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Dmytro V. Bo…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Dmytro V. Bova answered:
I've been thinking of putting down a wood veneer floor ($1.75 sq. ft.) instead of wall to wall carpeting. Good idea?
A good wood flooring is always s better idea!
Sincerely,
Dmytro V. Bova
Main Line Investors Group
Property Management
610-348-8389
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 6, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in Port Richmond
Sheri Curci, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Sheri Curci answered:
Does anyone have more Rehab work they need estimates for?
YES we do.Brian,

feel free to call me Sat after 11 an so we can talk?

All the Best John Curci RE/MAX 215-680-9955
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 28, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in Philadelphia
Larry Lichtm…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Larry Lichtman answered:
How much would it cost to finish a basement from scratch?
Hi Clee,

It all depends on its current condition. Is it demoed and cleaned out, ready to renovate?

What type of flooring, HVAC, plumbing, electric needs to be done. If you want ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 12, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Philadelphia
Tracy R. Rob…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Tracy R. Robinson answered:
Hello, I work for a contracting company and we are looking to expand clients by contacting realtors for possible referrals.
Will add you to my list of contractors. Do you have a website or brouchues.

Thanks
Tracy Robinson-Realtor
KELLER WILLIAMS PREFERRED
62 S. Main Street
Yardley, Pa 19067
Office P ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 30, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in Philadelphia
Darrell D. D…, Real Estate Pro in San Antonio, TX
Darrell D. Drouillard answered:
TAKING BIDS TO REWIRE A TWO STORY HOUSE
Hi Shaheed!

It's best to find local contractors and obtain bids than to use this forum. When you obtain your bids, find out how the work will be done - ie, will they fish the wires ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 31, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in 19154
Fsola27, Other/Just Looking in 19138
Fsola27 answered:
IM LOOKING FOR USED PRODUCTS FOR THE HOME THAT IM NOT GOING TO SPEND A LIKE TOILETS, BATHROOM SINKS AND USE ENTRANCE DOORS
I have used sinks, toilets etc, and also offer low pricing on installation in philly email me fsola27@yahoo.com
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 9, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in 19134
Ana Barlow, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Ana Barlow answered:
what is the zoning cost & taxes for new construction in phila.?
Hi Scotty B:

Zoning costs and taxes are specific to a project / property. You will not find the answer to your very broad question in this forum. If you are working with an experienc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 19, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Philadelphia
Eric Axelson, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Eric Axelson answered:
is a permit necessary for a roof on a center city office building? if the work is done without a permit, what happens?
Hi Henry, yes, in fairness to neighboring property owners and the public, a permit is necessary. If the roofer was licensed and bonded/insured, he should have pulled permits. Ofttimes t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 17, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in 19107
Larry Lichtm…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Larry Lichtman answered:
How do I get contracts to Remodel foreclosed homes and offices?
?? You must make contact with the owners of the properties, regardless of whether they are pre-foreclosure, REOs, etc... Only the owner of record can enter into contracts for work on ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 27, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Philadelphia
Roland Vinya…, Real Estate Pro in Sprakers, NY
Roland Vinyard answered:
How can you buy a home if someone is living there?
I assume those that moved in are tenants. You can buy the home subject to their tenancy. In my opinion, homes with tenants are a bit harder to sell and command somewhat less money. Your ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 28, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Oxford Circle/ Castor
Rob Hughes, Real Estate Pro in West Chester, PA
Rob Hughes answered:
What's the cost for removing a tree?
Rubim, best to get quotes from tree removal companies that deal with Philadelphia. They will be able to give you a ball-park estimate and whether or not permits are required. Past clien ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 26, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Philadelphia
Ana Barlow, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Ana Barlow answered:
Can you convert a RESIDENTIAL property into a COMMERCIAL property?
Properties are zoned, some can be changed with a varience, the property will need to meet specific zoning requirements for the area for any conversion to be considered.

You need a r ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 19, 2011 Remodel & Renovate in Philadelphia
Jim Simms, Real Estate Pro in Louisville, KY
Jim Simms answered:
Why is a title search required for 203K rehab loan after 50% of draw requests payments have been issued? how long does this take?
It has been years since I closed one of these, I do not remember requiring a full title search, maybe they are just requiring an update. The reason would be to make sure there are no m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 12, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Philadelphia
Alan Openshaw, Real Estate Pro in Warminster, PA
Alan Openshaw answered:
I am looking for a contractor that has done 203k work in philadelphia. Any recommendations or advice?
Hello Totally,

I use Rocco Lombardo 215 779 7743. He is also a 203k consultant so he understands the whole process.
Let me know how you make out.

Best Regards,
Alan Openshaw
C ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 8, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in 19147
Belinda John…, Real Estate Pro in 19126
Belinda Johnson (267) 973-4302 answered:
Advice on who to call to re-route gas pipe for a front brick/concrete patio project
Contact Derrick with Ultimate concrete, he can help you out. 215-848-2889 or visit his web-site. Ultimate concrete.com


Belinda Johnson
Keller Williams Real Estate
267-973-4302
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 29, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in Philadelphia
Charles Bald…, Real Estate Pro in 19103
Charles Balducci answered:
Legal Mother in Law unit or multi family?
`I doubt that you will have the need. There are many existing options around the vicinity. And even if you want to adapt an existing floor plan to include a self-contained living situat ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 24, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 19103
Kirsten Wall…, Real Estate Pro in Boise, ID
Kirsten Wallace, J.D. answered:
I was told my 4th BR would have to be considered a den because it doesn't have a closet, however NONE of my BRs have closets. How is this?
Dear Home Owner,
Unfortunately, there is no "uniform" definition of a bedroom. You also don't say whether the bedroom is above or below grade. For instance, under FHA l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 24, 2011 Remodel & Renovate in 19143
Timothy M. G…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Timothy M. Garrity answered:
I am looking to buy real estate in "AS IS" condition in Philadelphia, Pa. or suburbs, I am a cash buyer.
Hi, Ralph.

I specialize in working with investors just like you. Please let me know what I can do to assist you with your next project.

Take care.

Tim

Timothy M. Garrity | B ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 12, 2011 Remodel & Renovate in Oxford Circle/ Castor
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I am putting a small 6x4 roof deck on my condo roof, do I need permit for a deck that small?
Does the complex allow you to do that--if you haven't checked do check beforehand--yes, permits are necessary, check with your licensed contractor and or local building's depa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 27, 2011 Remodel & Renovate in 19107
Dan Chase, Home Buyer in Texas City, TX
Dan Chase answered:
where can I get the building plans for my condo? it was built in 1972 and noone seems to have any plans showing electrical, heating, etc...
The builder probably filed building plans with city hall when it was built. You may be able to find them there. Maybe code enforcement would be the right office to ask.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 28, 2010 Remodel & Renovate in Philadelphia
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