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Mon Mar 28, 2016, 05:53 PM Mar 2016

I got to give away a home Saturday [View all]

Things just kind of fell in place. I was going to buy this nice trailer and rent it out. I was apprehensive because of my health and I would have to do what work it needed. So I talked to a friend in Nevada with end stage bone cancer for his opinion and we just bullshitted.. Well a week later a lady called and said that my friend had told HER about the home and we talked. Well she is 58 years old and has been living in a 10' X 20' storage shed all winter in Montana. With no indoor water and a wood stove. Plus she was baby sitting her granddaughter while he daughter was attending nursing school 4 days a week. So I contacted the guy I was thinking about buying it from and told him I wasn't interested but I knew a lady that was. I told him if she could sell a horse she could afford maybe a couple grand for the trailer. But I also told him about her living in a shack all winter and how hard she has had it and if it were me personally I would just give her the home. He said he thought it would do his heart to some good that day and agreed. She was robbed last year by a fly by night who was supposed to build her a small cabin cabin. He took 30 grand cash and disappeared. In all reality it didn't cost any of us to help this lady other than a few phone calls and being in the right place at the right time. P.S. there are thousands of pieces of property USABLE AND EMPTY in Montana but the property owners don't want the hassle to rent, so they sit and the mice love it.

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What a wonderful thing to do! Bjornsdotter Mar 2016 #1
It was a lot of fun sorefeet Mar 2016 #2
Wow! Might there be a way for someone to master-lease them and then rent them out KamaAina Mar 2016 #3
This is a huge pet peave of mine sorefeet Mar 2016 #5
Isn't Montana pretty purplish? KamaAina Mar 2016 #6
You would think sorefeet Mar 2016 #9
This thing is a monster sorefeet Mar 2016 #4
Yay, sorefeet! dorkzilla Mar 2016 #7
You... Liberal Jesus Freak Mar 2016 #8
You folks would love this gal. All 90 pounds of her. sorefeet Mar 2016 #11
You probably restored their hope in humanity. Ilsa Mar 2016 #10
I guess after a certain length sorefeet Mar 2016 #12
Well that's a great story with a happy ending panader0 Mar 2016 #13
K&R ms liberty Mar 2016 #14
i hear the same abt manhattan... redruddyred Mar 2016 #15
I gave 1 away & losing LOTS/cash #2 - to get rid of jerk neighbors & environmentalize the community UTUSN Mar 2016 #16
Good for you!!! n/t eridani Mar 2016 #17
Rent has become a rackett sorefeet Mar 2016 #18
Good on you awoke_in_2003 Mar 2016 #19
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