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Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Kathy Burgreen answered:
merging 2 coops
If you live in a co-op, do you have approval from the Co-op Board and the management company? Before you proceed with anything, make sure you get approval for the layout and what you i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 23, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in Upper East Side
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
Calvin James, Home Buyer in Orem, UT
Calvin James answered:
Roof gutter repair
I really need to get my gutters cleaned! We had a big rain storm last night and the rain was rolling straight off my roof. The gutters weren't helping a bit! Are there services that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 6, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in New York
leachmark707, Home Buyer in Pine Bluff, AR
leachmark707 answered:
Home exterior renovation (STUCCO)
I, too, am embarking on the renovation escapades. I am wondering what the current trend is for home building. Is siding more popular now, or stucco? I want to make sure that I have the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 1, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in Nassau County
☆ Charlotte…, Real Estate Pro in 23188
☆ Charlotte Turner ☆ 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
Hope Motreuil, Real Estate Pro in 11758
Hope Motreuil answered:
Does the front door of a corner house have to face the street address?
I don't believe it does. There is a home in my neighborhood like this. The original home faced the addressing street and it was a knock down and rebuild. The builder built the home fa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 15, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in Massapequa
Mary Jane Pr…, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
Mary Jane Princton answered:
Electrical work in the coop apartment
I think that working in the electrical field would be really scary. I would always be really afraid of being electrocuted. I think that working with the electricity for apartment comple ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 28, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 11224
NoName, Home Buyer in Baltimore, MD
NoName answered:
Can anyone recommend a store where they sell bathroom fixtures in Westchester/Dutchess county, NY? Like bathroom vanities, faucets, tubs, sinks.
CONSOLIDATED PLUMBING IN MT. VERNON : they make it easy and have a good range of displayed products.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 2, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 10549
Jonathan D.…, Real Estate Pro in 07470
Jonathan D. Joachim answered:
In need of personal loan for home repair
Hi John,
What do you think your credit scores are? If they are in the 600's you can possibly be approved for a renovation loan.

Jonathan D Joachim

Renovation Sales Supervisor, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 1, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in Big Flats
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I live in rockville centre ny but school zones cross property lines making it oceanside schools if I extend my deck will that change.
Check with the village for any possible necessary permits before extending the deck, and ask them the question; you may also wish to check with the school, don't simply rely on online i ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Aug 28, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in Nassau County
acshar5, Home Buyer in New York, NY
acshar5 answered:
How do you convert a residential first floor apt into an office or commercial retail storefront legally in brooklyn, ny?
Hey any luck finding an answer to your question... I own a 2 family in Brooklyn and find my self with the same question as i am looking into converting my first floor apartment to a sto ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 21, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in New York
Leah Krajews…, Real Estate Pro in 14150
Leah Krajewski answered:
What is the proper percentage under the listed price to make a bid ?
In today's current - competitive market, I'd highly recommend finding a Realtor that has experience in that market. Realtor's with experience in specified markets are able to research ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 19, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 14226
Monica Picar…, Real Estate Pro in 10604
Monica Picarelli, REALTOR® answered:
I've been asked to remodel a 3 story home that is damaged in many ways. Vandalism , all the plumbing was taken( copper pipes ect). Broken windows,
Mark, first cost you need to consider is acquiring a building permit for any task. The permit has a cost and in White Plains, NY it will ensure that all the local codes are followed pro ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 15, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 10601
Ron Krauch, Real Estate Pro in 60463
Ron Krauch answered:
I want to add a second floor as well as extend my house. I want to save money but still use a licensed contractor. Will contractors be willing...?
My other business is a remodeling company. Generally, we charge more when the homeowner wants to do work.

All kidding aside, depending upon the scope of work, many contractors are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 22, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in Staten Island
Daniel D'Ami…, Real Estate Pro in 10465
Daniel D'Amico answered:
Looking for FHA 203K General Contractor located in the Bronx to remodel a 2 family home
Hey Melvin,

Please give me a call as i have a preferred lender, her name is Jacqueline Sendra, and i do believe she can assist you in this process. She closes 203k Loans often and e ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 30, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in Bronx
Angelo Gonza…, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Angelo Gonzalez #1 answered:
can anyone recommend a tile setter? licensed plumber?
Most of my clients now a days are turning to an amazing website with lots of resourses
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 16, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in Queens
Alex Aberle, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Alex Aberle answered:
We want to sell our Manhattan 1bdrm co-op, but we don't know whether to sell as-is (bathroom and kitchen are dated) or renovate before selling.
Hi Todd,

This is a tricky question that has several answers. The short answer is to sell as-is. You most likely won't recoup the money you spend to renovate the kitchen and the bathr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 25, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 10019
Nicholas Vit…, Real Estate Pro in Massapequa, NY
Nicholas Vittorio answered:
Hi ranch basement bathroom
You or your contractor would need to apply for a Permit with the town for it to be legal. Depending on what type of bathroom high end or low end, and where the existing plumbing is loca ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 10, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 11758
Al Rodenburg, Other/Just Looking in Houston, TX
Al Rodenburg answered:
I cannot get a response from Bank of America regarding my 203 k loan with them! I have contractors about to stop working...any advice?
We can help you with 203k (regular and streamline) rehab loans - as well as HomePath renovation and FNMA HomeStyle renovation loans.
- Al Rodenburg, Sr. Loan Officer - NMLS# 272775 (2 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 8, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 12589
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