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Remodel & Renovate in Kansas : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Sep 9, 2016
Alicemarquez97 answered:
The differences between new construction, remodeling and normal repairs can sometimes be confusing and are often treated differently. New construction will add value to a property, repairs are typically considered a part of ordinary property maintenance. Remodeling work is not generally subject to reassessment unless new creative ideas like are added. It can include new carpeting, counter tops, cabinets doors or windows. ... more
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Thu Jan 7, 2016
Yeagerfamily2005 asked:
I have yet to find any contractor or agents that can assist me with driveway repair and stamping; garage floor repair and refinishing; and foam jacking. No one seems to have any references…
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Mon Aug 13, 2012
Marty Keating answered:
I personal looked at the house. The dirt could be dug away from the walls . The walls could be pushed back and held in place with beams. It should be waterproofed an drain-tile put in. Both sides should have tile put in. ... more
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Mon Feb 20, 2012
Bill Welch answered:
Dear Aeva,

I agree more with Becky. There are many factors to take into consideration before making this decision. While a 4BR opens you up to a larger market, most 4BR buyers are going to want two baths. There may be other things you can do with the home to maximize value, and depending on what you owe, what the home could -reasonably bring, when you plan to put it on the market, etc., all of these things need to be adequately investigated. Call me anytime if you need help with real estate related questions: 785-925-3648. You do need a professional to help you with this one! ... more
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Sat Jul 16, 2011
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Wed May 4, 2011
Dan and Elise Thomson answered:
Josh- I would say that if you can make it a 3 bedrm without a garage it would increase the value but not by much. 2 bedrms can be difficult to resale however- please call to discuss- I used to rehab properties for a living-you could also build a carport and that may help with the value- call me to discuss. Dan Thomson 913-207-6443 or email me ... more
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Thu Apr 28, 2011
scott farmer answered:
The number one way is to have a survey done. You could try and find the pins in the ground yourself off of the measurements from the tax record overlay map. Sometimes there are GPS coordinates you can follow as well to find the true corners. ... more
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Tue Aug 31, 2010
Bill Eckler answered:

Your needs and personal preference should always prevail. However, one should never lose sight of the distant possibility of selling in the future.

With this said, it9;s not the size of the bath that is a major concern but the fact that each level would have greater appeal with both toilet and shower/bath accomodations. In our opinion to remodel and eliminate totally the shower/bath arrangement could be a great mistake. Each bath should have either a shower or a bath for best resale potential.

Good luck with your project!

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