steve"

in Taxes and Insurance 17 replies
6 days ago
sapphiresteve replied to Pre-Rental Expense Deductions

"Stonemsp,   Your light switch example brought to mind an interesting question. Our VR was constructed in 1969 in a harsh environment. As a"

in Taxes and Insurance 17 replies
6 days ago
sapphiresteve replied to Pre-Rental Expense Deductions

"My impression is that purchases below an unspecified amount can be expensed. This means that if you buy the light switch for a few bucks as"

in Taxes and Insurance 17 replies
6 days ago
sapphiresteve replied to Got an email from VRBO asking me to update personal info.  Is this legit?

"Next the phishers will be using snail mail for their initial contact!   Steve"

in New to Renting 15 replies
6 days ago
sapphiresteve replied to Pre-Rental Expense Deductions

"One of the complications is that of the components that are depreciated, different components are depreciated over different lengths of time"

in Taxes and Insurance 17 replies
6 days ago
sapphiresteve replied to Pre-Rental Expense Deductions

"You definitely will need an accountant.   Steve"

in Taxes and Insurance 17 replies
6 days ago
sapphiresteve replied to Got an email from VRBO asking me to update personal info.  Is this legit?

"It is extremely remote that everything in would be lost except the email address, but they just have to loose one bit someplace in the conta"

in New to Renting 15 replies
6 days ago
sapphiresteve replied to Need to do some light updating for an inexpensive condo...what to do and when...

"Better yet (IMHO): start a new thread.   Steve"

in New to Renting 209 replies
6 days ago
sapphiresteve replied to Got an email from VRBO asking me to update personal info.  Is this legit?

"If they lost some information, but not the email address.   It probably is OK to follow the link, as long as you don't enter and send any i"

in New to Renting 15 replies
6 days ago
sapphiresteve replied to Need to do some light updating for an inexpensive condo...what to do and when...

"If you are looking to save money, use granite tile countertops. Almost (not quite) as nice and a lot less expensive.   Steve"

in New to Renting 209 replies
1 week ago
sapphiresteve replied to Need to do some light updating for an inexpensive condo...what to do and when...

"I like stonemsp's suggestion above, and in fact I am doing something similar with shelves that currently  I am building in our home garage."

in New to Renting 209 replies
1 week ago

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