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Neil Case, Real Estate Pro in Martinez, CA
Neil Case answered:
Can I convert one of my three garages (single car) into a bonus room and is the garage considered the interior of the home?
Hi Olivia,

I can't honestly tell you that I know for sure what the building and planning department for Danville will say when you request to do this. I do know that you really reall ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 21, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in Danville
FHA 203k Mor…, Real Estate Pro in CA,
FHA 203k Mortgage Lender answered:
is FHA 203k loan for remodel possible if we already bought the house and already have a mortgage?
Yes, you can refinance into a 203k loan.

Best of luck
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 3, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in 94526
Steven Ornel…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Steven Ornellas answered:
I'm having a pool removed in Lafayette. What soil compaction level is required in order for us to build atop of the area?

You should contact the Lafayette permitting office to have them provide some guidance regarding this especially if you are going to be building over the former pool area (mak ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 23, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in Lafayette
Ronnie Romiti,  in Brentwood, CA
Ronnie Romiti answered:
Can anyone recommend a handyman in Antioch, Oakley, Brentwood area ?
All Star Handyman
2950 Oakley Rd.

They will do a great job for you.

Please let me know if there is anything else I can do for you

Thank you,

Ronnie Romiti
A ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 27, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Antioch
Konrad Ostac…, Real Estate Pro in Concord, CA
Konrad Ostachiewicz answered:
How much does it cost to widen a window?
It is depends on many things like what is the wall finish inside (sheetrock, plaster, tiles...) and outside (wood siding, vinyl siding, stucco...), also price of the widows can ve ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 25, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in 94521
Reggie, Both Buyer and Seller in Memphis, TN
Reggie answered:
Install Central AC in a 1959 house in Pleasant Hill
You mentioned the AC wall units are in the bedrooms, so let's assume you have 3 bedrooms.
If you don't have to Upgrade the Power Panel for the AC Unit, I would Estimate $ 4,000.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 25, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in 94521
Lance King, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
Lance King answered:
What is the minimum size for a bath with only a toilet and sink? What is the minimum door opening permitted?
You need to check with your local bldg dept as codes vary from city to city. There will be code requirements for space from the wall for the toilet for one thing - that will determine i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 26, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in 94804
Bob Georgiou, Real Estate Pro in Danville, CA
Bob Georgiou answered:
Sliding house - ballpark idea on what it would cost to rebuild?

Contractors hard cost is between $80 to $120 per square foot before some additional underground work and permit add ons. $200 per square foot is probably reasonable.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 12, 2011 Remodel & Renovate in Walnut Creek
D Van Dyk,  in 91342
D Van Dyk answered:
Anyone know of any 203k general contractors that have been validated through Wells Fargo?
Wells Fargo should give you a list of 203k contractors (if they have an approved list). Your loan representative should help you.
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 14, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in Richmond
Suzanne Look…, Real Estate Pro in Lafayette, CA
Suzanne Looker answered:
My Pool: To Repair or Remove?
I would absolutely spend $5k to fix it. Your kids have loved the pool and the next family's children may do the same. If you leave it 'as is', the pool inspector will c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 7, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in San Ramon
Johnny Huang,…, Real Estate Pro in Walnut Creek, CA
Johnny Huang, MBA answered:
how do I get a copy of a certificate of occupancy or a building permit in concord, california?
check with the permit's department. Link attached.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 1, 2009 Remodel & Renovate in 94520
Bernard Gibb…, Real Estate Pro in Danville, CA
Bernard Gibbons answered:
How much does it cost to build a pool?
Basic pool from around $45,000 up to as much as you are prepared to spend.

You really have to talk to a pool specialist and get price quotes. There are soooo many alternatives.

Be ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 19, 2009 Remodel & Renovate in San Ramon
Steven Ornel…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Steven Ornellas answered:
We are chaning home owner's insurance and want to make sure we have enough insurance to rebuild. What is the?
Hi Karen, this will depend on the amenities you currently have in your home. More than likely, the new insurance company will want to do a visual inspection of your home to determine yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 10, 2008 Remodel & Renovate in 94583
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