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Re: [Shop-talk] Renting garage space

Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Renting garage space
From: Scott <>
Date: Thu, 09 May 2013 10:46:09 -0400
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Man, there is NO way I'm letting you keep your car in my garage, whether 
you pay me for that or not.

At least not without enough insurance to ballast a small aircraft 
carrier. And maybe not even then.

On 5/9/2013 10:22 AM, PJ McGarvey wrote:
> Toying with the idea of *considering* bidding on a house with an amazing
> garage... rest of the house is great too, just has some other issues and the
> price is a bit high...
> So to explore way how I might be able to recoup the price of said house - alot
> of which I think I think are b/c of this garage - I'm wondering how I can go
> about maybe renting space whether it be just storage or possibly also work
> space.
> Garage:Detached, 1300 sq. ft. - will fit 7 cars, I would consider giving up
> about 4 cars worth.10 years old, has plenty of power, air compressor lines,
> heat/AC, lighting ... all top notch.  Security system included,   Private cul
> de sac in nice area.  I've seen the house and garage with a realtor.
> One of my main concerns would be the neighbors, and not annoying them
> especially since I'd barely know them upon move in.  So starting out small
> might be a good thing.  Current owner is a big car guy, lots of hot rods, so
> the neighbors can't be all that surprised.  hehe.
> So I'm wondering for those who are garage space renters or rentees, what or
> how you charge, what you are getting/including, and what kinds of things are
> guys looking for in rental space, do you sign any "gentlemens" agreements, and
> what kinds of issues do you run into?
> The wife is all for the garage and how we can u$e it, so THAT'S out of the
> way.. :-)   The attached 2 car garage would be a step up for me already, so at
> least we'd have a place for other stuff.
> BTW, my current house was previously owned by a 70 year old widower, who
> rented the 2 car garage to a Viper and built drag Mustang when I bought it.

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