If I am tearing down a house to build a new home on the lot, can anyone use the fixtures?

Asked by Maureen McCabe, Columbus, OH Sun May 20, 2007

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Maureen Fran…, Agent, Birmingham, MI
Sun May 20, 2007
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Actually, Habitat for Humanity came and took many things out of our home before it was torn down. They sell the items they recover in their ReStore. Habitat was able to take windows, cabinets, the hot water heater and many other things. There is an article about it below.
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Leigh Brown, Agent, Concord, NC
Sun May 20, 2007
Our local Habitat Restores will take items as well-and the proceeds from the sale of the items goes directly into building homes. It's a great tax deduction and helps the community at the same time!
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Carole Cohen, Agent, Cleveland, OH
Sun May 20, 2007
That is really good to know; I will have to check with their local ofc when the situation arises again here. Thanks
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Susie Moceri, , 48306
Fri Mar 14, 2008
Yes, you may even want to ask the trades that will be constructing your new home to see if they will give you a "credit" towards your future purchase. Also, cooper is very valuable right now and many older homes have cooper pipes that could be traded for your future home or recycled.
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Carlo Gobba, Agent, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Thu Jan 3, 2008
There are many organizations that would be glad to take those items and that you could help out tremendously by letting them take those items off your hands.
Web Reference:  http://www.CarloGobba.com
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