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Re: Welcome - New Members Start Here
« Reply #15 on: September 15, 2014, 03:12:26 PM »
I like new construction homes because of the family friendly atmosphere.  Lots of young kids and babies around the neighborhood ... plenty of opportunities to meet up with understanding parents who shares the pain of sleepless nights and kids who refuse to eat food. 


The new home smell was nice for the first few months too.  It smells better than the new car smell.   ;D
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Re: Welcome - New Members Start Here
« Reply #16 on: October 07, 2014, 09:34:08 PM »
Hi!
We just moved from NY (horrible winters as of late) to Cypress Village about 6 weeks ago. We just got the keys to our new construction home (can't say for certain that it's better than the new car smell, ZeroLot) and are excited to move from our very-temporary rental into our single family home.

I've lurked here quite a bit over the past few months, but didn't think of joining until I was part of the 92620 crowd.

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Re: Welcome - New Members Start Here
« Reply #17 on: October 07, 2014, 09:52:44 PM »
Hi,
I am new here on the site, have been living in Irvine for several years now renting and never really thought of buying before... not sure what I wish to do yet, just looking around and found this site. 
Remote Access,
Welcome and hope you like your new place.  Did you come from NYC or some other area of NY? 
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Re: Welcome - New Members Start Here
« Reply #18 on: October 08, 2014, 06:07:27 AM »
Welcome remote access and cafe talk!

Congrats to remote on your new home... make sure you monitor your electric bill (ask ZeroLot :) ).
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Re: Welcome - New Members Start Here
« Reply #19 on: October 08, 2014, 03:00:27 PM »
Thanks, irvinehomeowner! I'm going to have to search the threads here to see what you're referring to with ZeroLot's electric bill. I've been warned about the different tiers of usage and such.

cafe talk...welcome also! After renting for only six weeks, I see the ease of it all.  If there is a problem, you just make a phone call and someone fixes it at no charge! The amenities of the Cypress Village apartment complexes (as well as others, I'm sure) are great and so convenient.

We are from Long Island...not too far from the city line.  I will definitely miss going into the city and all of its offerings, but I will not miss that commute either.

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Re: Welcome - New Members Start Here
« Reply #20 on: October 08, 2014, 03:36:20 PM »
We are from Long Island...not too far from the city line.  I will definitely miss going into the city and all of its offerings, but I will not miss that commute either.

You wont miss NYC, you have Santa Ana near by,  it offers a lot of the same things as NYC :-)

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Re: Welcome - New Members Start Here
« Reply #21 on: October 08, 2014, 09:46:59 PM »
 :)  Thanks for the welcome.

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Re: Welcome - New Members Start Here
« Reply #22 on: October 17, 2014, 02:53:28 PM »
Welcome remote access and cafe talk!

Congrats to remote on your new home... make sure you monitor your electric bill (ask ZeroLot :) ).

My electric bill is so awesome right now.  I blasted the AC for a whole week in September to 76 degrees ... (remember that week of 100s) and racked up 60 kW in one day and my bill was STILL lower than NEVER using the AC at all.  Imagine that!  8)
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Re: Welcome - New Members Start Here
« Reply #23 on: October 24, 2014, 09:01:41 PM »
Hello,
     Newer resident here in Irvine, Northwood for 2 years, worked in Irvine > 8 yrs, just came about this board researching the candidates for this 2014 election.  Looks like I need to post in the New Member thread, so here I'm :)

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Re: Welcome - New Members Start Here
« Reply #24 on: November 10, 2014, 01:18:47 AM »
  Hi all, my name is Roger Mielke. My Mother is buying a house here and I'm here to help her because my dad is very sick. This way my father can be at home instead of a care center. I play piano part professionally and I have a small business that does sprinkler repair and maintenance. I love it here.  :o     
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Re: Welcome - New Members Start Here
« Reply #25 on: November 10, 2014, 07:26:49 AM »
Hello TalkIrvine people.  New member here, posting my introductory post.......

Moved here fairly recently and I have been thoroughly enjoying the information (objective and subjective) that is on this site.  Really makes the work day go by much faster!

Some of the recommendations on this site have certainly saved my wife and I future headaches and have helped make these past several months of moving (job relo from NorCal) that much less stressful. 

So thank you all for being so helpful.

Look forward to joining in on some of the conversations around here......

Later.

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Re: Welcome - New Members Start Here
« Reply #26 on: November 10, 2014, 08:30:23 AM »
Welcome troublet, wizRoger and scooter!

For those who don't mind sharing, did/are you buying resale or new? What were/are the pros/cons of your decision?

Thanks!
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Re: Welcome - New Members Start Here
« Reply #27 on: November 10, 2014, 09:29:31 AM »
Welcome troublet, wizRoger and scooter!

For those who don't mind sharing, did/are you buying resale or new? What were/are the pros/cons of your decision?

Thanks!

This was really a tough decision for us.  In the end, we bought new.  The convenience of going through the builder for certain upgrades as well as being able to choose which lot/street/sun exposure/etc.... was something that worked best for our situation. 

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Re: Welcome - New Members Start Here
« Reply #28 on: April 16, 2015, 10:06:18 AM »
Seems like we are getting a number of new members thanks to Hidden Canyon and Beacon Park (Greenwood... not so much... sorry qwertustin).

Just want to say welcome to TI, please excuse some of the snark (pre-existing or new) and expect some accusations of being a rep for one of these communities based on the content of your posts.

Please try to keep your personal details private and most of all... have fun (usually at qwermigo's expense).

Also, you may want to minimize viewing TI at work... because you might spit coffee out on your computer trying not to laugh... or you may see qwerlover's hottie of the week post.
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Re: Welcome - New Members Start Here
« Reply #29 on: April 16, 2015, 10:18:37 AM »
I may have to take my talents to www.qwertytalkstustin&love.com :-)

 

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