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Remodel & Renovate in Florida : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Feb 1, 2017
Helen asked:
I have an in-law suite that is attached to my existing home. Its about 1000 sq.ft. I would like to have 2 bedrooms, office, bathroom and living room. Can you recommend a reputable company…
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Fri Jan 27, 2017
Jon Zolsky answered:
The State requires that electrical, plumbing and AC work is done by licensed contractors.
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Mon Dec 12, 2016
Nonew answered:
Hi, is there anyone familiar with Florida Hardest Hit Fund?
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Mon Dec 12, 2016
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Tue Dec 6, 2016
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Wed Nov 23, 2016
Diane Christner answered:
There are a number of factors to take into consideration, such as current sq ft living space of your home, the typical homes for sale in your neighborhood (how many have garage conversions), parking situation if you take away garage space, etc.

Whatever you decide, keep in mind that garage conversions require permits. Converting a garage to living space without the required permits could lead to problems later on when you sell your home. Lack of required permits will lead appraisers to discount the new sq ft living space. Buyers will also run into problems obtaining insurance. Even if you do pull all required permits for your conversion, many buyers actually want a garage, so they will skip your listing when searching for homes.

Would suggest weighing the pros and cons before making a final decision on garage conversions. Bigger is not always better.
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Fri Nov 18, 2016
Diane Christner answered:
It will vary, depending on a lot of factors. Try contacting a couple of local builders to get a better idea of price/sq ft for your specific requirements.
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Sun Oct 16, 2016
Wkelliher asked:
Approximately 400 square feet containing library, bedroom and bathroom
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Sat Oct 1, 2016
Donnchadhcorp asked:
I can't afford laminate and I don't want carpet again because of allergies. What is another way to have a great floor and stairway?
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Sat Oct 1, 2016
Donnchadhcorp asked:
I need to have a lean release done signed before signing a waiver. I plan on putting on the punch list pending release of claim, pending building final, pending GFA certificate, etc.
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Thu Sep 29, 2016
Alan Barnhart answered:
Just got a quote for $28,000 from Charlotte County Seawall for a lot for a lot in South Gulf Cove - 110"
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Fri Sep 16, 2016
Kansasgirl1 answered:
If you wont to do that never start from scrach of a fram. Don't take it down I know from expetace because the rules change (thanks to the country needing money) If you make it biger you may have to upgrade your hole septic system Just put a new roof on it like barn style and go from that draw you a plan in the squre footage section at a time like building small sections at a time you will save thousands and thousands if you start something like you ask and don't finish they can condemned it if you dont finish if something happens ... more
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Tue Aug 9, 2016
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Sun Jun 12, 2016
Msjyll asked:
2 story house
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