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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
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
khalidmahdi1, Home Buyer in Queens, NY
khalidmahdi1 answered:
1/2 Bathroom
Depending on the cost of the area, the materials, i.e. fixtures could vary....if you keep it moderate, you could spend up $7,500.00 for each , remembering the all tis has to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 3, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in Flushing
Ruth and Per…, Real Estate Pro in Los Gatos, CA
Ruth and Perry Mistry answered:
Looking to make a 3rd bed (or part of one) a half bath in a ranch slab. The bed room is next to the bathroom. Just how invalved is this
Hi Robin

Your contractor is likely going to go with above ground sewer line that will be connected to your existing sewer line.

It will be invasive to break slab.

Talk to a Gen ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 4, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in Flushing
Lingtm777, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Lingtm777 asked:
Expanding a home from 1 story to 2, advice needed We are in contract for a house in zip code 11365. Currently a one story ranch, we are expanding to 2 story 1 family home. Anyone has a good architect recommendation? Also, do we need to…
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 5, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Queens
Mike Sullivan, Real Estate Pro in Alachua, FL
Mike Sullivan answered:
do we need a permit?
With rearrangement of both plumbing and electrical, you would need a permit....but best to check with your building and codes enforcement of the city......a state licensed contractor sh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 21, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Queens
Saar Elazar, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Saar Elazar answered:
I'm planning to re-build a three-family house. Zoning restriction states that rear yard has to be 30 feet, but my land is only 30 wide and 64

There are few things you need to check into.

1. Probably best option is to just renovate the curent house with option to extend to the max sf and that you can check on DOB we ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 3, 2011 Remodel & Renovate in Queens
Manu Kapoor, Real Estate Pro in Queens, NY
Manu Kapoor answered:
Any 3 family building could be rented to tenents with govt programes. Yes a fixer upper building could be re-done & get inspected with the city, to be rented to govt-approve ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 19, 2008 Remodel & Renovate in Queens
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