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Discussion in 'Living in Sin (City that is)' started by gms5997, May 23, 2019.

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  1. gms5997

    gms5997 Low-Roller

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    After making the decision to move from Florida to Las Vegas, we spoke with a realtor in the Aliante area who began sending us available houses to rent for a year. When we were ready to commit, we sent her a few houses that we were considering. A few days later, we flew to Vegas and picked the house that we loved in Summerlin.

    We left Florida on May 10th with a Budget rental truck full of our personal stuff and a car hauler (no furniture - we sold the condo turn-key), drove 2500 miles in 4 days and arrived in time to sign the lease which started on the 15th.

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    What we love about the house is that, from the street, if we look to the left we see the mountains and if we look to the right we see the south end of the strip. These pics were taken off of Google maps ~ they're even better in person!

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    We love the area we're in ~ not too far off of Lake Mead and the 215 beltway, so we're close to Red Rock and Suncoast casinos as well as all the shopping we can handle. Red Rock Canyon is 10 minutes away ~ just beautiful!

    Can't wait to finish furnishing the place and really settle in. :beer:
     
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  2. Frankr163

    Frankr163 High-Roller

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    Congrats on the move and much good luck in your new abode!
     
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  3. amk121

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    Congrats on your move!
     
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  4. Glenn357M

    Glenn357M High-Roller

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    Nice and welcome to Las Vegas. Its pretty dusty here but other than that I love it here after 10 months of being here.
     
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    Best Wishes for much success and happiness in your new residence.
     
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    Congratulations! Hope yall enjoy the desert
     
    Said I wasnt going back this year but you know how that goes
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    Congratulations on the successful move. Hope you enjoy your new adventure.
     
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    TableToddyy High-Roller

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    Sweet So how much did hauler and truck rental run you? Priced a large straight truck and hauler from Uhaul. And from Cleveland to Vegas was almost 3 grand
     
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    I think mine was a 26' penshe truck from IL to Vegas was 2500 if I remember correctly. the moving company quoted us over 10k.
     
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  10. gms5997

    gms5997 Low-Roller

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    Thanks, Glenn ~ good to know! We'll take dust over humidity any day. :)
     
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    drac999 High-Roller

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    I'm so happy for you! Your views are fabulous. Enjoy:thumbsup:
     
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    The 16' Budget truck and car hauler was around 2300 with a AAA discount. When I looked at u-haul, they were about 20-30% higher. The Budget truck was well used, with 130000 miles on the od. The first truck they gave had front end issues so it was returned and received an F450 Ford. The learning curve was stopping the rig. Pulling the hauler with car is a lot of weight so had to pay attention and give plenty space for stopping.

    Aw234 and married to the queen of everything gms5997
     
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    Geogran Whooo. Whooo.

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    Looks like a lovely area. The house looks great and furnishing it in your style will make it ‘home’. Best wishes and thanks for sharing @gms5997 !
     
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    Home is where the heart is.
    That's one heckuva transplant! :thumbsup:
    Congrats and best wishes!

    RICHARD
     
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    Congrats!
    That's a big move, from very humid place to very dry land.
     
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    IKEA is nearby.
     
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  17. gms5997

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    We've been there 4 times already! :woohoo: In Florida, it was almost 2 hours away.
     
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    Awesome move. Enjoy the desert!
     
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    Half way back from Vegas I had to rent a truck. I think it was Hutchinson KS to Wisconsin a 15' U-Haul cost $960.

    The utility trailer I was using blew two tires and we decided it was overloaded. Moved almost everything into the truck no more issues. Expensive I should have just given the stuff to Goodwill but my wife wouldn't let me.

    TomTWI
     
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    Congrats on the new place. The views look great. Since leaving Florida you will have to trade a lawn mower for a rock mower.
     
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