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Diana Hellman, Real Estate Pro in 10538
Diana Hellman answered:
What is the price per square foot for multi-room additions in Tippecanoe IN?
You would need physical viewing of the property to accurately estimate the price. Contact a few contractors and have them give you the estimates in person.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 23, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Tippecanoe County
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
do you need a permit to remodel in Kosciusko county?
You will always need a permit, no matter where you are, if you do certain things. Plumbing, electrical and structural always needs a permit. Call your local building dept and ask to be ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 4, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in Kosciusko County
louden85, Home Buyer in Indianapolis, IN
louden85 answered:
can not getting a electrical or building permit come back on you after the work is done,?
had 2 sheds build first part of the year now i found i should have gotten a building permit - 12X16 in back yard
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 23, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in Indianapolis
Debra (Debbi…, Real Estate Pro in Livingston, NJ
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
Investment value of small 1 1/2 bathrooms to 1 large bathroom.
In my opinion, no, it would not be better to have 1 larger bathroom in place of 1.5 baths.
An appraiser will add value for that extra half bath - not add value for a "larger" single ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 10, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in Marion
Mitch Strong, Home Buyer in Hideaway, TX
Mitch Strong answered:
I am a license pest control company.How do i get on a vendors list to do termite inspection and treatment.?
Hopefully you found your answer. I know there are a lot of different pest control companies out there that people have been using. Im so glad they come around, i freaking how insects!!
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 27, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in 46409
Wayne Christ…, Real Estate Pro in North Bethesda, MD
Wayne Christopher answered:
Is it worth converting my duplex into a single-family home?
it really depends on what your short or long terms goals are. If you're looking for a higher ROI it might be a good idea to convert. I would also check with an appraiser to confirm you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 10, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in Indianapolis
Julie A. Bar…, Real Estate Pro in Lebanon, IN
Julie A. Barnett answered:
Indianapolis Does improvements made by homeowner have to stay in bank repossed property?
Well, you asked this months ago, but it should stay with the property if it is something is affixed. If not affixed to the property, then you could remove it. Some people will tear up ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Jan 4, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in 46203
Justin Biehl, Real Estate Pro in Fishers, IN
Justin Biehl answered:
Finishing basement - 46220 = how much added value?
Bill,

In my opinion the additional finished space is not going to greatly increase the appraised value of the home, however when it comes time to selling your home, it will make the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 26, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in 46220
Fran Lazerov, Real Estate Pro in Indianapolis, IN
Fran Lazerov answered:
Estimated cost of a 300 sq foot addition?
Before you make any decision to add on, have a realtor pull comparables for you. If the neighborhood comparables will justify the money it will take to add on, then contact at least tw ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 17, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Indianapolis
Ma3102, Home Buyer in Boynton Beach, FL
Ma3102 asked:
Should I put wood or tile floor on my bedrooms in Florida? I recently purchase this house with 2 floors. First floor has ceramic tiles already. I would like to install ceramic tiles on second floor as well. This is a investment property. I…
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 14, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Tulip
Lisa Lavine, Home Buyer in Hebron, IN
Lisa Lavine answered:
contractor left after paying 30,000. no contract...no work completed..what can I do?
I know it stinks ..had contractor in valpo. Same thing....
Hope it was not same.
Don't hire Jeremy Roberts. From valpo.
Contact me.. if it was
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 11, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Valparaiso
Michael Emery, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Michael Emery answered:
What is the average cost of replacing plumbing on an 860 sq. ft. house
A lot would depend on how easy it was to re plumb the house. If it's a single story house with exposed basement or crawlspace, it's a lot easier to re plumb than it would a multi story ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 24, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in 46221
Suzanne MacD…, Real Estate Pro in 07856
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
Hello friends, We live in East Chicago and are trying to add a couple bedrooms to our attic. What qualifies a room as a bedroom?
You should check with your local construction code official. Howeverm in general, a bedroom has a closet and an egress window. An egress window is one through which a firefighter in f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 22, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in 46312
Larry Tollen, Real Estate Pro in Durham, NC
Larry Tollen answered:
can you help with renovating and old 18 century house set in 340 acres?
Not sure if Trulia is the right place to post this question. You may want to consider looking around for reccomendations for accomplished contractors where the home is located. I' ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 7, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Ireland
Mike Franz, Real Estate Pro in York, PA
Mike Franz answered:
what is a general estimate to fill in a pool surronded with concrete?
This would depend on several factors, type, size and condition of the pool and concrete surroundings. A qualified contractor is a must!! You don't want to end up with a swamp where ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 15, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in 46219
Claire-Anne…, Real Estate Pro in Hendricks County, IN
Claire-Anne Aikman answered:
how can i get started cleaning and or remodling forclosed homes?
If you are looking at this as an investment opportunity so you can ultimately flip the home, connect yourself with a good Realtor after you have gone to the bank to see what kind of mon ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 8, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Indianapolis
Jillian Lopez, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Jillian Lopez answered:
im trying to start a bussiness cleaning foreclosed homes. how do I get in contact with some one that has some homes that need to be cleaned.?
You want to sign up with asset management companies. check out www.reoprep.com and you will see that have a vendor registration just for this sort of thing.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 8, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Indianapolis
Claire-Anne…, Real Estate Pro in Hendricks County, IN
Claire-Anne Aikman answered:
where is a good site to get ballpark estimates on rewiring a home?or plumbing renovation?
I like ServiceMagic.com - put in your needs and let them come to you. They contact you via email, you answer back with your needs and call if they seem to be a match for your needs. I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 8, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Indianapolis
Alan May, Real Estate Pro in 60201
Alan May answered:
Do you have to bribe the building inspectors in Indianapolis? Is it legal to do your own plumbing and wiring?
Yeah... I wouldn't listen to anyone from any state other than Indiana.

After all, what would an agent who works in the greater Chicagoland area know about kickbacks, and bribery ... more
3 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 17, 2011 Remodel & Renovate in Indianapolis
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