Parrot Forum Header Left  
Go Back   Parrot Forum - Parrot Owner's Community > Community > Off Topic

Off Topic Post here for non parrot related topics

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #11 (permalink)  
Old 05-11-2016, 11:39 PM
LeaKP's Avatar
Senior Member
Parrots:
Congo African Grey
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Burundi
Thanks: 3,036
Thanked 4,872 Times in 1,798 Posts
LeaKP is on a distinguished road
Re: Need help ASAP with letter to HOA!

With that letter I'm sure it will be fine. Having come from Florida (the land of HOA) birds rarely were even considered problems and always allowed even if it didn't say so in the HOA regulations. My sons both work in HOAs and have said the same. Good luck!
Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to LeaKP For This Useful Post:
Allee  (05-12-2016), Christinenc2000 (05-12-2016), Scott  (05-12-2016)
  #12 (permalink)  
Old 05-12-2016, 07:32 AM
bill_e's Avatar
Supporting Member
Parrots:
Nike a Hawk Head Parrot (Deroptyus accipitrinus)
Join Date: Dec 2015
Location: New Hampshire
Thanks: 97
Thanked 1,856 Times in 633 Posts
bill_e is on a distinguished road
Re: Need help ASAP with letter to HOA!

To me, the concern for them would be screeching, and who can blame them. Would it be possible to get a reference from a prior residence?

Sent from my XT1585 using Tapatalk
__________________
Bill and Nike,

Nike Picture Thread

Reply With Quote
The Following 5 Users Say Thank You to bill_e For This Useful Post:
Allee  (05-12-2016), Christinenc2000 (05-12-2016), LeaKP (05-12-2016), Piasa (05-12-2016), Scott  (05-12-2016)
  #13 (permalink)  
Old 05-12-2016, 08:17 AM
Kiwibird's Avatar
Senior Member
Parrots:
1 BFA- Kiwi. Hatch circa 98', forever home with us Dec. 08'
Join Date: Jul 2012
Thanks: 8,634
Thanked 16,859 Times in 6,503 Posts
Kiwibird will become famous soon enough
Re: Need help ASAP with letter to HOA!

Quote: Originally Posted by bill_e View Post
To me, the concern for them would be screeching, and who can blame them. Would it be possible to get a reference from a prior residence?

Sent from my XT1585 using Tapatalk
We have one from our current landlord who is able to say living in a residential house with them with uninsulated floors he has never been a bother/is not loud. We've lived here several years. Our apartment before this is in a different state and has new ownership since we left. The first apartments we lived in was about 6 years ago are also under new management, as the manager when we were there passed away shortly before we moved out.
__________________
Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Kiwibird For This Useful Post:
Allee  (05-12-2016), Piasa (05-12-2016), Scott  (05-12-2016)
  #14 (permalink)  
Old 05-12-2016, 08:29 AM
Christinenc2000's Avatar
Senior Member
Parrots:
Big Bird _ Blue & Gold Macaw
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: North Carolina
Thanks: 5,268
Thanked 5,761 Times in 2,064 Posts
Christinenc2000 is on a distinguished road
Re: Need help ASAP with letter to HOA!

I wonder if the "
Quote:
new additions
" will be a issue

Sorry April I could not help it LOL
Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Christinenc2000 For This Useful Post:
Allee  (05-12-2016), Kiwibird (05-12-2016), Scott  (05-12-2016)
  #15 (permalink)  
Old 05-12-2016, 09:30 AM
Allee's Avatar
Super Moderator
Parrots:
U2-Poppy(Poppy lives with her new mommy, Misty now) CAG-Jack, YNA, Bingo, Budgie-Piper, Cockatiel-Sweet Pea Quakers-Harry, Sammy, Wilson ***Zeke (quaker) Twinkle (budgie) forever in our hearts
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Texas
Thanks: 52,825
Thanked 41,085 Times in 13,471 Posts
Allee will become famous soon enough
Re: Need help ASAP with letter to HOA!

April, I think your letter is well thought out, well worded and an excellent glimpse of family life with a parrot. The photos are great, I think all their questions about Kiwi are clearly answered.

Best of luck to you, Joe and Kiwi. I hope this condo is your next home.
__________________

"She is not refined. She is not unrefined. She keeps a parrot." Mark Twain
Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Allee For This Useful Post:
Kiwibird (05-12-2016), Scott  (05-12-2016)
  #16 (permalink)  
Old 05-12-2016, 10:29 AM
Kiwibird's Avatar
Senior Member
Parrots:
1 BFA- Kiwi. Hatch circa 98', forever home with us Dec. 08'
Join Date: Jul 2012
Thanks: 8,634
Thanked 16,859 Times in 6,503 Posts
Kiwibird will become famous soon enough
Re: Need help ASAP with letter to HOA!

Quote: Originally Posted by Christinenc2000 View Post
I wonder if the "
Quote:
new additions
" will be a issue

Sorry April I could not help it LOL
No new additions for at least a few years until we move out of this condo I'm going to just stick everything I had managed to buy into storage.
__________________
Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Kiwibird For This Useful Post:
Christinenc2000 (05-12-2016), Scott  (05-16-2016)
  #17 (permalink)  
Old 05-12-2016, 11:09 AM
LaurieC's Avatar
Member
Parrots:
Meyer's Parrot (Maverick), Cockatiel (Tweak), Sun Conure (Jack)
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: Zigzag, OR
Thanks: 5
Thanked 42 Times in 26 Posts
LaurieC is on a distinguished road
Re: Need help ASAP with letter to HOA!

If possible, you might also consider attaching a brief letter of recommendation from your current landlords. The endorsement from them would probably carry a bit more weight with a future landlord/HOA board in need of reassurance about allowing Kiwi in.

Where in Oregon do you live? I've rented in several parts of Portland, and never had any issues getting into a place with my bird. My reptiles, on the other hand...just mention lizards or snakes, and watch the door shut in your face. My husband and I now have our own home, and we actually had an insurance company (American Family) refuse to offer us insurance due to the fact that we have reptiles. Yes, because so many people are mauled and killed every year by Bearded Dragons, you just can't take that chance. Idiots.
Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to LaurieC For This Useful Post:
Kiwibird (05-12-2016), Piasa (05-12-2016), Scott  (05-16-2016)
  #18 (permalink)  
Old 05-12-2016, 11:19 AM
wrench13's Avatar
Supporting Member
Parrots:
Yellow Shoulder Amazon, Salty
Join Date: Nov 2015
Location: long island, ny
Thanks: 340
Thanked 10,996 Times in 4,212 Posts
wrench13 is on a distinguished road
Re: Need help ASAP with letter to HOA!

LOL, heck I want to move in with you! G/L.
__________________
See ALL Salty's Parrot trick videos on our CaptNiceGuy Channel:
https://m.youtube.com/user/captniceg...8ZwKHVY_AsI%3D
AL & Salty - hard at work.

Follow Salty's 109 page lifestory thread:
http://www.parrotforums.com/amazons/...now-salty.html

The Crew:
Salty - YSA - hatched 8/15/15
Geri - Blond haired Queens wife , birthday unknown
Tinker - Cairn terrier, 4/15/08
Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to wrench13 For This Useful Post:
Dinosrawr (05-12-2016), Scott  (05-16-2016)
  #19 (permalink)  
Old 05-12-2016, 11:25 AM
Kiwibird's Avatar
Senior Member
Parrots:
1 BFA- Kiwi. Hatch circa 98', forever home with us Dec. 08'
Join Date: Jul 2012
Thanks: 8,634
Thanked 16,859 Times in 6,503 Posts
Kiwibird will become famous soon enough
Re: Need help ASAP with letter to HOA!

Quote: Originally Posted by LaurieC View Post
If possible, you might also consider attaching a brief letter of recommendation from your current landlords. The endorsement from them would probably carry a bit more weight with a future landlord/HOA board in need of reassurance about allowing Kiwi in.

Where in Oregon do you live? I've rented in several parts of Portland, and never had any issues getting into a place with my bird. My reptiles, on the other hand...just mention lizards or snakes, and watch the door shut in your face. My husband and I now have our own home, and we actually had an insurance company (American Family) refuse to offer us insurance due to the fact that we have reptiles. Yes, because so many people are mauled and killed every year by Bearded Dragons, you just can't take that chance. Idiots.
We live in the Portland area. We had a lot of trouble getting in moving up here initially. One place even said they were super excited to have us as renters (credit history and renters history), all we had to do was get rid of our bird and we were in As if he was on par with an unwanted couch or something we would just easily get rid of for the privilege to rent with them We did get a letter from our landlords, a very nice one about how there is no insulation between the floors and he is still very quiet, never hear him at night, comes out with us and is fun to see etc...

BTW- you really have to watch out for those geckos and bearded dragons and newts and frogs! Vicious, vicious animals (noisy and messy too!)
__________________
Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Kiwibird For This Useful Post:
Brittany741 (05-13-2016), Piasa (05-12-2016), Scott  (05-16-2016)
  #20 (permalink)  
Old 05-12-2016, 11:28 AM
Birdman666's Avatar
Senior Member
Parrots:
Presently have six Greenwing Macaw (17 yo), Red Fronted Macaw (12 yo), Red Lored Amazon (17 y.o.), Lilac Crowned Amazon (about 43 y.o.) and a Congo African Grey (11 y.o.) Panama Amazon (1 Y.O.)
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: San Antonio, TX
Thanks: 1,574
Thanked 17,484 Times in 6,320 Posts
Birdman666 is on a distinguished road
Re: Need help ASAP with letter to HOA!

Quote: Originally Posted by Kiwibird View Post
Quote: Originally Posted by Birdman666 View Post
Somewhere in there I'd mention that he's smaller than most dogs or cats... and that you have had him for XX number of years, in a rental situation with no noise complaints from any of your neighbors. Other than that it's a great letter.
Thanks!

This I should change "more common pets" to dogs/cats then? I did say he only weighed under a pound.

[IMG]Look GREAT to me. What about a pic of his Cage so they can see how nice it is and how clean you keep it.[/IMG]

We are buying actually, not renting. I'm not sure if his setup is as relevant but it may not be a bad idea to include it anyways!
Yeah, a photograph of him in his cage would be a good idea, because most non-parrot folks don't even GET that they ever come out of their cages... Okay maybe once in awhile... like when you have to clean it or something... but REALLY... EVERYDAY? FOR HOURS AT A TIME?!

__________________
Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Birdman666 For This Useful Post:
Brittany741 (05-13-2016), Kiwibird (05-12-2016), Scott  (05-16-2016)
Reply

Lower Navigation
Go Back   Parrot Forum - Parrot Owner's Community > Community > Off Topic

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Letter to Mother-In-Law : too harsh? Kinny Off Topic 30 07-05-2017 07:34 AM
B&G jerks my letter finger??? okinawasupra Macaws 3 12-24-2012 12:25 AM
Need help, letter to landlord(need input asap) Shelbyrenee1329 General Parrot Information 3 11-04-2012 05:27 AM
A letter to Keen Mamanda Conures 9 11-23-2011 11:15 PM



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.