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#206384 - 08/03/10 11:41 PM Renting A Room
chatty lady Offline
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Registered: 02/24/04
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Loc: Nevada
Many of the Seniors in our park live alone and rent reooms out to other single people. Lately people have been complaining about missing items from their homes, garages etc., even the office was burgeled. They were able to find out that two people, man and woman each rented a room in tw2 different homes then went to work as a team robbing people they new weren't home. It went on for sometime until one got caught and somehow they found out there were two working together.

Now a person can still rent a room but the renter is put through their paces and must go to the police station for a thorough check.

I personally welcome the added safety for the rest of us. We also have a new manager who is an ex FBI supervisor and boy is he a stickler for safety. At a meeting last week I was elected Captain for our block as Neighborhood Watch... So far it is easy and fun.
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#206405 - 08/04/10 01:20 PM Re: Renting A Room [Re: chatty lady]
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Good for you chatty! You are finding great ways to fill up your retirement years.
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#206416 - 08/04/10 07:46 PM Re: Renting A Room [Re: Anno]
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Burgulars watch out! Chatty is on the loose! :-)
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#206513 - 08/05/10 10:20 PM Re: Renting A Room [Re: Edelweiss2]
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Registered: 02/17/05
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Loc: New York State
Good for you Chatty. I've got some bad guys around here, I wish
somebody would catch. The problem is, they're so good at lying,
few people can detect their true core.
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#206534 - 08/06/10 01:00 PM Re: Renting A Room [Re: jabber]
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I think those neighborhood watch groups are absolutely great.
Bet you'll make a wonderful Block Captain!
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#206660 - 08/09/10 01:05 AM Re: Renting A Room [Re: jabber]
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Let us know how it goes...
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#206688 - 08/09/10 07:42 PM Re: Renting A Room [Re: Anne Holmes]
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So far so good, I get in the car about 2:00 a.m., a different time every night so no one knows when I might be wondering about. I have Metro on speed dial and if I see anything weird I call them immediately. I told everyone on my block to put in and keep turned on after dark a gold bulb, front and back doors. Also to trim any tall bushes that block vision to their porchs or windows. So far everyone is cooperation and seem happy someone is watching out for them. There is a block captain for ever block which makes it nice...
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#206699 - 08/10/10 10:49 AM Re: Renting A Room [Re: chatty lady]
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Every home should always have a light on front and back to deter problems. Good one, Chatty.
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#206705 - 08/10/10 05:10 PM Re: Renting A Room [Re: Anno]
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Registered: 02/17/05
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Loc: New York State
Chatty,
This is so wonderful that you're willing to watch out for
others. You be careful and stay safe.


Edited by jabber (08/10/10 05:11 PM)
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#207341 - 09/03/10 07:43 AM Re: Renting A Room [Re: jabber]
chatty lady Offline
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Actually I have a den and a bedroom each could be rented out reasonably plus all the emenities of the resort go along with the rented room. We'll see in October once he is gone...
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