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DT, Both Buyer and Seller in 78737
DT asked:
Looking for information on requirements of heat to provide for a rental unit. As purchased the unit (1 bed / 1 bath) had two window units, neither of which had the option to provide heat. There was a gas fan-blown "fireplace" that could provide heat, but according…
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 9, 2009 Remodel & Renovate in 78751
Emmanuel Sca…, Real Estate Pro in Collin County, TX
Emmanuel Scanlan answered:
Austin permitting scope of work
Hello DT,

The building codes, requirements, et al, have a tendency to become confusing the way they cross reference each other, are modified, etc., etc. My attempt below was a simpl ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 13, 2009 Remodel & Renovate in Austin
Nancy Mcclary, Real Estate Pro in Punta Gorda, FL
Nancy Mcclary answered:
Maximum square footage?
HI, again DT -

I'm sure we are all glad that our responses helped in some way. Building/renovating - changing any existing structure can be a double edged sword, if you will. To ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 8, 2009 Remodel & Renovate in 78746
Betina Forem…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Betina Foreman answered:
Permits for home renovation/remodel?
Dear DT,
If you are using a General Contractor to oversee the construction process, they should be the ones working with the city to obtain your permits. I would discuss the entire pro ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Apr 8, 2009 Remodel & Renovate in 78751
Betina Forem…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Betina Foreman answered:
I need a referral for a general contractor to fix up a house. Any recommendations?
Dear UT Horn,
You might want to check out any potential services with and the Austin Better Business Buerau. Make sure you find someone that communicates well and a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 7, 2008 Remodel & Renovate in 78729
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