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144jr144, Home Buyer in Phoenix, AZ
144jr144 answered:
how much does it cost to turn a carport into a garage?
The cost of the carport conversion depends mostly on the size of the carport (one-car, three-car), among other things. This page explains why it can cost under $2000 in some cases: http ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 15, 2016 Remodel & Renovate in 85018
Benjamin Sch…, Real Estate Pro in Tucson, AZ
Benjamin Schutt answered:
How do I find a real estate agent/renovator firm like HGTV, fixer upper or property brothers in Tucson, AZ?
Sounds pretty glamorous, being on TV. Are you interested in being on TV, or are you interested in purchasing a home? If you're interested in purchasing a home, I can help. When looking ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 10, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Tucson
garypuntman, Other/Just Looking in Los Angeles, CA
garypuntman answered:
Does anyone know a good plumber in Tempe?
I'm not sure of any. I need to find a plumber myself. Did you end up finding someone to hire? I'm looking for someone with good prices and who will be available to get the job done a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 28, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Tempe
Caleb Hart, Renter in Orem, UT
Caleb Hart answered:
laminate wood or 20x20 Porcelain tile
Have you spoken with any contractors about this? That would probably be the best thing to do. There are a lot of things that they know about tile that we don't. Hopefully you can get so ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 6, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Gilbert
Jan Pickering, Real Estate Pro in Florence, AZ
Jan Pickering answered:
What is the average cost per sq/ft to paint a room 16x17?
As the chap from Modesto said.....shop around, get quotes....personal referrals are always best.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 6, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 85243
Eileen Harris, Real Estate Pro in Scottsdale, AZ
Eileen Harris answered:
Live in historic Phoenix, look to do 400 sqft addition with basement connected to original basement (800 sqft total). How much for architect & Build?
The cost will depend on what finishes you want to add as well as the square footage. Find a reputable contractor and they will be able to give you an estimate. Be sure to provide them w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 12, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Phoenix
Jackson Will…, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
Jackson Willis answered:
Can someone recommend a solid general contractor? ?
Working with a contractor is definitely a good option to look into. I've noticed through some remodeling jobs I've done on past houses, and with building a new house right now, that I d ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 5, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Tucson
John Armbrus…, Real Estate Pro in Tucson, AZ
John Armbruster answered:
Please tell me why 2661 W. Saddleranch Pl is in next to destroyed condition. Have interest because my mom had this house/ pool custom built in 1986??
It's currently a bank owned property right now, so it's hard to say what exactly happened.

I have a little more info on it, though, if you would like to call/text or email me. I put ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 17, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Tucson
Kelsey Compa…, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
Kelsey Compars answered:
which is the best way to remove graffiti on the backyard wall ?
I have some friends that had graffiti on their home not too long ago. They tried a lot of different things to get it off but never could get it all. I think they ended up hiring a servi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 7, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Maricopa County
Sharon Felton, Real Estate Pro in Nashville, TN
Sharon Felton answered:
I want to paint the exterior of my house. How can I find out the names of the colors? I live in WestPark in Buckeye.
Your HOA probaby has meetings every month or so. Attend one of the meetings and make sure that there are no rules or restrictions that might impede your planned project. Good luck.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 10, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 85326
Jennie Miller…, Real Estate Pro in Phoenix, AZ
Jennie Miller, Pllc answered:
Anyone have experience with house sealing services for pest control (specifically scorpions???) (YUCK!)
We do live in the desert and it is possible that you can have a scorpion, snake, etc in the home.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 23, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in Peoria
Kathy Harrell, Real Estate Pro in Green Valley, AZ
Kathy Harrell answered:
I want to turn a bedroom into a master bath. Will this increase/decrease my home value?
The bottom line is with what your objective is; if it is your goal to make the home more livable for yourself and/or your family and if you plan to stay in the home long enough to enjoy ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 2, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 86314
Louise Doing, Real Estate Pro in Raleigh, NC
Louise Doing answered:
How will a garage conversion affect the value of my home?
Check the land use in your area and see if that space could be used for a rental property. You can add value to a buyer if they can generate income from that conversion. Also, be sure y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 26, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 86413
Carmen Brode…, Real Estate Pro in Scottsdale, AZ
Carmen Brodeur, JD answered:
Approximately how much should it cost to build a simple two-car garage on a level 1.2 acre lot in Scottsdale?
I would recommend getting 3 to 5 quotes from different contractors. This will ensure that you get an accurate estimate and the best price.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 23, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in Scottsdale
Carmen Brode…, Real Estate Pro in Scottsdale, AZ
Carmen Brodeur, JD answered:
I wish to add a second level above a 1200 square foot garage. It will have one bathroom with stall shower.
Make sure that if you have an HOA, you get this approved by them before starting any work.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 10, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in 85255
Laurel Niels…, Real Estate Pro in Gilbert, AZ
Laurel Nielson answered:
Because of roof overhang, we cannot use our RV gate to park an RV. Will cutting it back toward the exterior wall reduce the home's value?
If you are not seeing a decrease in home values in the area in comparison to other properties that have done so, I would recommend cutting the overhand back to take advantage and use th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 24, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in Maricopa County
Derek Ostrov…, Real Estate Pro in Sun City, AZ
Derek Ostrovski answered:
Does anyone know a good kitchen cabinet refurbish-er who can put on new doors / draw pulls / draw slides and is reasonable ?
It looks to me like you need help from a smaller operator with skills and experience, not necessarily someone big like Lowes or a professional cabinet maker. I have personally used a g ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 27, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in Sun City
Rob Weber, Real Estate Pro in Oakbrook, IL
Rob Weber answered:
can you use a fha loan to help remodel your house?
[Continued from the post immediately below this, read there then finish here. This will later be consolidated into a blog post]

In my area, many people are buying homes that were bu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 26, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in 85296
David Fuller, Real Estate Pro in Phoenix, AZ
David Fuller answered:
Contractor recommendations
Jeff Parr with Rockstar Homes. 602-518-2661
You can see some of his work on the facebook link below.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Rock-Star-Homes/220192081393349
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 17, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in Phoenix
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