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Kevin McLaug…, Real Estate Pro in Murrieta, CA
Kevin McLaughlin answered:
Convert older home from 4 bedrooms to 3?
When I asked this of a few of our Buyers, all said they are looking for a master bedroom with a walk-in closet and its own bathroom -

I wish you well with whatever decision is made! ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 6, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in 92562
Steve Ornell…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Steve Ornellas answered:
Thinking hiring a contractor to build a backyard casita 400 sqft on a lot of 8000 sqft , would it be an issue?
Julesncip:

To avoid any issues, and possible waste of your money, contact the City/County Building Permit Office and find out what you CAN build - and, as John states, your HOA may h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 20, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in 92532
Paul Kaplan, Real Estate Pro in Palm Springs, CA
Paul Kaplan answered:
can a Canadian condo owner do his own renovation project in Palm Springs?
Many of my Canadian clients have asked me this question; apparently somewhere, its written that Canadians aren't allowed to do remodeling work themselves on properties in the US> ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 28, 2011 Remodel & Renovate in Palm Springs
Deborah Garv…, Real Estate Pro in San Diego County, CA
Deborah Garvin answered:
Are buyers allowed to pick what repairs need to be done on a Homepath Renovation loan?
Tyler, Daniel did a nice job of listing the parameters of ths HomePath Loan...now, let's answer your question. With only 35K available on the HomePath Renovation loan, the first ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 17, 2011 Remodel & Renovate in Hemet
James And Ro…, Real Estate Pro in Flagstaff, AZ
James And Robbin Robinson answered:
I am a Gen. Contractor wanting info on home trash out.How do i get involved?
Best place to check with are asset companies that handle foreclosures such as Atlas, nationstar, and others. You can google for further names. Also, register with Fannie Mae as a servic ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 11, 2011 Remodel & Renovate in 92882
Brian Foote, Real Estate Pro in Palm Springs, CA
Brian Foote answered:
can a Canadian condo owner do his own renovation project in Palm Springs?
None of what you mention is permit work. Even in a condo. You would need to check with the HOA but I will say inside work is up to you. I can recommend some good contractors.

Reg ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 27, 2010 Remodel & Renovate in Palm Springs
Terry Bell, Real Estate Pro in Santa Rosa, CA
Terry Bell answered:
I am trying to buy a house, but there is a porche made and the garage kinda converted, will I be penalize because there was no permit?
Every county and city has their own building codes and laws. When buying a house, your agent should make sure that you have an "inspection period" that you are allowed to bac ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 27, 2010 Remodel & Renovate in 92254
Kevin Cotter…, Real Estate Pro in 92504
Kevin Cotterill answered:
I am a lic Contractor in Riverside Ca .
In these difficult times it is good to be resourceful in exploring ways to keep employed. As a local mortgage lender in Riverside, I, too, am interested in finding investors who buy an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 20, 2010 Remodel & Renovate in Riverside
Jesse Madison…, Real Estate Pro in Laguna Niguel, CA
Jesse Madison 949-306-8416 answered:
Is it a bad idea to convert a 4 bedroom house to a 3 bedroom house?
On the surface it would appear as a bad idea considering most people would prefer the 4th bedroom and the cost to convert would be close to $10,000. However, it depends on what you woul ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 21, 2010 Remodel & Renovate in 92562
CCC, Home Owner in San Diego, CA
CCC answered:
What kind of savings can I expect if I have a contractor friend offering to help me renovate at cost? (He is a prof. for over 30 years in comm. &
Hi, get two bids from different local contractors, maybe even 3. Then Ask your uncle for his bid.
Then you will have 4 estimates on the cost to do the changes on your new home.

App ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 9, 2009 Remodel & Renovate in Palm Springs
Will, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Will answered:
What is the range of new home construction cost for a higher quality SFR in the Palm Springs area?
Please clarify your question so that we can answer your question
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 25, 2009 Remodel & Renovate in Riverside
Keith Sorem, Real Estate Pro in Glendale, CA
Keith Sorem answered:
Question for Builders in Riverside CA
John
The square footage of the house does include the garage or carport for percent improvement computations, but not for living area. Contact the Riverside Dept of Building and Safet ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Jan 5, 2009 Remodel & Renovate in Riverside
Shel-lee Dav…, Real Estate Pro in 90274
Shel-lee Davis - BRE #01817412 answered:
To rebuild or not to rebuild
John:

Coming from a background which includes construction, real estate investing and real estate consulting I would recommend the following. Of course, you would want to check with ... more
2 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 26, 2008 Remodel & Renovate in Riverside
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