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Remodel & Renovate in Fairmount/Art Museum : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Oct 27, 2009
Jay answered:
Personally, I love roof decks and people familiar with city life might pay a little more... but probably not enough more to cover the cost of putting in a good one. We considered the same thing before we had to move out of the area. I suppose it comes down to how long you intend to be in your place and how much use you expect to get out of it. If you're going to be there for a few more summers, definitely do it (especially if you can see art museum fireworks from your house)! ... more
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Tue Sep 2, 2008
Alex answered:
I recently purchased in the area. Myrtlewood and Master...Takes a lot of guts. The property is surrounded by vacant lots and boarded up homes. The area has a ways to go. Not a flip area. You must buy, rent, and hold for a few years. That Brewerytown Development is only in its first phase. There are several more to go and it is going to take a few years. If you can sit it out, you will find a great return down the line. ... more
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