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cdonahue196, Home Buyer in Littleton, CO
cdonahue196 answered:
Has anyone tried the bamboo floors from lumber liquidators? I wanted to try Morning Star or Supreme Bamboo.
Our bamboo flooring is shrinking. All along the walls it has separated and there is a 3/4 gap right in the middle of the room. I am so disappointed! We have not talked to Lumber Liq ... more
0 votes Share Flag A few minutes ago Remodel & Renovate
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
The town house has two bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms. Needs new kitchen too. Basically starting from scratch.
It is always good to know what you are getting into.

Often, what one believes to be a 'start from scratch' property is viewed differently by another.

What you do next depends on y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Earlier today Remodel & Renovate in Miami
Robert Green…, Real Estate Pro in 08003
Robert Greenblatt, MBA answered:
I'm thinking of finishing my basement and putting in a full bath. I live on a very desirable block in Point Breeze, Philadelphia. The estimates
Hi Sarah.
Yes, this type of improvement will typically enhance the value and desirability of your house. Are you planning to live there and enjoy the home for several more years, or a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 12:11pm Remodel & Renovate
Carol Lin, Real Estate Pro in Sunnyvale, CA
Carol Lin answered:
Will adding 2nd floor laundry facilities increase our home value?
Hi there, in your particular situation that you described, it should indeed increase the value of the home. However, this is not true for all situations.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 28, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 19720
Carol Lin, Real Estate Pro in Sunnyvale, CA
Carol Lin answered:
Which Fencing Preferred?
Hi there, I think the excerpt below from the website “This Old House” is a great answer to your question.

Going back 400 years, the favorite residential fencing material in this ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Feb 27, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Mission Viejo
Jeffrey Alex…, Home Buyer in Los Angeles, CA
Jeffrey Alexander Mandel answered:
Converting a garage to a "bonus studio" space in Los Angeles?
It really depends, for the home I purchased last year -the garage was converted illegally just several months before apparently. I had no choice but to change it back at my own cost. Ho ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 27, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Los Angeles
Arpad Racz, Real Estate Pro in 95124
Arpad Racz answered:
Should I renovate my pool or just fill it in if we want to sell in 5 years?
Hi Leigh,

A local agent or appraiser may be able to let you know what homes go for in the neighborhood with and without pools historically.

All the best,

Arpad
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 27, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 90066
Andrew Palum…, Real Estate Pro in Durham, NC
Andrew Palumbo answered:
Remodel My Kitchen,Bathroom,Bedroom.
You will need to get a few local contractors to come and give you estimates. I'm not familiar with pricing in your area and it can vary widely depending on the materials you choose. W ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 27, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Santa Barbara
Steven Riddle, Real Estate Pro in 10023
Steven 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
Arpad Racz, Real Estate Pro in 95124
Arpad Racz answered:
Does anyone have recommendations for kitchen remodeling? Places to purchase countertops and cabinets?
Hi,

Is this in preparation to rent a property out, to sell it, or for your living in? The strategies and material choices may be different, depending on if it is a rental property, e ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 25, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 90803
Myersjulie31, Home Buyer in Blakeslee, PA
Myersjulie31 answered:
What is the average cost per sq/ft to paint a room 16x17?
The cost of painting a room definitely depends on what you are wanting. If you choose a cheaper paint, for example, it will obviously be less expensive. Overall, it is just going to be ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 25, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 85243
Van Garrett, Real Estate Pro in Reston, VA
Van Garrett answered:
Oak kitchen cabinet and corium count top are "dated". Should we replace cabinets and count top or reduce the sale price.?
I am guessing you have the funds to both so get with your agent and take a look at your competition. That information is more valuable than anything else you can get online.


Van Ga ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 24, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 22311
lynnnchase9, Other/Just Looking in Omaha, NE
lynnnchase9 answered:
Looking for good plumber in edison,NJ?
I would suggest calling around to friends and family members in that area. Having a good plumber is so important because everyone is going to have to call a plumber at some point in the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 24, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Edison
lynnnchase9, Other/Just Looking in Omaha, NE
lynnnchase9 answered:
Can anyone recommend a great carpet cleaning business in league city?
I would suggest calling friends and family around that area and seeing who they would suggest. Everyone has had to clean their carpets before, so they should know how who you should cal ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 24, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in League City
E Danette Jo…, Real Estate Pro in 76063
E Danette Jones answered:
which has higher resale value?dark or light hardwood flooring?
I vote for light hardwood..Doesn't show the heel marks as much!
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 24, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 76244
Kelsey Compa…, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
Kelsey Compars answered:
Does installing gutters add value to the home or is it something that buyers don't care about because it's not "fancy and shiny" ?
It would be a really good idea to have gutters installed on your home if you are looking to sell your home. My parents just had theirs replaces not too long ago. They are planning on pu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 24, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 48336
Melissa Muse…, Real Estate Pro in San Antonio, TX
Melissa Muse Wiggans answered:
how much are contracts charging per square foot for a remodel in the dominon in San Antonio Texas 78257?
This depends on the type of remodel, finishes, and materials chosen. I recommend contacting a few contractors in order to get a few estimates.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 24, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 78257
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
lewisremingt…, Home Owner in Rochester, NY
lewisremington19 answered:
Window seal repair responsibility question, owner or HOA?
You should ask the HOA, but be firm if you believe that they should replace the damaged windows. From my opinion, I think that the seal is part of the frame, but I'm not sure. But the s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 23, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Seattle
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