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First Last, Other/Just Looking in 90002
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I am considering of rebuilding my 2 family home in NYC to a 3 family home. How do I estimate my new property tax?
I would start with the New York City Department of Buildings. You (and/or your contractor) will have to interact with them anyway so you might as well get acquainted: ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 27, 2010 Remodel & Renovate in 11211
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Recomendation for contractors with 203K loan experience
Estimates and consultations are free--therefore contact a few local licensed contractors and ask for estimates based on your needs, then go from there.
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 17, 2010 Remodel & Renovate in Brooklyn
Gerard Dunn, Real Estate Pro in Potomac, MD
Gerard Dunn answered:
Constuction deposit issues
You can clarify your question. Remember - we are all starting from scratch here. The immediate answer I would give is Maybe he can, and Maybe he can't.

What was your agreement ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 10, 2010 Remodel & Renovate in Brighton Beach
First Last, Other/Just Looking in 90002
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I am searching for a $400-$450K one family townhome in the 11215,11216, 11213 areas. Can a foreclosed property be found and restored in this range?
You mean a total cost of $450,000, including renovation? For a brownstone or Federal townhouse? (We don't call them townhomes in New York, we call them townhouses.)

I don't ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 31, 2010 Remodel & Renovate in Brooklyn…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX Dallas Realtor answered:
Electrical work in the coop apartment
You need confer with guidelines of building if those are rules you need to comply with regulations established.
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 14, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in 11224
Stacey Wyatt, Real Estate Pro in Marietta, GA
Stacey Wyatt answered:
I'm looking to knock down a house and rebuild in BayRidge Brooklyn. (3500sq ft) Any ball park idea of a price per sq ft?

The answer depends on a couple of factors:

1. Are you hiring a general contractor to build it or are you going to hire the trades yourself? A General Contractor or Custom ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 7, 2009 Remodel & Renovate in Brooklyn
-, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
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We are looking at a Ranch house. What is a B9 Two Family Dwelling? Can you add extensions to this? Or add an extra level to the house?
Hi, B9 building classification code for the City of New York -MISCELLANEOUS TWO FAMILY. As for whether you can extend, you may need to check with a licensed contractor who can be a lot ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 19, 2011 Remodel & Renovate in 11209
Everett Perry, Real Estate Pro in Fresh Meadows, Queens,...
Everett Perry answered:
what is the cost per square feet to gut renovate a brownstone with mid to high end finish in brooklyn?
Old question but I just joined Trulia. If you estimated $100 a square foot then you should be safe and the project should come in around that for a 1 family. This is just ball parking ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 20, 2009 Remodel & Renovate in 11231
ERIN, Real Estate Pro in Lafayette, LA
ERIN answered:
Is it better to aggressively pay down my mortgage or aggressively save money for home renovation?
continue renovations, make sure the items that you are spending money on will help increase the value of the property. proprety values will increse and your the intrest you are paying ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 4, 2008 Remodel & Renovate in 11213
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