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Jackson Will…, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
Jackson Willis answered:
Is it hard to get the renovation approval from the coop board? How long does it take? I plan to update the kitchen, change the floor.
I think it would be kind of different everywhere. You should just talk to them and explain everything you are planning. That way they will know a bit better what to expect and they shou ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Aug 6, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 11361
Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Kathy Burgreen answered:
I entered new correct data and the site is still showing the same value and the old outdated information. When will it be fixed?
It won't. Websites like Trulia & Zillow use their own formula to put a value on your home. It's meaningless & doesn't include renovations unless your county recorded it & submits it as ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 25, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 14052
Jc5731, Home Buyer in Flushing, NY
Jc5731 asked:
What Is The Cost Of Convert One Family House To Two Families All Locations? my parents love the current area.is it worth to update? or sell it and look for two family house.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 5, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 11358
Malgorzata…, Real Estate Pro in Rockville Centre, NY
Malgorzata Ringston answered:
how much would my taxes go up if I added I bathroom in my home in mineola ny ?
You can call the Nassau County Assessment Department at 516-571-2490. Good luck.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 11, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Nassau County
lynnnchase9, Other/Just Looking in Omaha, NE
lynnnchase9 answered:
Roof gutter repair
This can be a really hard thing to tackle by yourself. If I were you, I would try finding a company that your friends and family suggest. The odds are, you're probably not the only one ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 19, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in New York
Kodylawrence6, Home Buyer in Indianapolis, IN
Kodylawrence6 answered:
Electrical work in the coop apartment
Why type of electrical work are you looking to get done? My sister had some work done in her apartment not too long ago but I am not sure what it was for exactly. I do believe that she ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 14, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 11224
Marco Gomez &…, Real Estate Pro in Bayside, NY
Marco Gomez & The Reach Team answered:
Anyone have a recommended contractor to renovate an apartment in North Queensview Coop?
Hi Suzanne,

I would recommend Jerry Gucciardo of Atlantic Shores contractors 516-852-5552. I've recommended him to many clients and they have always been extremely pleased with his c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 21, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Astoria
lynnnchase9, Other/Just Looking in Omaha, NE
lynnnchase9 answered:
do all decks need a cert of occupancy ??
Honestly, I'm not sure as I think it may depend on your area. If I were you, I would call the real estate agent you worked with to buy the house. They should know all the in's and out's ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 21, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in New Rochelle
123123214, Home Buyer in New York, NY
123123214 asked:
Renovation estimate http://www.rudme.ru/ Do you use renovation estimate http://www.rudme.ru/ ?
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 21, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in New York
Caleb Hart, Renter in Orem, UT
Caleb Hart answered:
Can I remove a retaining wall which supports my neighbors land so I can widen my driveway? Who is fiscally responsible for building the new wall?
I feel like it's not as simple as it seems. I imagine that there are building codes or zoning issues that you're going to have to deal with. Also, you're going to want to talk to your n ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 6, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Queens
Paige Smith, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
Paige Smith answered:
can anyone recommend a tile setter? licensed plumber?
I definitely know what it is like to update the original plumbing of your home. I recently had to update my bathroom. The plumbing was just too run down and not working anymore. It is i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 3, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Queens
Steve Riddle, Real Estate Pro in Bayside, NY
Steve Riddle answered:
merging 2 coops
you will be filing an alt 2 directive 14, No change of use. The filing is conducted by a expediter under the contractor/ Engineer or Architect of record.
You may contact me by clickin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 26, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Upper East Side
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
How can I obtain a property survey before undertaking home renovations?
If you recently purchased the property more than likely a survey was ordered, so you can ask your attorney for a copy, or check with your local buildings department, a copy may be on fi ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Feb 24, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 11510
Skylar Mitch…, Home Buyer in American Fork, UT
Skylar Mitchell answered:
Roof replacement cost? 3500 sq foot Victorian era roof.
It's always difficult to determine costs such as this, since there are so many variables. I would think that with the various things that you need replaced and repaired, it would be bes ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 30, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 12866
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Is a fire door required at the entrance of a boiler room?
For accurate information check with your local municipality; if you are in the Village of Massapequa Park check with the building and zoning department, if not see link below. www.oyste ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Jan 21, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Massapequa
lewisremingt…, Home Owner in Rochester, NY
lewisremington19 answered:
Any advice on installing an outdoor deck?
My biggest advice concerning installing an outdoor deck is finding the right deck installation service. You want to find one that will be able to give you the service you and your space ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 13, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Staten Island
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
What is the average cost per square foot for a gut renovation of an apartment on Manhattan's Upper West Side?
Be mindful that costs vary, therefore why not simply contact a few local licensed contractors for free estimates based on your needs.
1 vote Share Flag Fri Dec 12, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 10023
Charlotte Tu…, Real Estate Pro in Williamsburg, VA
Charlotte Turner, ABR®, e-PRO® answered:
I am renovating the main bath and want to install only one sink - a larger rectangular vessel style. Will this hurt my resale value? Thanks!
Most buyers like double sinks in a master bath. It could hurt.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 25, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in White Plains
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