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      06-21-2007, 09:32 AM   #45
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pimp pad..1900, why dont you just buy the place. What kinda of camera is that ? SLR? Im assuming its digi.. Ive been in the market to grab a nice SLR but could use some advice on the topic. You seem like you got a pretty good handle with all the professional grade pics youve posted! Throw some advice my way! THanks nik
Thanks, the camera is a DSLR its a Canon Rebel XTi with the stock lens.

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Wow, jaw-dropping views! Awesome!

Where in CT did you say? I grew up in Fairfield County, in Wilton.

You know, most women wouldn't have moved without a ring...you must be awesome, or your boyfriend is...well...appointed.
I grew up in Branford, CT and moved to Tolland, CT when I was 16. I like moving, I'm not one to stay in the same place too long. I don't think I will be here for more than a couple years.
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      06-21-2007, 09:54 AM   #46
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I think you'll grow to love Boston, if you can tolerate the winters.

Make sure you get out to Nantucket for a day or 2 this summer; easy trek, daytrip or overnight.

I used to go out to Nantucket every other weekend when living in Boston, in the summer. I had friends working out there during college.

You'll get sick of moving after a while.
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great pics!

I have the same couch, but mine's the dark brown!
I have the same type of dog (Yorkshire Terrier), but with a different name (perhaps)...
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looks like a condo to me. I personally would invest in a house with $1900.

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Dang, where is that exactly? Beautiful home. At an amazing price aswell.
Thanks. It's Augusta, GA; of course, salaries here are lower also but it is a very nice place to live.
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$1900
That is real expensive, but nice place!
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a house doesn't make sense at this point in time
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      06-21-2007, 12:10 PM   #52
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Yeah there's no point buying a house to live in for a year. I don't think I have enough for a down payment anyways, I just graduated college lol.
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Yeah there's no point buying a house to live in for a year. I don't think I have enough for a down payment anyways, I just graduated college lol.
you gonna like this as well, you say you dont have enough for a down payment and you are throwing away $1000 a month. Yeah, i know it sounds depressing but that is reality. yeah, a house might not be right for you at this point. maybe buy a condo and still get something back when you move and dont have to worry about maitenance or yard work.
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Haven't been able to bring it for an estimate. I guess I'm not in a rush to fix it since it isn't all too bad.
As long as the Hello-Kitty band-aids stay stuck

Nice place Nikki, congrats.
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you gonna like this as well, you say you dont have enough for a down payment and you are throwing away $1000 a month. Yeah, i know it sounds depressing but that is reality. yeah, a house might not be right for you at this point. maybe buy a condo and still get something back when you move and dont have to worry about maitenance or yard work.

But where do I get the money for the condo? It's not like I can just go to a real estate agent and be like I want to put no money down and pay $1k a month on a $200k+ condo. Even so anything half as nice as where I am now would be at least $400k.
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I would say you're doing fine. Live in the City, have FUN and focus on your career!

Marriage, kids, suburbia, mortgages, diapers, day care, PTA meetings, etc. can wait a few more years.

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looks like a condo to me. I personally would invest in a house with $1900.

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Dude...no way.

In boston...buying a house or condo is not cheap. I lived there for over 4 years....in coolidge corner. You are not going to get anything remotely nice for a mortgage of $1900 a month. Renting is about all she can do at this point...particularly since her share is $1000. You cannot find anything nice that is bigger than a closet if you live alone for $1000. So...living with someone and sharing the cost is pretty much a must.

And even if she is able to find something that looks decent for that amount...no way she is going to want to live in the area that it would be located.
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Dude...no way.

In boston...buying a house or condo is not cheap. I lived there for over 4 years....in coolidge corner. You are not going to get anything remotely nice for a mortgage of $1900 a month. Renting is about all she can do at this point...particularly since her share is $1000. You cannot find anything nice that is bigger than a closet if you live alone for $1000. So...living with someone and sharing the cost is pretty much a must.

And even if she is able to find something that looks decent for that amount...no way she is going to want to live in the area that it would be located.
+1 Boston isn't cheap.
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looks like a condo to me. I personally would invest in a house with $1900.

GL.
In Boston you get a "HA" out of the HOUSE for $1900 buddy...
It aint no TX up there...
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Nice place Nikki.
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im just wondering how many people on this forum are going to stalk nikki. im guessing 3. Ill bet $20 it is more then 3 any takers?
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you taking the cute little dog to tokyo?? i couldn't go a year w/o my dogs...
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you taking the cute little dog to tokyo?? i couldn't go a year w/o my dogs...
i wish i could but i will only be gone for 4-6 months and i read that they hold them in customs for weeks. Not only that but I then have to find a pet friendly apartment. I dont know how it would work out.
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i wish i could but i will only be gone for 4-6 months and i read that they hold them in customs for weeks. Not only that but I then have to find a pet friendly apartment. I dont know how it would work out.
What are you going to tokyo for...just to experience it or for work?

Should be pretty kick ass...probably alot different then here.
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What are you going to tokyo for...just to experience it or for work?

Should be pretty kick ass...probably alot different then here.
my boyfriend is going there for his co-op and i want to go just to experience and hopefully work too.
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