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Forum: Boating Today, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,650
Posted By FlyingScot
Also thinking out loud on a complicated topic. I...

Also thinking out loud on a complicated topic. I agree 64% in a year is gouging for a returning slip renter. Just outrageous. But are you sure you would rent to a new renter at below market rates?...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 06:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,412
Posted By FlyingScot
Not accurate on people calling this absolutely...

Not accurate on people calling this absolutely nothing--we called the state allowing towns to do what towns already have the right to do, absolutely nothing.

But focusing on the issues--this looks...
Forum: Outdoor Recreation 01-18-2022, 10:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By FlyingScot
Wow--can't imagine doing that in January. I did...

Wow--can't imagine doing that in January. I did Monadnock with my adult son a few years ago--just once. One thing that becomes very clear during the winter above the tree line--a simple mistake or...
Forum: Boating 01-18-2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,650
Posted By FlyingScot
One way to think about marinas is that they are...

One way to think about marinas is that they are real estate businesses. Just as the price of waterfront homes has skyrocketed over the past 5 years or so, the value of slips has surged
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2022, 02:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,412
Posted By FlyingScot
This is a great point. There is definitely some...

This is a great point. There is definitely some number of rentals per year that makes a property a business instead of the AirBnB marketing ploy of "sharing economy".
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2022, 11:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,412
Posted By FlyingScot
Unless you are asserting that the last 4 bullets...

Unless you are asserting that the last 4 bullets give the towns rights that they do not already have, then this is not a compromise--the state is giving up nothing. Maybe you should just thank...
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2022, 05:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,412
Posted By FlyingScot
On an issue that affects fundamental quality of...

On an issue that affects fundamental quality of life for a significant number of people, as the paper describes this, I think the town has to step up to the plate and do what they think is right,...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 01-16-2022, 02:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,069
Posted By FlyingScot
Mitsubishi is also good sub zero. Very important...

Mitsubishi is also good sub zero. Very important for all these units is the age. There have been big advances over the past several years, so older units of any brand are not representative of...
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2022, 04:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,905
Posted By FlyingScot
The worst thing about these guys is that they...

The worst thing about these guys is that they cause decent competent people to quit in disgust, as we just saw at Gunstock
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2022, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,516
Posted By FlyingScot
Great job, Newbie! Thanks for sharing :)

Great job, Newbie! Thanks for sharing :)
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2022, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By FlyingScot
Years ago we used Century 21, now Verani, in...

Years ago we used Century 21, now Verani, in Moultonborough. They were great
Forum: Boating 01-09-2022, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 804
Posted By FlyingScot
The Pure Watercraft pontoons at $45-65K, to be...

The Pure Watercraft pontoons at $45-65K, to be shipped in 2022(?) look competitive, with pluses and minuses compared to gas. I could see buying one for the silence and convenience. Definitely need...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 01-09-2022, 08:50 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 9,860
Posted By FlyingScot
Begun to rise? They've skyrocketed! 1,000...

Begun to rise? They've skyrocketed!

1,000 new Florida residents/day is a big number. But it's nothing compared to the average daily covid cases--now at 58,000 for Florida. Even if every...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 01-08-2022, 07:50 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 9,860
Posted By FlyingScot
It's easy to see politicians such as DeSantis...

It's easy to see politicians such as DeSantis making "political hay" out of Covid and immigration. I think he (they) deceived us a week ago with misleading numbers, and now they are trying to...
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2022, 06:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,766
Posted By FlyingScot
I agree that people should be respectful. But as...

I agree that people should be respectful. But as with other lake accidents, many of us think it is important to discuss and understand so that we and others will avoid trouble in the future. If we...
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2022, 09:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,412
Posted By FlyingScot
Since the bill prohibits the prohibition of short...

Since the bill prohibits the prohibition of short term rentals, and nobody has ever discussed restricting long term rentals, this distinction does not really matter. All of the time periods in your...
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2022, 07:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,412
Posted By FlyingScot
Just to be clear--the bill in the link prohibits...

Just to be clear--the bill in the link prohibits towns from banning short term rentals--it is a pro AirBNB bill. It will drive up the price of workforce housing as you warn
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2022, 11:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,412
Posted By FlyingScot
Having now read the link--separate from this...

Having now read the link--separate from this specific issue--these laws where states limit what towns can do (or the feds limit what states can do) really bug me. It's one thing if it's some big...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 01-03-2022, 12:34 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 9,860
Posted By FlyingScot
Note that unlike the first 3 shots, there is...

Note that unlike the first 3 shots, there is still considerable uncertainty among the experts--and by this I mean real experts, not political hacks--as to whether a 4th shot is beneficial overall. ...
Forum: Marketplace 01-03-2022, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By FlyingScot
You might check the local realtors who handle...

You might check the local realtors who handle rentals. Unlike individual owners, they will still be open for business. Good luck!
Forum: General Discussion 01-03-2022, 10:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,766
Posted By FlyingScot
In addition to the other difficulties these...

In addition to the other difficulties these people faced was (presumably) being fully dressed for winter weather. As anyone who has been in the water while fully dressed will attest, clothing...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 01-01-2022, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,239
Posted By FlyingScot
I think the question for the seacoast friend is...

I think the question for the seacoast friend is whether he is building a modest home, a luxe home, or something in between. For a luxe home, it is "easy" to drop $400+/foot--complex foundation,...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 12-31-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,069
Posted By FlyingScot
I don't think you will need any oil (but it would...

I don't think you will need any oil (but it would be foolish to bank on that, haha).

My guess is that you have these on two separate controllers. If that is correct, you could set the mini...
Forum: General Discussion 12-30-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,412
Posted By FlyingScot
We spent years renting for a week or two at a...

We spent years renting for a week or two at a time before we bought our place, so I'm sympathetic to short term rentals.

One other idea worth considering wrt sensibility is limiting the number of...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 12-29-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,069
Posted By FlyingScot
Awesome! Pretty much the same here. I used to...

Awesome! Pretty much the same here. I used to love Deep Freeze and Polar Bear weekends as a Boy Scout. When my Dad offered me the choice of my own unheated bedroom on the third floor, or sharing a...
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