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Looking for 203k contractor who is approved with Wells Fargo - Madison, WI area
Hi, I'm looking for any FHA 203k contractor who is already pre-approved through Wells Fargo in the Madison area. Iowa county property. Thanks, Jake
What color should we pain the shuters, frontdoor, and post on a brick house?
We are tryig to sell our house, but we do not know what color to paint the front door, shuters, and the post on our red brick house.
Professional Stagers: To Use Or Not To Use?
In certain parts of the country, it is becoming more common for sellers to hire a professional stager to advise them on how to make their home look and feel in advance of showings and open houses. Stagers…
Cusomize Closets in master dressing room, office room and garage. Please suggest couple of good vendors
Can you please suggest couple of good contractors and vendors to contact and customize the closets for these areas
converting a full bath to a 3/4
I have a 1955 brick ranch with 1 bathroom, My wife and I are pushing 60 and are both in good health , We plan to stay in the house as long as ourhealth will permit. I am concerting converting the bath…
Bought new home and I need advice rand procedure egarding painting on interior rooms
I am planning to paint all the bedrooms and living room ,so I want an advice regarding painting the house So please provide procedure and suggestions to paint the house what is the advantage and disadvantages…
Interior Decorators! What is your most recommended paint colors?
A very common color I have been seeing is Svelte Sage by Sherwin Williams & Cathedral Gray by Dutch Boy. I am looking for a standard color pallet all in the same tones that I can hand over to sellers…
where can find someone to stage my vacant home for sale in the bronx ny? thanks
the house is a single family home renovated about 1500 sqft
What is ballpark price-per-square-foot for custom home construction for houses in the 2000 to 2400 square foot range in Alviso, San Jose?
Alviso building codes require no living space on first floor. First floor is good only for garage and not-partitoned space. The square foot I mentioned is living space on second and third floor.
Does the style/design of the kitchen defines the decor of a home??
Does A White Wash Cottage style kitchen match contemporary furniture???
Good site to buy following appliances Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, stove, microwave, dish washer.Where should I buy these appliances?
I need to buy stainless steel appliances for stove, microwave, dish washer and refrigerator.Please suggest good and reliable brand and washer and dryer to.Please refer us good sites and shops where I…
Bought new property und r construction.What are the upgrades should be selected for maintenance and renting in next 4 yrs?
Bought a new property under construction and I need to select everything for this home.What would u suggest to upgrade or have in kitchen, living room, bedroom. bathroom for easy maintenance and renting…
Bought property from KB homes in fremont.Do any one have idea regarding the pricing for upgrades in design studio and can we negotiate?
Cost of Design studio upgrades in KB homes for these upgrades a) Laminated floor b) Granite countertop c) Stainless steel appliances Can we negotiate in the studio for the prices provided by KB homes…
Want to replace 1500 feet of tile in main living area. What are aesthetics(marketability) of wood versus porcelain tile in Dallas,TX?
Looking at living with it so tile is more practical but am concerned about current fashion and future (5-10 years) marketability.BIG $$$ project.
What brand of paint should I use for the interior of my home?
I've heard mixed reviews about Behr (mostly negative). Decent things about Sherman William, Kelly Moore and Benjamin Moore. I'm comfortable spending $30/gallon. I'm just trying to figure…
i received a notice from my condo board that the floor i installed has to be removed since it didnt not follow the rules and regs..
there was tile all over the unit and in the bedrooms there was moldy disgusting rugs..All I did was replace the dirty rugs with the matching tile.. not sure what I can say or do to smooth over this problem..…
Do you have by any chance the floor plan of (15055 Meander Mountain Way Prescoh AZ 86305) recently sold to Mr. and Mrs. ONEIL ???????
I am their interior designer , my name is Noori I really appreciate if you can email me the floor plan. noorijafarian@ Living Room and Family room are very important.Thanks
how much does it cost to build this home :?
how much does it cost to build this home in miami, FL with all service with bathroom tub with everything but without furniture so how much…
Looking to buy a house in Slidell and note that flooring is normally tile but it seems of many different colors. It appears the repairs were not of
the entire floor after Katrina. What is the normal flooring since wood is not seen normally. the wood I have seen is engineered flooring.
Would it make sense to add laminate floor to the entire first floor?
We own a townhome that is in the middle. We bought it at 109k. We aren't think in selling for at least 3 yrs.
Selling a houseful of luxury furniture in new condition. Read that people enjoy buying pieces from one location. Ideas on how to spread the word?
I read a post in this forum and see that people like to buy their furniture from one location instead of trekking all over the valley. Looking for ideas on how to spread the word that we have a long list…
What is today's avg cost to build a small 12x12 ground floor addition, and how much more for it to be 2 floors? 60614 area. Thanks!
The addition should match our French Country house, built in 1879. Exterior is yellow brick with french windows on the E, S & W sides. Very little wall space - mostly windows. Is it more or less…
Furnishing a short term rental home
I am not familiar with this area and I am considering buying a home with the intention of renting short term. Where would you suggest are the best places to get good quality furnishing at at the best prices?…
How would you arrange my living room? Please, suggestions?
I improve my living room design with solid sofa set. can you help me?...
Do you know who the original architect/designer was for address: 1883 Pine Ridge Lane, Bloomfield, MI 48302?
Trying to obtain info. for replacement purposes... regarding a glass piece from the dining room chandelier. (*_*)
Looking for tips, costs/estimate from home staging professionals in San Diego County for a 55 community 2bed/2bath 1500 sq ft home in Oceanside.
We are looking to stage a new listing in Oceanside, CA with approximately 1500 sq ft, 2 bed/2bath home built in mid 80s in a very nice and well maintained 55 community. This home sat on the market for…
When decorating your house to sell should you be bold with color or stick to neutrals if you have a choice?
We are decorating my dad's house to put on the market to sell. All of the colors will be neutral tones. My brother decided to paint one room neon yellow. I stated we should repaint in a neutral tone.…
How many registered professional home stagers exist in the philadelphia region, and how is the market?
The question is to further ascertain how popular the use of stagers is in Philadelphia as a whole.
Poll Question of the Day: What do you all think about formal living rooms? Love 'em, hate 'em, how do you use 'em?
Feel free to answer this question on my FB business page as well:!/BallantyneRealEstate
What kinds of sofas and theater seating chairs are economical to buy and from where?
What kinds of sofas and theater seating chairs are economical to buy and from where?
HGTV's series 'The UnSELLABLES' coming to San Diego. Are you a realtor with a decor challenged listing needing a free design?
transformation? Calling all REALTORS in SAN DIEGO! Do you have a ‘décor challenged’, owner occupied, residential property listing that could use a free design makeover? HIT HGTV series,…
Do I need to stage my home?
Should I hire a interior designer to design my home ,so that I can sell the home?
Has anyone completed the Haverhill home staging course? ONLY past students need reply- no personal opinions.
Hello Tippi, Just wanted to follow up to find out how you did in your test and if you were offered employment. I'm planning on taking the course with Haverhill but I want to make sure it delivers…
where can i get cool doorknobs?
where can I get cool doorknobs?
Virtual Staging: What's on your wish list?
Virtual staging is using a computer/computer program to "stage" a home. Often, photos are taken of a vacant home, then images of furniture and accessories are placed in the picture, ending up…
Can I install 6' fence in my front yard ? Im in R2 zone zip 10310
I have a big front yard and I wanted to create playground for my kids. I just cant find anywhere if I can install fence in my front yard. Nobody on my block has one and I dont have a corner property.
Want to get my townhouse painted (only interiors) Can anyone refer a professional painter in central NJ area.
Also, any idea idea how much it would cost for a 3 bed / 2.5 bath to get it painted??
Want to get my townhouse painted (only interiors) Can anyone refer a professional painter in central NJ area.
Also, any idea idea how much it would cost for a 3 bed / 2.5 bath to get it painted??
I live in Arizona and I am thinking about replacing carpeting in 2 rooms. One is an office and one is the guestroom. They are both off of the same
hallway. Do buyers prefer guestrooms to be carpeted here for me to split the choice even though the rooms are off of the same visual hallway or do I go with matching the rooms for esthetic value? Does…
Has 2036 sw lance avenue 34593 been sold?
Can I get a closer look at the shape of the pool at the above mentioned property? I am interested in installing the same type of pool in my recently acquired home.
Has Flower Mound made any progress in getting the city to leave Open House signs alone for a designated period of time?
Stagers, I love to hear what you take with you when you are going to stage a home. I'm sure we all carry nails, hammers, measuring tape, cup hooks, furniture markers, but what other odd things…
I'm an architectural designer in DC looking to work with buyers and agents of rehab/foreclosure properties.
I have qualified and licensed contractors that I work with and am able to deliver drawings for permitting and construction. Is there a local website where I can network with rehabbers?
How can I add color/design to glass front door?
I want to add color or design to my dual front doors that have large glass panes. I have looked into the 'window wallpaper', however I am looking for other options. What could I do to make these…
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