I don't think it will be a big hit to your resale value unless the cabinets aren't good. I don't think you'd have to disclose where you got the cabinets to any buyers in the future, and even if you did, if the cabinets are good, then it shouldn't be too big of a deal at all. I would suggest trusting your contractor because she is the professional. If you don't like the idea though, you can always say you want something different. you're the one who is going to have to live with it.
The true question is what is the properties highest and best use. While prior performance is an indicator of future performance it is not the only factor. For example, a television repair shop on a corner does $50,000 in profit per year, so its value can be calculated as a multiple of it's earnings.
then there is a big announcement that a new factory is going in next door to the television repair shop. Is the best use of that location still a repair shop? Wouldn't a sandwich shop or a co0nvenience store be more valuable there? Would you sell it based on it performance as a repair shop, or would you sell it for its value as a sandwich shop?
The value in your property is in what can be built there and how profitable the new endeavor will be.... more
There are many variable in the cost of siding, not the least of which is the type and quality of siding you chose. I suggest going to your nearest home improvement store to see and feel the differences in quality and to gage the difference in cost. Then seek out two or three reputable contractors to provide you with bids. The more educated you are, the less it will cost.... more
Your best bet is to contact a realtor who specializes in commercial property and can best assess the property for you and yes a realtor does have connections and the resources to market the property for you. Our brokerage does have a commercial division and you can contact them at 412-851-0600 and ask for Ken Gasporvich.... more