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Old 11-28-2020, 04:39 PM
Debfrommaine Debfrommaine is offline
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Where can I find information that the developer owns an equity stake in any of these companies?
Yes, I'd be interested in that information as well.
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Old 11-28-2020, 04:52 PM
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Please be careful. The local services love to overcharge women for the same services they would charge couples. In less than one year I’ve had 4 lawn mowing services and the prices varied by 40%. Do not ever give your credit card number to put on file, as they set it up for auto pay. Best thing to do is contact your major credit card company - MasterCard Visa Amex and tell them one time charge only.

Other big Red Flags are Scott Plumbing, Deans, Sun Kool, Floormasters TD, Nove, Pegasus - TV owns an equity stake therefore their prices are always higher. Be careful of contractors you may not be purchasing a one time function but maintenance where they charge you crazy prices and may not be due. My brother in law bought Nova water system charged him 600- in Sept 2019, they did not move in full time until 2020 and they returned October 2020 to change a filter $132- which is cukoo, excuse was annual filter changing

No longer do any local departments come out and replace fire detector batteries anymore.

Don’t waste 60- on local newspaper, the Sun, it is ads and real estate which has no benefit for you.
You are constantly giving out misinformation. I thought you moved to Atlanta?

Nova does not come automatically. You have to call them a d request them to change filters. They suggest you change filters AFTER using a certain amount of gallons of water, as noted on your water bill. There are 3 filters not 1 that they change.
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Old 11-28-2020, 08:21 PM
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Please be careful. The local services love to overcharge women for the same services they would charge couples. In less than one year I’ve had 4 lawn mowing services and the prices varied by 40%. Do not ever give your credit card number to put on file, as they set it up for auto pay. Best thing to do is contact your major credit card company - MasterCard Visa Amex and tell them one time charge only.

Other big Red Flags are Scott Plumbing, Deans, Sun Kool, Floormasters TD, Nove, Pegasus - TV owns an equity stake therefore their prices are always higher. Be careful of contractors you may not be purchasing a one time function but maintenance where they charge you crazy prices and may not be due. My brother in law bought Nova water system charged him 600- in Sept 2019, they did not move in full time until 2020 and they returned October 2020 to change a filter $132- which is cukoo, excuse was annual filter changing

No longer do any local departments come out and replace fire detector batteries anymore.

Don’t waste 60- on local newspaper, the Sun, it is ads and real estate which has no benefit for you.
The only statement that is true is lawn services can vary by 40% in their pricing.
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Old 11-28-2020, 11:23 PM
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I don’t know where you get your information from but just to clarify

Nova Filtration is a Family owned and operated Company And the owners are Villagers since 2012.
The Villages have no ownership or vested interest in the company.
As far as filter changes are concerned they are recommended to be changed annually regardless if your full time or part time. All of this information is given before the customer buys the systems.
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Old 12-01-2020, 05:37 PM
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Anyone have a problem drinking the water in the Villages? Does anyone use a company that sells bottled water? Thank you
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Old 12-01-2020, 08:50 PM
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Anyone have a problem drinking the water in the Villages? Does anyone use a company that sells bottled water? Thank you
No problem, so far.....18 years.
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Old 01-08-2021, 08:37 AM
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Rich's Home Improvement is a BAD actor. selling flag poles at postal stations and they are crap. he refuses to take care of problems. best to stay clear of him.
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Old 02-05-2021, 04:08 PM
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Default Need advice on lawn and pest control services.

We are closing next week on a newly built home but not moving until March/April. I contacted one of the companies that does yard maintenance and pest control.
How much of this stuff do we need to have done before we move down?
Obviously mowing but can we wait on everything else?

$85 a week to mow and weed. $75 a week for just mowing
$75 a quarter for pest control
$47 a month for landscaping
$62 bi-monthly for lawn and shrub maintenance
$50 a quarter for irrigation maintenance

Last edited by Rlheinz19@yahoo.com; 02-06-2021 at 10:44 AM. Reason: Incorrect
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Old 02-05-2021, 04:38 PM
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its the land line and those who stop by and have you fill out an info card
Random computer calls don’t care it it new or old number or what area code. But, if you get Florida area code you will get more scam calls cause Florida target rich environment for the elderly.
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Old 02-07-2021, 05:14 PM
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We are closing next week on a newly built home but not moving until March/April. I contacted one of the companies that does yard maintenance and pest control.
How much of this stuff do we need to have done before we move down?
Obviously mowing but can we wait on everything else?

$85 a week to mow and weed. $75 a week for just mowing
$75 a quarter for pest control
$47 a month for landscaping
$62 bi-monthly for lawn and shrub maintenance
$50 a quarter for irrigation maintenance
Not sure how large your yard is or type of home but $85 a week seems high. Granted lawns get mowed every 4-6 weeks in the winter but most charge an equal monthly rate year round. If this is the company that did your termite control you might want to contract with them. The rest can probably wait but weeds grow fast year round. Good luck
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Old 02-24-2021, 04:13 PM
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How can I get a recommendation for a good veterinarian? Thank you
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