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View Poll Results: What do you prefer?
Above ground 2 7.14%
Semi in ground 2 7.14%
In ground 18 64.29%
Fiberglass 2 7.14%
Inflatable/Other 4 14.29%
Voters: 28. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 07-10-2011, 09:01 PM
 
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Even more than taxes, your liquor bill will skyrocket once you get a pool, be it below or above, or anywhere in-between.
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Old 07-10-2011, 09:05 PM
 
Location: Glen Head, NY
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^is the liquor bill higher in a hamlet or village?
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Old 07-10-2011, 10:02 PM
 
Location: Wallens Ridge
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^is the liquor bill higher in a hamlet or village?
In the City of course
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Old 07-10-2011, 10:14 PM
 
Location: Massapequa Park
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If money was no issue, in-ground.
few choices to add:

-like Elke said, None*...NIMBY would get some votes
-town pool
-village pool

AFAIK, In-grounds raise your taxes more than above-grounds. This is proven by looking at comps. But even in grounds do not cause that huge a tax increase in some cases. While I've seen other people get raped. I'd wait for an up market to put something like that in, otherwise the tax hit will be a lot more severe.
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Old 07-10-2011, 10:28 PM
 
Location: Inis Fada
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None of the above. I'm not a pool person.

Many of my friends have installed pools which take up a large portion of their yards between the pool, patios, water features and such. They've spent a great deal of money on these beautiful backyard sanctuaries and have created yards in which their children can no longer play.
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Old 07-10-2011, 11:14 PM
 
Location: Wellsville, Glurt County
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None of the above. I'm not a pool person.

Many of my friends have installed pools which take up a large portion of their yards between the pool, patios, water features and such. They've spent a great deal of money on these beautiful backyard sanctuaries and have created yards in which their children can no longer play.
...except in the pool, of course.

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Old 07-11-2011, 05:16 AM
 
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If money was no issue, in-ground.
few choices to add:

-like Elke said, None*...NIMBY would get some votes
-town pool
-village pool

AFAIK, In-grounds raise your taxes more than above-grounds. This is proven by looking at comps. But even in grounds do not cause that huge a tax increase in some cases. While I've seen other people get raped. I'd wait for an up market to put something like that in, otherwise the tax hit will be a lot more severe.
Thanks Peqs!
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Old 07-11-2011, 06:59 AM
 
Location: Island of long
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Same exact thing happened to me. Now I would never own a home without a pool.

My vote is for a inground pool crooks. Better looking imo then above ground. Can get a nice flow out of the house on to the patio then right into pool(one level). Easier to clean unless you have a deck around the entire above ground pool.


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well, we just went to contract on a house with a heated in ground pool which somehow went from a feature my wife absolutely didn't want to something she couldn't live without. : /
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Old 07-11-2011, 07:08 AM
 
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vatch out for ze pool commisars flying over in ze helicopters looking for ze permits. zey vill toss you in ze clink und take your 1zt born child for your crime againzt ze republic.
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Old 07-11-2011, 08:07 AM
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Location: Where my bills arrive
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Aside from the tax increase what about the insurance increase? Does inground have a higher liability than above ground?
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