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Paula Raymond, Real Estate Pro in Killeen, TX
Paula Raymond answered:
Do you require a termite inspection on every home sold?
Its not a bad idea in any case - but if it's a VA loan - it will be required. Its always good to order it during the option period along with the other inspection. Just be careful about ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 29, 2014 Curb Appeal in 76542
Kacey Wells, Real Estate Pro in Boerne, TX
Kacey Wells answered:
How much does it cost to clear up burn piles, scattered rocks and trim trees on 4.5. acres?
Chris,

Did this ever get addressed for you? If not let me know and I'll help you out.

Thanks,
Kacey Wells
G.J. Gardner Homes
281-768-0334
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 5, 2014 Curb Appeal in 78006
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
Is it a viable investment (ROI) to install slate flooring?
Well; has the Slate lasted FIVE YEARS?
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 21, 2013 Curb Appeal in Longview
marble_onyx_…, Home Seller in Houston, TX
marble_onyx_ways answered:
marble tub verses fiberglass tub what is the difference? which is better to buy, and why?
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0 votes Share Flag Wed May 29, 2013 Curb Appeal in Houston
Joseph Ferna…, Real Estate Pro in Arlington, TX
Joseph Fernandez answered:
We will be putting my elderly dad's home on the market soon. Does the return on investment justify the cost of replacing the home's slider?
"MEETING YOUR NEEDS AND EXCEEDING YOUR DREAMS!"

Personally, I would only bring the properties condition up if it will place more money back in your pocket. This update would definate ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 20, 2012 Curb Appeal in 76010
Next Door Gi…, Other/Just Looking in Houston, TX
Next Door Girl answered:
When is it appropriate to call city code enforcement regarding a neighbor's poor upkeep of their property?
i'm sure you have a HMA, homeowner ass. send a letter to them, explain your situation.
Usually, they go at the house make outside inspection and send them a review with the policies.
... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 8, 2012 Curb Appeal in 77006
Thomas Hess, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Thomas Hess answered:
Need an affordable Landscape Architect for small home in Central Austin.
I am a real estate broker but have a history in landscape design. I just completed a 3 home complex in Clarksville. I used to lecture on xeriscaping and native plants and was a frequent ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 2, 2012 Curb Appeal in Austin
Bruce Lynn, Real Estate Pro in Coppell, TX
Bruce Lynn answered:
What neighborhoods in Texas have a good number of high quality architect designed mid-century homes?
Tough question. It brings to mind a whole block of unique homes, but this I probably have not seen.

In Dallas I guess I'm think Preston Hollow, Bluffview, Highland Park and Un ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 3, 2012 Curb Appeal in Texas
Torquil Cree…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Torquil Creevy answered:
What can be done to prevent a neighbor from having her guests parking in front of an individual's home?
If it's not a tow away zone or fire lane,etc...or if there is no permit needed to park on that street--not much can be done legally. You have some excellent advice for the friendly ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 19, 2011 Curb Appeal in 78750
Liz Sibley, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Liz Sibley answered:
Hello Austin! Would someone kindly provide information on historic, or reproduction, old world style?
You might try the 1704 West Ave building...it is a "Brownstone type" building of just 12 units/condos, located south and west of UT by 5 blocks and west and north of the Capit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 2, 2011 Curb Appeal in Downtown
Martha Busby, Real Estate Pro in Heath, TX
Martha Busby answered:
property for sale?
Is there a property you were intrested in or wanted more details on?
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 20, 2011 Curb Appeal in Kaufman County
Irma Klenk A…, Real Estate Pro in Sugar Land Central,...
Irma Klenk ABR, I.R.E.S SFR. answered:
Is it worth it changing out the bright brass fixtures to something else?
Yes , I agree with everyone, new buyers and renters are watching HGTV.......pricing , comparing , and aware of what's new all those smaller details are not overlooked.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 21, 2011 Curb Appeal in 77459
Jeffrey Schn…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Jeffrey Schnabel answered:
If their is an appraiser out there, I would be interested to know if backing to green space really adds any
Greg,

It depends on what the green space is zoned for. If designated green space (owned by the HOA, or other entity that will hold it as green space in perpetuity, then yes, it adds ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Jul 2, 2009 Curb Appeal in Austin
Andy, Home Buyer in El Paso, TX
Andy asked:
Are there any small 2-story traditional style homes in El Paso? All I keep seeing is "scrunchy" houses. I prefer two-stories that are more traditional in style (like those in Dallas), not the southwest or 'scrunchy' styles I keep seeing where there is only a door and garage in the front then…
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 8, 2009 Curb Appeal in El Paso
Carol Ann Pe…, Real Estate Pro in 97107
Carol Ann Pease answered:
For a $350-$430k neighborhood in Clear lake, Houston TX, what is a better flooring choice ? Tile or wood?
Nancy:
I wonder if you completed your project? Did you do the hardwood as several agents suggested. This seems to be the trend everywhere. I myself prefer the rich look of real hard ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 1, 2008 Curb Appeal in Clear Lake
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
What is the first thing a buyer looks at when approaching a house?
Jed, David, and Ruth are on target. They'll notice and consider the neighborhood even before they get to the house. And some will make a decision on whether to even go inside based on t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 3, 2008 Curb Appeal in Dallas
Matt Stiglia…, Real Estate Pro in San Antonio, TX
Matt Stigliano answered:
are loft for rent at 1331 S.Flores San Antonio
There have been rentals available there, but currently the MLS is showing none available (as of Wednesday 5/21 8:50am). If you'd like I can set up an automatic notification for you if ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 21, 2008 Curb Appeal in San Antonio
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