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by gypsyman
Tue Apr 24, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Anyone have a 2017/2018 Highlander Hybrid?
Replies: 15
Views: 985

Re: Anyone have a 2017/2018 Highlander Hybrid?

We purchased a 2018 Highlander Limited Platinum three weeks ago. Although it is not a hybrid, it does have a second row bench seat.
by gypsyman
Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: New car on lot for 102 days. Concerns?
Replies: 35
Views: 5433

Re: New car on lot for 102 days. Concerns?

Appreciate all the input. Color is white Blizzard Pearl with Ash interior. Is is our preferred color combo. I am waiting for the dealer to provide the odometer reading. I am curious, does anyone know how CarGurus gets the days on lot information and is it available anywhere’s else?
by gypsyman
Tue Mar 27, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: New car on lot for 102 days. Concerns?
Replies: 35
Views: 5433

New car on lot for 102 days. Concerns?

Looking at new 2018 Toyota Highlanders. Got my information from CarGurus. They list the number of days the dealer has had the car. Two dealers have cars that have been on the lot over 100 days. Can anyone speak to the accuracy of this information? I must admit I am more comfortable with the Highland...
by gypsyman
Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Selling one owner car. Give new owner service records?
Replies: 15
Views: 1348

Re: Selling one owner car. Give new owner service records?

Thanks everyone. I will provide the records to the new owner.
by gypsyman
Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Selling one owner car. Give new owner service records?
Replies: 15
Views: 1348

Selling one owner car. Give new owner service records?

I bought my 2010 Prius brand new. All service had been done exclusively at the Toyota dealer. I have a folder that contains copies of every service and repair from day one. When I sell it and advertise these facts, do I let they new owner view the service copies or give the copies to them? Any poten...
by gypsyman
Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Nitrate-N level in well 16 mg/l vs EPA limit 10 mg/l
Replies: 7
Views: 877

Re: Nitrate-N level in well 16 mg/l vs EPA limit 10 mg/l

Thanks for the input everyone. Mudpuppy said “Was it a local company that did the testing? Have they tested other wells in the area and noted the same issue? Is there a deeper aquifer without the issue?” The home inspection guy sent the sample to a lab. I talked to a water treatment company today. T...
by gypsyman
Tue Dec 12, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Nitrate-N level in well 16 mg/l vs EPA limit 10 mg/l
Replies: 7
Views: 877

Nitrate-N level in well 16 mg/l vs EPA limit 10 mg/l

Looking to purchase a home and had a comprehensive well water/radon test done. Everything is fine except for the Nitrate-N. It came in at 16 mg/l and the EPA maximum acceptable is 10 mg/l. I have googled this and seen that some people have much higher levels. The most popular nitrate removal systems...
by gypsyman
Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Moving from Northern California to New Ipswich New Hampshire.
Replies: 10
Views: 1721

Re: Moving from Northern California to New Ipswich New Hampshire.

Lot of great information. Thank you everyone who took time to reply. Homework indeed. I will do some more due diligence.
by gypsyman
Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Moving from Northern California to New Ipswich New Hampshire.
Replies: 10
Views: 1721

Moving from Northern California to New Ipswich New Hampshire.

From New England, but have lived in Northern California the last 40 years. Looking for a small New England town for retirement. Flying out tomorrow to look at some properties in and around New Ipswich New Hampshire. No sales tax or state income tax is appealing. Moderately elevated property taxes co...
by gypsyman
Wed May 24, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Cheshire County New Hampshire: Which town for retirement?
Replies: 14
Views: 1972

Re: Cheshire County New Hampshire: Which town for retirement?

HI, This is Gypsyman's wife. I am the one who would prefer living in southern NH as my relatives are in Bernardston,MA. My husbands are in Connecticut. (City boy.) I'ld prefer to be able to zip down and visit without taking a couple of days.(CT that is.). I am also a country girl, so I have no desir...
by gypsyman
Thu May 18, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Cheshire County New Hampshire: Which town for retirement?
Replies: 14
Views: 1972

Re: Cheshire County New Hampshire: Which town for retirement?

Thanks for the tax lesson. I am wondering about high speed internet in such rural areas. Satellite is slow and expensive. Does anyone use unlimited data plans on cell phones and tether if broad band is not available ?
by gypsyman
Tue May 16, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Cheshire County New Hampshire: Which town for retirement?
Replies: 14
Views: 1972

Re: Cheshire County New Hampshire: Which town for retirement?

Great information . Thank you everyone. I am glad to be starting my research 8 to 12 months out. I did not realize that there were just as many or more services in Sullivan county versus Keene county. So so much to learn. Bogleheads are a great asset.
by gypsyman
Tue May 16, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Cheshire County New Hampshire: Which town for retirement?
Replies: 14
Views: 1972

Re: Cheshire County New Hampshire: Which town for retirement?

Hi fishmonger, Thanks for the info. Been looking at Zillow and you are certainly correct. Keene is the property tax King. Surry and Chesterfield do look nice. Swanzy seems to be priced nicely and property taxes are moderate. I will be retiring in April of 2018. If I find the right property when I am...
by gypsyman
Mon May 15, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Cheshire County New Hampshire: Which town for retirement?
Replies: 14
Views: 1972

Cheshire County New Hampshire: Which town for retirement?

Looking to retire in one year. Been in California for 40 years. Have history and relatives in New England. Winters will not bother me. Tax situation in New Hampshire looks excellent. Slightly elevated property taxes, but not too bad. No sales tax and no income tax but 5 percent on interest and divid...
by gypsyman
Wed Mar 11, 2015 4:09 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Fidelity 401k quarterly auto rebalance with 5-10-15 % trigge
Replies: 1
Views: 1269

Fidelity 401k quarterly auto rebalance with 5-10-15 % trigge

Hello, I found this site a month ago. I wish it was a decade ago. So much knowledgeable and gracious advise. I will try to keep this simple. I am 62 and will retire at 66. No debt. No mortgage. Spouse and I pensions and SSI will be around 120k annually. Should not have to touch the 401k. Fidelity 40...