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Mon Mar 23, 2015
Kelsey Compars answered:
It would probably depend on the home in particular. Some homes look better with different blinds than other. My parents are actually looking to replace all of their blinds and have asked me to help them chose them. ... more
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Mon Mar 16, 2015
Karen and Paul Catania answered:
Tile in the kitchen and bathrooms is a more durable material. Water run off from the bath or sink can cause problems to hardwood. Power outages can defrost ice makers in the kitchen and cause wood damage. Tile in the bedrooms always gets a thumbs down from my clients. Carpet and hardwood are the way to go for bedrooms. It all about what you want but for a resale value I would avoid tile in the bedrooms. ... more
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Thu Mar 12, 2015
Jason and Jen Catalanotto answered:
I think granite is still in, most of my clients still prefer granite over anything else. I have noticed a change in appliances from stainless to brushed aluminum because it reduces fingerprints. ... more
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Tue Mar 10, 2015
Susie Kay answered:
If you don't know what you are doing, then I would suggest hiring a professional. Obtain 2 or 3 bids so you get an idea how much it's going to cost you.

Susie Kay
Realtor & Certified Home Stager
United Real Estate
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Tue Mar 10, 2015
Mtaunk answered:
Thanks for your answers guys! I was thinking the same think. What do you guys think about the cultured marble bathroom counter? Here is a link: ... more
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Sat Feb 28, 2015
Christina Feeney answered:
Open floor plan, updated kitchen & bathroom, & storage. Lots and lots of storage! Most importantly though: location, location, location!
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Fri Feb 27, 2015
marmar930 asked:
I have a one stall detached garage which I have plans to demolish and replace with attached two stall.
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Tue Feb 24, 2015
triumphconstructioninc asked:
What is the construction price per sq feet in Miami?
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Thu Feb 12, 2015
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Mon Feb 9, 2015
Jackson Willis answered:
The upkeep of landscaping is going to be more important than how much of it is done. I think if you plan it well enough you could do some simple landscaping and one of those additions or remodels. If you are trying to nail down what you want to do quickly, you should talk to a real estate agent about what sells well in your area. That would be a good way to find out what to start with.
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Sat Jan 31, 2015
Peggy Bouchard answered:
You may also want to check into a hybrid hot water heater - my plumber turned me on to them = he said they were almost as efficient and didn't have maintenance issues he's seen with tankless! ... more
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Fri Jan 30, 2015
Sam Shueh answered:
The cost of pavers is as high as carpet. You need to learn about quality, design. The labor cost varies. You need to inspect hopefully the contractors recent work and contact his past clients for proof. ... more
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Fri Jan 9, 2015
Wally West answered:
My wife and I have been looking for some good furniture to put in our empty apartment. We just got married and moved into our own apartment. Right now, there is literally no furniture in our apartment and we need places to sit. We have been looking around trying to find the best furniture that would go with our apartment. We hope to have all of our furniture by next week.
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Tue Jan 6, 2015
John Connor answered:
I think that this is so true. People love to be outside when good weather hits because that is the best time to be outside. I think that since humanity had always been fascinated with nature that of course we would love to spend time outside. ... more
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Sat Jan 3, 2015
Annette Lawrence answered:
If your intent is to sell in "A FEW YEARS' it will not matter one bit what appliances you install. If they are not less than a year old at time of sale, they have NO influence on value.

What a homeowner should do who is thinking of selling 'IN A FEW YEARS' is to make the improvements THEY will enjoy for THEIR benefit....PERIOD. That will be the only ROI they may receive.

Your focus needs to be converting an obsolete space into contemporary space. If you fail in this conversion you will find your investment wasted when you sell 'in a few years.'

Now, relax, make the improvement you and those important to you can enjoy and celebrate. You have no control over what happens in A FEW YEARS OR MORE IF EVER.
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Tue Dec 30, 2014
Jean-Leon Magnotto answered:
I have not seen this used residentially in person, but I have seen it in a local art gallery. I believe they put it in about two years ago, and it still looks good !
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Fri Dec 19, 2014
Derrick Sly answered:
I would say that most above ground pools are for quick assembly during the summertime. That being said, they should affect value about as much as a tent would. You can always just take it down when buyers are coming around. The whole point of an above-ground pool is that it's not a permanent fixture.
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Fri Dec 19, 2014
Amber Cadorette answered:
Hi Kim - I am a local Realtor and just saw your question. Have you made a decision? If not, I would be happy to recommend a local contractor. Please let me know.

Thank you,
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Fri Dec 19, 2014
greyson072508 asked:
Creekwood Estates offers subsidized housing. 2 bedroom 1 bathroom duplex.
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