Annette  Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041, Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ  (ReMax Realtec Group)

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Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker
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No I have not seen this at all. Are people getting squeezed - yes - and all this was preventable.

May 07, 2022 03:04 PM
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John Juarez
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Around here, $10 will not by 2 gallons of Premium gas, which is what my cars demand. Can't go to far on that small amount of fuel.

No I have not observed such a phenomenon.

May 07, 2022 02:38 PM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
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I must presume that a WaWa is a gas station.  Not familiar with WaWa. 

I have not noticed.  What I see is $80-$120 in my area.  $6.15/gal for Premium and that is at an ARCO station which tends to be the least expensive gas in my area. 

As for some people being squeezed. Too many are being more than squeezed - and getting crushed.  It is only going to get worse.  Hold on to your hat and your coat, it's going to be a wild ride. 

May 07, 2022 02:53 PM
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Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
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Unfortunately too many bad decisions being made by those at the top! They are all wealthy and will not suffer through this like the average American. Example: NP and her $24,000 refrigerator and $13 a pint ice cream...👀

May 07, 2022 05:43 PM
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Pete Xavier
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Somewhere somebody is always getting squeezed, unfortunately many consumers are these days.

 

No, I haven't noticed. 

May 07, 2022 02:24 PM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
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No WaWa near me. I buy my gas at Harris Teeter or Sam's Club most of the time... have yet to see small amounts on the display from a buyer ahead of me.

May 08, 2022 05:00 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
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WaWa was big in Florida, but not here in Chicago! That said, many pumps have those amounts displayed. Must have purchased regular because at premium prices, $5 won't buy a gallon and  $10 won't buy 2. And, unlike John Juarez I am not in California!

May 08, 2022 04:49 AM
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Buzz Mackintosh
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I have run into more "I DID THAT" stickers pointing to the high price of gas!

May 08, 2022 04:11 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
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Unless they're dollar cost averaging their fill-ups.  Buy $5 or $10 every couple of days so hopefully things average out lower?  I don't get it either.  No, I have not seen that.  I'm seeing $70 and $80 fill-ups for me though.  Not looking forward to filling up the beemer which takes premium.  Thankfully, that's probably a way off.

 

Did see some good videos on how to make a DIY solar charger for an electric car and take that off-grid.  Not that I have an EV, but Corvette is coming out with a partial one and then a full one.  Not sure how I feel about that, but may give the partial a shot if it still looks like the drop-dead gorgeous current mid-engine model.

May 07, 2022 09:55 PM
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Kevin J. May
Florida Supreme Realty - Hobe Sound, FL
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Trying to fit these increases into a budget gets tougher every day. Some people have to choose whether to eat or drive. Adjustments are par for the course and it did not have to be this way. I see the squeeze but it's more like a pinch at every turn.

May 08, 2022 04:38 AM
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Carla Freund
Keller Williams Preferred Realty - Raleigh, NC
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I haven't looked. Someone posted her a picture of her gas purchase while at the pump on FB the other day and it was $105. At first I thought she was posting her weight. I had to take a second look.😂

May 08, 2022 04:32 AM
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Diana Zaccaro Broker Associate
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No WaWa here on the beach and I haven't noticed the $5/$10 BUT have not really been looking that closely. 

I do sometimes only put in $5 or $10 if I need gas and am not near either of my preferred stations so I can get to the closest top tier station. And I usually pay cash, don't trust using a card due to skimmers, so if I'm low on cash I will put in enough to get me to my bank's ATM.

 

May 07, 2022 09:47 PM
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Caroline Gerardo
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I've seen it. Also seen hitchhikers in Orange County (never before in 28 years).

May 07, 2022 05:29 PM
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Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
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I've done this in an emergency when you have to get gas & it's a total rip off. If I was with a client, I would just fill up & bite the bullet.

$5 doesn't get you very far.

Another member here used to show his fill up $$ amounts when prices were first going up - all over $70.

May 08, 2022 06:17 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
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Not seeing however, I am grateful I can weather this storm. Best to everyone

May 07, 2022 03:42 PM
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John Pusa
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Hello Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041 it is interesting that people filling up $5 and $10 gas, financially they are having difficult time.

May 07, 2022 03:12 PM
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Candice A. Donofrio
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NO, the contrary - I see 100+ fillups routinely and my last 2 truck fillups were 85 and 90 respectively and I get a fuel discount! 

In fairness, many RVs and boats drink up a lotta gas around here, but I'd imagine there too!
I WONDER IF those 5-10 were to fill gas cans?

May 08, 2022 08:40 AM
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Bob Crane
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What is a WaWa?

May 08, 2022 03:39 PM
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Tony Lewis
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Life's too short to pay attention to things like this.  I fill up, pay and leave.

May 12, 2022 10:48 AM