A guy offered me a couple hundred dollars in order to clean out his property and get all of the junk off of it. I thought it’d be a pretty standard job, and that’d I’d make a reasonable amount of money for the effort put into it. But it turns out that guy had a ton of good scrap metal and so I am going to make way more than I had expected. I am excited and I am looking at scrap metal prices right now, trying to find the place nearby that has the highest rates for buying scrap metal. I want to make as much money as possible, so I will be willing to drive a little further to sell it, if it means that I will get a significantly better price for the metal I am going to sell.
I am not really sure how much money all of this is going to be worth together, because I haven’t weighed it, and of course, scrap metal is bought by the weight of the metal you sell usually. Of course there are some exceptions to that, such as appliances can be purchased based on quantity sometimes, or electrical and computer hardware as well I think, but I have never sold any of that stuff.
I am kind of curious to know how much scrap I have all together, but I am not going to try to figure out how to weigh it on my own, and in spite of my curiosity, I am just going to wait until I actually sell it to find out how much I had. I am sure it will be a pretty good payday for me, and I should do this type of job more often, though I am sure it won’t likely pay off like this very often.
I used to be personally responsible for hiring every single one of our employees when my wife and I first started this business. She said that I had the knack for choosing the best people for the job. She said she was too willing to give anyone a chance and stopped interviewing after the first few candidates. Now we are so busy with the franchising of our business that the hiring of more corporate personnel was getting very tedious. The worst part was sorting through those who were not a good fit for our company. We hired expert corporate recruiters to help us get only the best candidates to be interviewed.
I used to spend hours in the evenings looking at resumes and trying to read into them to discover some clues about personalities before I would call a candidate for an interview. For executive positions I would ask around in my network for anyone who already knew the person. Plus, there are laws of what you can or cannot do when checking out a potential person for a job. This business was complicated enough. Continue reading “Good Recruiters Get Any Corporation the People That Are the Best Fit for the Jobs”
My husband and I started talking about getting our house refinanced not long ago. We knew that we should have no problem getting it done, and it would really help us out financially. We looked into the process since we had no idea what all we had to do to make this happen. I didn’t want to just walk into the bank and put it all in their hands, because I wanted to maintain as much control as we could. I did a search for Sacramento house appraiser for Sacramento appraisal after reading that this was a necessary part of getting refinanced.
There is not a bank around that will refinance a house without it being appraised. Continue reading “We Wanted to Refinance Our House”
Some people think that I have it rough since I am a single father raising a teenage daughter, but I actually think I am really blessed. I know a lot of fathers who are divorced are only able to see their children on a limited basis, but I am able to see my daughter and spend quality time with her on a daily basis. When her mother relinquished custody so she could remarry and start a fresh new life, my daughter and I looked at Hattiesburg MS apartments together.
I wanted her to be involved in every aspect of finding the perfect apartment for the two of us because I figured this was going to be a rough transition for her. It turned out to be exactly what she wanted though, as she later told me that she never did get a lot of love or attention from her mother. I knew she would never be able to say that about me. Continue reading “The Master Bedroom and Bath Are Huge!”
Boy, when you get one thing fixed in your life, another thing happens. I can only chuckle. There is no sense in getting upset about things that you have no control over. If you let that happen, you can get overwhelmed very quickly. There was a small fire in my apartment building recently. That meant I needed to do some renovation. But then, just days later, one of the AC units went out, and some help for hvac in NYC was next on my schedule.
The fire started thanks to one of my tenants smoking in bed. I had heard that cigarette companies had begun putting a fire retardant chemical in all cigarettes to try to stop that happening. And that is true, but that does not mean that there will never be any issues, as evidenced by what happened in my tenant’s unit. Continue reading “Fast Service is Always a Great Thing”
We were living in a small house we rented. We did not get along with the landlord. We always needed some things fixed, and he was always slow getting it done, if at all. Some things I did myself at our expense. I always was against moving into an apartment. At least with a house, we had more privacy. Or so I thought anyway. Our house was really close to others on the street. Sometimes I could hear the neighbor’s TV blaring when I was trying to sleep for third shift work. My wife had me look at parkatbouldercreek.com to see how I liked how the apartments looked. I was against moving into an apartment, but she asked me to just go and take a look with her.
Our lease was already expired. We were staying month to month. The landlord was just happy to have someone paying the rent who was no trouble. Continue reading “Apartment is Better Than Our Rented House”
After living in a cold weather state where many months of snow often kills many insects off each winter, I was simply not prepared for the amount of insects that reside where we now live. When my wife and I moved into a new place in NYC, I was overwhelmed at how tough it was to keep so many different unwanted creatures out. I really did not know that pest control in NYC is such a big deal.
First of all, there is not a lot of space in the city, and many people are crowded into buildings. If one neighbor has a pest problem, it is pretty much a sure thing that the neighbors nearby do, too. This is when many people try to load up on cans of bug spray at the store and have no luck getting rid of the pests on their own. Not to mention that most people do not know where the best places are to spray are. Most people spray a little under their bed, outside their door, and around a baseboard or two. That simply is not enough. Continue reading “Our Place is Pest Free Now”
I am a tech junkie, even though I haven’t a clue on how any of it came to be. I have probably three dozen apps on my smartphone, and even more than that on my tablet and computer. Some of them are for pure entertainment while others are practical apps that help me manage some aspect of my life. When my husband asked me for my opinion on an app idea that he had, I thought it was brilliant. I know I’m biased, but I told him to find a Singapore app developer immediately, that is how confident I was in his idea for a new app. Continue reading “An App That Has Appeal”
A lot of my friends watch movies through streaming services, but I don’t because of my Internet service provider. My connection speed isn’t that great, and on top of that, I have to deal with a monthly data cap. If I go over the cap, then I have to pay an extra $10 a month for every 50GB I go over. There are no other providers in my area, so I just avoid watching movies online. Instead, I watch movies through my cable provider. This service lets me watch a lot of free movies on the major movie channels, while also allowing me to rent moves for a few day, or even own them as long as I maintain my subscription to the service.
I prefer to watch movies on my television rather than online anyway, because my laptop screen is only 13 inches, while my television screen is 50 inches. Being hunched over a cramped space like the one on my laptop to watch a movie is not one way that I want to spend my evening. If I had company over, we would have both needed to huddle over the laptop to watch the movie if we used streaming.
Last week, I invited my friends over for a movie watching party. I rented a movie through the cable service, and my friends were surprised to see it. This movie was not available on any streaming service, so they hadn’t seen it yet. That was another benefit for having cable service. There are a lot of movies that make it to cable before they get on the streaming sites, and unless you want to wait to see them, you would be better off having cable. We watched the movie, and after it was done, I rented another one for us to enjoy.