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Design & Decor in New York : Real Estate Advice

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Sun May 14, 2017
Musicman8 asked:
Hi Jason Sokody. I saw your profile on Trulia and wanted to see if you could help me. I am not ein selling but in updating the property info for 1310 Walden ave 14211
I am the owner.

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Mon Oct 10, 2016
Andrew Simmons answered:
I think white plantation shutters are traditional shutters to make your house more elegant. I would say that plantation shutters have a country style. They are custom creation for every customer's window ... more
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Fri Oct 7, 2016
Andrew Simmons answered:
Use the product what you need to build your tiny quarters and make it best for your comforts.
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Wed Sep 28, 2016
Andrew Simmons answered:
There Are many new decors and design company which you prefer for your best comforts for your house. Buyers always look for clean and well kept homes with beautiful colors.
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Mon Jun 6, 2016
Adam Feinberg answered:
Has your building hired a structural engineer to review the roof? Many flat roofs are not designed to routinely accommodate the weight of decking materials as well as people. If it isn't designed to accommodate the additional weight and stress- the roof would need to be re-enforced, and in this case would be an easy situation to insert your concerns. Having a roof deck also requires additional accommodates that a non-walkable flat roof doesn't have- i..e. railings have to be a specific height to eliminate risk of people fallling, etc. Also, is your building insured properly for a roof deck? These are important points to bring up to your fellow board members. If you have a managing agent (and many HDFC's do not), then they have likely raised these issues as well- which could slow the process down.

Whether your building is structurally ready for a roof deck or not- you should definitely voice your concerns to the board and perhaps they already have a remediation plan in place to minimize the impact on your family.

A roof deck is a very expensive project and could increase the costs to the shareholders significantly, which isn't exactly consistent with the HDFC model. Maintaining a roof deck can also be an expensive proposition as well. I have been a President in a market rate condo (a no frills building) and we toyed with the idea of adding a roof deck with garden- ultimately we nixed the idea because of costs up front as well as continued maintenance.
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Wed Dec 17, 2014
garypuntman answered:
I want to do a home renovation soon. I would love some custom cabinets made for me. I think that you can make flyers or posters. Using social media is also a great way to promote your business. ... more
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Sun Dec 14, 2014
jessie bonaparte answered:
In any areas where there are water facilities tile floors should be considered before a wooden floor. The main reason is water damage. Tile will create a much better water resistant and, or water proof surface. Wood may experience warping, and severe damage after water has spilled or leaked on the surface. Secondly if there are any repairs needed after a water leak tiles are much easier to replace, and repair. Tile is also less expensive when you consider labor cost.. I have been a general contractor for over 30 years.

I can assist you with any construction, and renovation questions.

Jessie Bonaparte
Miron Properties
917 806.1353
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Sun Jan 5, 2014
Hezrell Vasquez answered:
Good evening JALNY,

A lot of customers would like to find a kitchen with Cherry cabinets with granite top and stainless appliances. I recommend to shop around and see what other people are buying for their kitchen. ... more
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Wed Apr 17, 2013
Thomas Moser answered:
Bathrooms can run from a few thousand for very basic up to many thousands of dollars, so it's hard to really answer your question accurately. I see you mention an ejector pump, so I'm assuming this is going in the basement. Be prepared, they last only about five years and then will need to be replaced. ... more
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Sat Mar 23, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
Generally an improvement is something that adds value to a property, whereas a repair is routine maintenance, etc.
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Tue Mar 12, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
If you are concerned about safety for your pet, ask your veterinarian for suggestions....
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Sun Feb 24, 2013
Trishia Hope answered:
You can either hire a professional to repair a damaged bathtub, or you can easily fix it yourself using a kit. A do-it-yourself kit costs a fraction of what a professional would charge, and they are readily available at most home improvement stores. The kits usually contain epoxy resin, wet/dry sandpaper, fine-grit sandpaper, gel coat enamel, and an applicator. To complete the repair you will also need a hairdryer, rags, a paintbrush, and a tungsten carbide cutter appropriately sized for the repair at hand.
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Mon Feb 4, 2013
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Thu Jan 10, 2013
Compass Inspectors , Anthony Cioppa answered:
The condition of the roof and the age of furnace are all common issues when it comes times to sell. A second option never hurt either sometimes inspectors do not convey the information in a proper manor. The roof may not be leaking or may need minimal repairs but still has some life left. How many years will the roof last in current condition or with minimal repairs? The same with the how old is the furnace and what issues does it have. So it comes down to dollars have them give you a new offer and see where it goes. A little cash at close can go a long way the same issues are likely to arise again.
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Thu Aug 2, 2012
Trulia asked:
What are some cheap and stylish ways to decorate a Brooklyn apartment? Any recommendations for local flea markets?
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Sun Apr 15, 2012
May Dekermenji answered:
Your best bet is to use a neutral color. Shades of tan mixed with white accent color are popular these day. Avoid dark or bright color paints they distract the buyer and make the rooms appear smaller..
Go to your local paint center at the home centers like Home Depot, Lowes, Orchard and ask questions..Let them know that you are selling your home and they should be also able to guide you make the right choices..
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Tue Oct 25, 2011
Gogetter7 answered:
looking to buy such a home if the price is right email me
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Sun Apr 24, 2011
Lynne Zappia answered:
I have lived in white plains for 25 years. Great place to call home. If you need more info about this area, I am the person to ask.
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Tue Oct 5, 2010
RICK NORNES answered:
I don't know if they do, but we do I can get you 1 to 5 leads everyday just give me a call so I can show you. 800-977-9804 Ext 103 and if you mention my name Rick Nornes I will give you $100 bucks off. ... more
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