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Old 12-26-2021, 10:32 AM
Cyndee@twc.com Cyndee@twc.com is offline
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=Parker;641609]Beware the clever and sneaky water system salespeople! They will phone and mail solicitations under all sorts of fake identities, but when you question and press, they'll finally fess up to being water system sales. And they are relentless in their persistence. My father recently bought a house and he has been bombarded for two months now, despite repeatedly telling the phone soliciters 'No thanks', and throwing away the mail disguised as all sorts of government and official looking important papers. Geez, what an irritating group they are![/QUOTE]

Write on the envelope RETURN TO SENDER and drop it in out going mail. If they send an envelope for a replay stuff the envelope with pieces of newspaper over stuff it and they will have to pay additional fees for over stuffed mail
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Old 12-26-2021, 02:23 PM
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before you buy look around. there are many places similar to this place without the hidden fees that no one tells you about, fewer restrictions, better quality homes and much nicer people. i can't wait to get out, 6 more months.
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Old 12-26-2021, 03:31 PM
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What hidden fees? Also, I'm going to be surprised if you find different people in another retirement area.

You can have bad neighbors but that is just the luck of the draw anywhere.

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before you buy look around. there are many places similar to this place without the hidden fees that no one tells you about, fewer restrictions, better quality homes and much nicer people. i can't wait to get out, 6 more months.
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Old 01-02-2022, 07:32 AM
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Hi to you both. I grew up in Pittsford, and moved here 10 years ago, and love it. Best of luck
Pittsford NY? That's where I grew up, at least for a while. Great little town.
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Old 01-14-2022, 04:47 PM
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As billiethekid said, think about buying new furniture here instead of paying so much to ship tired, outdated furniture.

The consignment shops here are full of things that are in good shape but extremely dated, and much of it cost the owner a bundle to ship it here and then it did not fit or did not do justice to a sparkling, fresh new or pre-owned home here.
NOT saying this is poor advice, only want to bring out some other things to consider ! No matter where you go, you will simply not be able to buy (at any price, and the prices are high) furniture of comparable quality. Many of you may have made in the USA (in the Carolina's area), high quality furniture with "dove tailed" construction, solid, not cardboard backings, and very sturdy metal door glides, high quality hardware, and on and on and on. No matter how much you can afford to pay, you will not find anything ever a tad close to well made hardwood furniture. Now, that may not even matter to you, but something to consider. Also, keep in mind, if you worry about having the latest "style", almost any furniture (even dark heavy woods) can be made extremely stylish in your new setting. If you are not even a little bit talented in looking through magazines and library books for tips, you can get all kinds of help from professional decorators at various stores by simply purchasing a few accessory pieces to go with you "old" furniture. Also, there are a variety of businesses here that can take your high quality furniture and give them a whole new look with a professional quality finish you would be amazed to see ! Some are so beautiful and unique, "in style" (if that is important to you), that you would never believe it is a post manufacture finish!

You can pay 5K and up for a bedroom or dinning room ensemble from China or Vietnam, that does not even come close to what you may already have. Not arguing with others on here, just saying... give thought to ALL OPTIONS.

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Old 01-14-2022, 04:56 PM
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=Parker;641609]Beware the clever and sneaky water system salespeople! They will phone and mail solicitations under all sorts of fake identities, but when you question and press, they'll finally fess up to being water system sales. And they are relentless in their persistence. My father recently bought a house and he has been bombarded for two months now, despite repeatedly telling the phone soliciters 'No thanks', and throwing away the mail disguised as all sorts of government and official looking important papers. Geez, what an irritating group they are!
Write on the envelope RETURN TO SENDER and drop it in out going mail. If they send an envelope for a replay stuff the envelope with pieces of newspaper over stuff it and they will have to pay additional fees for over stuffed mail[/QUOTE]

Have also just sent back the envelopes empty... and, probably small but at least provides some addition to work/jobs. It is a shame that most businesses do not realize that the odds are VERY low that one would chose a hearing aid, or water "treatment" simply from a mass mailing... but apparently, HUNDREDS per week must think it pays ! NEVER EVER lived anywhere with the volume of door to door sales people as here ! Door to door people wanting to sell new "roofs" for.... "free"... ? Never lived any place like this before, not even other places in Florida !
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