Why people suck

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  1. tomtom

    tomtom Well-Known Member

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    We bought a house, the house was listed as a "potential tear down and rebuild". It was a disaster but it is the dream area where we wanted to live, the property is great. So we buy the house, we apply for demolition. Take the plans to county and get a great deal of approval. We put a notice that the house will be demolished and a lady files a motion with the city to stop it. She tries to get the home put on a historical registry. Her great grandpa lived there. He was a soldier who fought in the civil war under Grant. Ok, she was denied the registry because he wasn't famous enough and the county denied her. She put another motion to be allowed to have a company come in and disassemble some of the house. It was beautiful at one time as it is rich in antique wood trim, crown molding etc. We agree. It takes her longer than she claimed to do this when they finally come in, it is her and her husband and brother in law. It appears the antique architecture she wanted was the copper flashing, copper valley on the roof, copper gutters, copper pipe and copper wire.
    Fine, I want to strangle this lady for all this waste of time but it is finally over, we can level and rebuild.
    Wrong.
    The contractor who took half the money down for materials and to start demolition has used all of our money on everything but us. He is in arrears to his subcontractors and for over a year now we have this place in the north suburbs where we want to move sitting there. We since haven't been able to sell our present house as we are still living here, paying taxes and payments on both while property values are stagnant.
    I have to go back to court again in two weeks and hopefully we can move forward as the contractor seems to have the funds to finish this.

    People suck.
     
  2. tomtom

    tomtom Well-Known Member

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    This is a reason guns should be legal.
     
  3. Doug Masters

    Doug Masters ok

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    Hope everything works out for you
     
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    Bro Oligarchical Corporatocracy VIP Gold

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    You should shoot the old lady in the ass.
     
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    Guns are legal
     
  6. tomtom

    tomtom Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the update.
     
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    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Banned User

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    are you saying the lady just wanted all the cooper?
     
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    I'm betting you didn't have a real estate attorney represent you during any step of this. Am I right?
     
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    low selfestitle Moderator Staff Member

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    burn it down
     
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    I feel bad for ya man and People do suck , But this post made me :jj:

    ^ this would work too :D
     
  12. tomtom

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    No, she was just a busy body trying to seem important. When they finally were granted the right, by us mind you, not a court of law, to remove any architecture all they found worthwhile was the copper. I'm sure the copper was worth a good chunk of change, as there was a lot. The flashing, gutter and valley were all heavy gauge. You figure a couple hundred feet of gutters would weigh a bit. This was her way of getting something when she failed to feel important if you ask me. The problem with the woodwork is that it wasn't taken care of the way it should have been. The house was obviously beautiful at one time.

    The attorney we used at closing and using now isn't a real estate attorney, no.

    Yeah that will make my neighbors happy. Is there a way I can do it without risking losing the trees surrounding the house? I'll never live to have new ones grow to be that big.
     
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    tomtom Well-Known Member

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    I hope a maniacal laugh.
     
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    nazdrowie Sultan of Sweat Gold

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    this is quite the conundrum, and it dont look like it's gonna be settled anytime soon. all because of one cunt.

    fuck everyone.
     
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    Schmoopy Shit Mult Hunter

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    They wanted the copper so they could sell it to buy drugs. :facepalm:
     
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    Worth every penny I've paid them over the years

    Hope the rest of what you need to do goes more smoothly. The greed bitch will get her due someday
     
  18. tomtom

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    I don't want to be upset about it. I learned long ago it isn't worth it, I just want this over. On the bright side I am going there today to spend the day and enjoy the view. It is supposed to be partly sunny and after a 99 degree blast yesterday the 80 degree day will be nice.