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Klf, Other/Just Looking in Fairmount/Art Museum,...
Klf asked:
I live in the Art Musuem area in a two-story row house with finished basement (2 bedrooms and one a half bathrooms). We are considering putting in a roof deck but it will be a challenge structurally to do. Is it worth doing financially, or for other than our own enjoyment. We don't seem many two story rowhouses with roof decks...
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 27, 2009 Remodel & Renovate in Fairmount-Art Museum
Ben Cady, Home Buyer in 19147
Ben Cady asked:
I am looking for a basic rehab estimate on a 3 story home in shell form. The house is 3 stories and 1950 sq. foot. I should add that when I say shell I mean you can see through the floor boards and there's pigeon poop on the third floor.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 24, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in 19125
Mike, Real Estate Pro in 19123
Mike asked:
Expected return on raising the roof of a property. I own a duplex in Northern Liberties and I wil lbe rehabbing it. It has 2 bedrooms on the top floor but the ceilings are sloped and the flat part of the ceiling is only 7' high. I am...
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 13, 2009 Remodel & Renovate in 19123
Bonn, Home Buyer in Philly
Bonn asked:
Converting Duplex-Permits etc. I am considering to convert elderly aunt's house to a duplex since it is too big for her to live. What steps should I take in terms of permits etc. How long would it take to have zon...
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 9, 2009 Remodel & Renovate in 19134
Lindsey, Home Buyer in Philadelphia, PA
Lindsey asked:
Can I use the FHA 203k to rehab my home I already own? Due to the long settlement time associated with FHA 203k loans, I bought a fixer upper with a conventional loan (which is significantly less that the market value). Can I now get a FHA ...
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 30, 2009 Remodel & Renovate in Philadelphia
Mike, Real Estate Pro in 19123
Mike asked:
How difficult is get a zoning change from single family (10A) to multi-family in Philly? I am looking at renovating a 4 bedroom house zoned 10A in Northern Liberties into a multi-family 2 apt (3 1) building. How difficult is it to get the zoning change and what steps need...
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 27, 2011 Remodel & Renovate in 19123
Richard, Home Buyer in Philadelphia, PA
Richard asked:
I bought a house last January, planning to use a Phil Loan to make it livable. I did some exploratory demo to assess the situation to hel p with planning (I am an architect). There was more to do than the Phil Loan would cover so I began hunting for general contractors. One came highly reccomme...
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 15, 2009 Remodel & Renovate in Philadelphia
Frederick, Home Buyer in Philadlephia, PA
Frederick asked:
Can you convert a commercial property into a residential property? Are there any restrictions in the City of Philadelphia that prohibit the conversion of a commercially zoned property to a residential living space?
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 14, 2008 Remodel & Renovate in Philadelphia
Mike, Home Buyer in Morrell Park, Baltim...
Mike asked:
Does anyone have any thoughts on gentrification in Brewerytown? It appears that with the proximity to Kelly Drive, Art Museum, etc. this is a relatively untapped area of the city, especially since the eastern side of the city has seen their developm...
Timothy M. G…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
If you are a regular reader of this blog, you probably know by now that I am a ... Read more
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