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Old 02-11-2010, 10:14 PM
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Originally Posted by DOUBLE H View Post
Speaking of a rough patch, I have several neighbors who fortunately were only renting when they came in and went to work for Halliburton 5 years ago. They know about that rough patch, or should I say oil patch! 2 families are sharing 3 bedroom mobiles here in my neighborhood.
Apartment vacancies are up from 3.1% to 13.2% over the last year.

GJ apartment vacancies soar in Q4 | GJFreePress.com
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Old 02-12-2010, 08:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Bideshi View Post
It helps sharing the rent for sure. Good for them and I hope they find their way to better days. Sounds like they are willing to make the adjustments necessary to cope with the new economic reality.
They know what it's like to work in that industry and experience layoffs. It just so happens in this case, the layoffs are coming up on a year old with the Halliburton situation.

Good info by Sterling Girl regarding the apartment vacancies. Yea, they're climbing as well.
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