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Remodel & Renovate in Iowa : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Aug 2, 2016
The_sickness8190 asked:
4'8 with a shelf between it and the wall that the knobs and spout come out of, in order for a bigger 5'5 or 5ft whirlpool tub I know the shelf will need to be removed, the back…
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Thu May 26, 2016
trotrus asked:
My husband and I moved into our home 4 years ago and since have put about $35,000.00 into landscaping both the front and back yard. The home was built in 2000 and already had a lot of landscaping…
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Thu Sep 25, 2014
Patty Elliott answered:
Yes you definitely need to add the garage. Most buyers will bypass your home when it comes time for resale if you do not have a garage. The fact that you can do the work yourself helps a lot! You should get all of the $9,000.00 back out of adding the garage. Good luck with the remodel! ... more
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Tue Aug 19, 2014
Dan Tabit answered:
Mike,
It sounds like a good plan. Master suites are popular and can make a difference for many buyers. Without seeing your home, your plans and knowing your market however, I would encourage you to get some local opinions. The final question will come down to cost/benefit. Adding value generally means it will cost less than the value it ads. If the cost is greater than the value added, it may still be worth pursuing based on personal use preferences and or greater market interest in a home with a nice master. ... more
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Sat Oct 15, 2011
Jannis Vann answered:
Having a bath on your lower level opens up many options, especially if you have outside access to the basement. In-law suite, teen suite, apartment rental.........just convenience for the family member who will be occupying the space. I don't think you can go wrong with the addition. ... more
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Fri Jul 8, 2011
Ruth answered:
If you do not need plumbing for bathroom or bar/kitchen area . . . $15 to $20 per sq ft. It depends on how fancy you want to make your lower level. If you add plumbing then it would be $25 to $35 per sq ft. ... more
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Thu Jun 4, 2009
Jason Reynolds answered:
Yes, In most cases it is measured from the curb. If you have questions about a specific lot, I would recommend you call your county Assessors office and the should be able to help you out. ... more
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Thu May 28, 2009
Joe asked:
Wed Nov 5, 2008
Amanda Hendershot answered:
Hi Gayle, In Colorado the public record usually has the home builder information. If you call a realtor in your area they may be able to look it up for you. Good Luck!
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