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Vpcplusv, Home Owner in Lancaster, NY
Vpcplusv answered:
Has anyone tried the bamboo floors from lumber liquidators? I wanted to try Morning Star or Supreme Bamboo.
I find it amazing how people can have such drastically different results. I purchase 1800SQ of Morning Star Viper Strand from LL in 2011. It acclimated for about 3 months (opened wrap ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 9:51am Remodel & Renovate
Arpad Racz, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Arpad Racz answered:
Grandfathering laws in Ca

You can also ask a local licensed contractor to see what the existing wiring and framing are like, and they may be able to assist with some more details.

all the best,

Arpa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 17, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 95901
Taycollins42, Home Buyer in Opelika, AL
Taycollins42 answered:
Appraisal - Deck Stairs
I would suggest getting the problem resolved sooner rather than later. It probably won't affect your appraisal very much negatively, but it will look better. There's even a chance that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 16, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 80123
Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Kathy Burgreen answered:
what kind of worker do we call to find out what renovations should be done on house before selling? Kitchen and bath are very small. House is older
Before you start any renovations, you need to pay for a home inspection report. In older homes, there could be hidden issues that you may need to fix before selling. The worst case sc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 6, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Dutchess County
kimlou33@yah…, Renter in Grand Rapids, MI asked:
Looking to buy wood frame home in S. Florida. Problem: insurance & locals advise not to buy - moisture, efficiency, resale. Can I cover with brick? Found home in great area WPB (S. Florida) but it's wood frame, built 1984. No noticeable rotting or water damage, but locals & insurance shun wood frames citing moisure retention issues,…
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 4, 2015 Remodel & Renovate
Rich, Both Buyer and Seller in 17370
Rich answered:
addition cost in harrisburg pa
We are looking to make our first floor living room larger by about 17x 7 and build a mudroom that is about 6x10. What should i expect for sqft to pay in the harrisburg pa area?
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 3, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 17319
Arpad Racz, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Arpad Racz answered:
Looking for reliable/affordible contractor to build an addition and garage conversion in Santa Barbara. Any reccomendations?

Reviewing local contractors reviews on Yelp can be a good start.

Kind regards,

0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 30, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Santa Barbara
Amelia Robin…, Real Estate Pro in Falls Church, VA
Amelia Robinette answered:
What options are available to finance a very much needed home remodel/renovation?
You may qualify for an FHA203k loan - talk to a loan officer about your options. Call someone with a LOT of FHA203k loans, they're complicated and generally it's a painful process.

Y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 29, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Tennessee
Thomas.danie…, Home Buyer in Chicago, IL
Thomas.daniel.goodwin answered:
what are the legal requirements to have a room classified as a bedroom?
Specific to Chicago, I am wondering about closing in a loft bedroom. I have read that if closing in a "half wall" in a Chicago loft, that one must have a minimum of 25 square feet of w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 28, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 60657
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in Manchester, NH
Scott Godzyk answered:
How much does it cost to build a pool and how much will it increase the value of the house?
An inground pool could average $20,000. On average it increases the valaue the same amount. A pool is not put in as an investment, but for your joy and relaxation,.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 28, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 31525
Javier Menes…, Real Estate Pro in Great Neck, NY
Javier Meneses answered:
FHA 203k loan could the realtor's husband which is a general contractor take on the work without identity of interest??
Good question! I would be inclined to say no. But I will try to find a response from HUD on this.

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Javier Meneses
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0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 27, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Maryland
Larry Tollen, Real Estate Pro in Chapel Hill, NC
Larry Tollen answered:
How to obtain floor plans for existing home in Durham, N.C.?
It's very unlikely you'll be able to get these as working plans are consider the intellectual property of the builder. The fact that Sunstar no longer exists and was purchased by Lennar ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Oct 25, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Durham
Dorene Slavi…, Real Estate Pro in Torrance, CA
Dorene Slavitz answered:
Prop 58 and renovating my home
This might be a question for a CPA or the city assessor, to be sure about the taxes. In my area, you will pay more property taxes if you add square feet to your existing property. Cosm ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 24, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Los Angeles
Millen58, Home Buyer in Philadelphia, PA
Millen58 answered:
Can you convert a commercial property into a residential property?
Looking to convert a building we already own from commercial to residential as it is now we have two apts above. We would be turning the downstairs into a large apt since we cannot se ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 23, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Philadelphia
Allison Clark, Home Owner in South Orange, NJ
Allison Clark answered:
Renovate/rehab or sell? Guestimate the cost to renovate based on the description below.
Hi David, I'm looking for a property just like yours! Could you email me some specifics? We aren't flippers but are looking for a value in the neighborhood that we can fix up ourselve ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 20, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 07040
Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Susie Kay answered:
how much would it cost to knock down a wall between two bedrooms that only has closets on each side, and remodel & remodel bathroom. single level home
I would suggest that you obtain at least a couple bids from general contractors for an answer.
1 vote Share Flag Mon Oct 19, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in San Diego
89jackmoore, Home Buyer in New York, NY
89jackmoore asked:
How much will a new AC cost me? I have a very old swamp cooler I need to replace. How much will a brand new air conditioner cost me with installation? Has anyone bought one in the last few months that can give me a close…
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 16, 2015 Remodel & Renovate
89jackmoore, Home Buyer in New York, NY
89jackmoore answered:
General Contractor
If I were you, I'd ask some friends and neighbors if they have any good recommendations. Barring that, I'd look around at the general contractors in your area and start doing some resea ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 16, 2015 Remodel & Renovate
Elaine.pogell, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Elaine.pogell answered:
Office build out cost per sq ft?
What is the office build out cost per sq ft in Philadelphia?
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 16, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in New York
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