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Ray Akers, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Ray Akers answered:
How much should a new roof cost?
That's difficult to answer. There are a variety of roofing materials, including composition shingles, cedar shake, PVC membrane (flat), and metal roofing. Price can also be affected ... more
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Ray Akers, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Ray Akers answered:
Which make is good to buy Used Construction Excavator?
Caterpillar is the best brand.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 23, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 98101
Darrell D. D…, Real Estate Pro in San Antonio, TX
Darrell D. Drouillard answered:
how much would it cost to add a second story to our approx. 900 sq. ft. home?
The values can very greatly based on requirements. Things to consider as someone who has rehabbed homes are plumbing costs if you plan on adding a bathroom upstairs.....electrical costs ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 22, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Seattle
Daniel Bretz…, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Daniel Bretzke answered:
What would it cost to build a 25' x 25' two story box like addition with 3 bdrms and 2 bathrms. Just the basics, flooring, painting to be
The total square footage is 1250 square feet. The design, permitting and construction costs are pretty consistent. You would be lucky to get it built for 100k.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 29, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Seattle
Daniel Bretz…, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Daniel Bretzke answered:
I need a BINDER : temporary insurance while house rennovation completed & house eligible for "occupancy permit". (Insurance lost when
Check around with various insurance companies. As you have a history of three claims over the three years, you will have to pay a very large insurance premium. It will not be a stan ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 27, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Seattle
Sean Goddard…, Real Estate Pro in 98033
Sean Goddard,CRS answered:
I need a BINDER : temporary insurance while house rennovation completed & house eligible for "occupancy permit". (Insurance lost when
Hi,

I spent many years working for property claims adjusters. My understanding is the binder is provided by your insurer whoever that may be. If that's the case, Allstate, Saf ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 3, 2010 Remodel & Renovate in Seattle
Anni Zilz, Real Estate Pro in 98040
Anni Zilz answered:
Where to go for quality windows and doors.... product and/or installation?
Windows Doors and More in Seattle and Redmond have fantastic service and a beautiful selection to meet any budget. They are not open on Sunday, so plan ahead. There website is http://ww ... more
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Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Are there building restrictions in the North Beach area? How far above ground can you build? What designates grade?
These are questions which should be asked of the Seattle Building Code Office. Agents often know some of this information, but I recommend getting your facts straight from the governin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 30, 2010 Remodel & Renovate in North Beach- Blue Ridge
Jay Silver, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Jay Silver answered:
We live in N. Seattle in a 1600 sq foot rambler which is 5 years old, we are thinking of adding a second story of between 500 to 1,000 sq feet to
Hi and Happy Valentine's Day!

The average price per square foot in 98125, when purchasing a home, is $262.00. If you want to build, it's between $100 and $200 per square f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 11, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in 98125
Kathy Weber…, Real Estate Pro in Temecula, CA
Kathy Weber (951) 551-7587 answered:
Can I sell a house with only one 3/4 bath?
Kejohnson,

I would suggest you don't do it. Anything with a "/" in it seems to deter buyer's. Especially bathrooms.

Keep it "1" full bath. Most bu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 24, 2010 Remodel & Renovate in Seattle
deansandra, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
deansandra answered:
Design/Build remodel costs in King County
I'm not sure why you think construction costs have gone down?
It's definitely a good idea to get a couple of bids, at least.
If it were me, I'd buy something else inst ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 8, 2010 Remodel & Renovate in Seattle
Patrick Beri…, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Patrick Beringer answered:
Thoughts on converting an attached garage to livable space?
You didn't say where your house is, but a good idea is to take a look at what the other houses in your neighborhood are like. For instance, if your neighbors all have a garage and park ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 30, 2009 Remodel & Renovate in Seattle
Patrick Beri…, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Patrick Beringer answered:
Polished concrete vs. hardwood
I don't know what the costs are for concrete--But most buyers will prefer wood, depending on what room(s) you're talking about.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 22, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 98103
Sam DeBord, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Sam DeBord answered:
Homeowners: What green changes will improve the value of my home?
Buyers do look for green features, just make sure to make the upgrades that are "obvious" to the eye if you're upgrading for selling purposes. A solar panel on the roof is an upgrade t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 5, 2009 Remodel & Renovate in Seattle
Fran and Row…, Real Estate Pro in La Canada, CA
Fran and Rowena answered:
What should I do for my home in cold weather?
Hello!

Since you are in Seattle, we thought we would provide you with local information.

The City of Seattle has information here:
http://www.seattle.gov/light/neighborhoods/nh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 1, 2009 Remodel & Renovate in Seattle
Daniel Jeung, Real Estate Pro in Woodinville, WA
Daniel Jeung answered:
To sell my house as a 3 bdrm, does the 3rd bdrm (which is in the basement) need to be up to ingres/egres code?
Yes, it must meet building codes in order to be an "official" bedroom. Whether having an official 3 bdrm home vs. 2 + an extra finished room is up to a potential buyer. Ask yourself t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 1, 2009 Remodel & Renovate in Seattle
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