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Forum: FIRE and Money 05-26-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,827
Posted By Livefree
Our Real Estate Agent charges $850 and is well...

Our Real Estate Agent charges $850 and is well worth it. We are in the process of selling our Investment property now, and she is dealing with it all.


Money well spent for us.
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-24-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,827
Posted By Livefree
The going rate where I live (South of Boston) is...

The going rate where I live (South of Boston) is 4%. I sold a property a few years back and negotiated 3% with the realtor, because she sold it on her own, without having to split with other realtors
Forum: Other topics 05-21-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,731
Posted By Livefree
The knocking (water hammer) may be due to not...

The knocking (water hammer) may be due to not opening the valve enough. Our upstairs toilet, due to high pressure, will knock if I don't open the shut off valve all the way. I've had this happen a...
Forum: Other topics 05-20-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,731
Posted By Livefree
Home Depot sells a battery operated water leak...

Home Depot sells a battery operated water leak sensor, that emits a loud alarm, like a smoke detector, for about $10. I keep one next to my water heater.
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-19-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,123
Posted By Livefree
I have one Rental left, that I'm planning on...

I have one Rental left, that I'm planning on selling this year. The prices are too good to pass up. Just not sure where the proceeds will go at this point.
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-12-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,813
Posted By Livefree
With this method, I believe you only pay sales...

With this method, I believe you only pay sales tax on the difference between the trade in value, and the new car price, so you save some that way.
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-03-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 17,921
Posted By Livefree
Got ours $1200 Direct deposit a few days ago

Got ours $1200 Direct deposit a few days ago
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-02-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,118
Posted By Livefree
I have a Total Gym and Bodylastic Bands I use. I...

I have a Total Gym and Bodylastic Bands I use. I also bike/walk 3 times a week. My wife uses a Treadmill
Forum: Other topics 12-29-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 716
Views: 33,067
Posted By Livefree
It was a good memory..but mostly for how it...

It was a good memory..but mostly for how it unfolded before the game.


After the game 6 Heroics, my friends and I headed into Boston without tickets.
As we headed down Landsdowne street, it was...
Forum: Other topics 12-29-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 716
Views: 33,067
Posted By Livefree
I was at this game..sitting behind the plate when...

I was at this game..sitting behind the plate when this happened..


a quick story...I was in Belmont Mass for my job back in the 80's which involved traveling, and I went into a little seafood...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-09-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,493
Posted By Livefree
This is what we experienced too. We sold an...

This is what we experienced too. We sold an investment property in 2018 that caused the one year spike in premiums.
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-09-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,493
Posted By Livefree
Just got my January Medicare bill yesterday and...

Just got my January Medicare bill yesterday and it dropped to $148..we had been paying a $388 penalty since March when I signed up for Medicare due to 2018 income.
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-02-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,858
Posted By Livefree
My Dad is 93 and lives in an Assisted Living...

My Dad is 93 and lives in an Assisted Living facility that's really nice. The cost is enormous! $7500 per month. ($90k). He has income streams, pension, dividends, social security that pay for more...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 09-26-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,621
Posted By Livefree
We've been using already taxed money for a good...

We've been using already taxed money for a good chunk of our budget in retirement to keep our Adjusted Gross Income low, while my wife is still on the ACA

See post #21



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Forum: Other topics 09-23-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,168
Posted By Livefree
I did have a pinhole leak a while back in a one...

I did have a pinhole leak a while back in a one foot section of pipe that went nowhere. It was just capped (previous owner) My theory was the water just stayed in that section and never moved along,...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 09-22-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 781
Posted By Livefree
I was told to never wear contacts overnight. I...

I was told to never wear contacts overnight. I wear Acu Vue for Astigmatism for 30 days and change them out, but I remove them every night.
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-28-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 15,549
Posted By Livefree
We hung on and didn't make any changes. Last week...

We hung on and didn't make any changes. Last week we hit an all time high.
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 07-15-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 173,977
Posted By Livefree
I resurrected an old series from my movie drive...

I resurrected an old series from my movie drive to watch with my son..Rich Man Poor Man with Nick Nolte and Peter Strauss from 1976.
Forum: Other topics 07-08-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,212
Posted By Livefree
My 1995 Kenmore is still going strong. Only...

My 1995 Kenmore is still going strong. Only repaired 3 times, all minor fixes. Appliance Repair man says it's the best machine ever made.
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-20-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,937
Posted By Livefree
We sold a paid for Rental property 2 years ago...

We sold a paid for Rental property 2 years ago for $680k that we owned for 15 years. We thought the taxes were going to be more than they ended up being. We paid around $108k for Fed and State taxes....
Forum: Life after FIRE 06-18-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,091
Posted By Livefree
42 Years Full Time

42 Years Full Time
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-05-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,004
Posted By Livefree
We pay $333 for 1 Million- 2 Homes and 3 Cars

We pay $333 for 1 Million- 2 Homes and 3 Cars
Forum: Other topics 05-31-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,341
Posted By Livefree
Retired @ 62..three years ago next week.

Retired @ 62..three years ago next week.
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-13-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,856
Posted By Livefree
It would be too much trouble..2 Credit Unions,...

It would be too much trouble..2 Credit Unions, Ally Bank, Vanguard and Fidelity all work within Quicken.
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-13-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,856
Posted By Livefree
Thanks for this..I must have missed it:coolsmiley:

Thanks for this..I must have missed it:coolsmiley:
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