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Remodel & Renovate in Pittsburgh : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Oct 8, 2014
Richard Yost answered:
The true question is what is the properties highest and best use. While prior performance is an indicator of future performance it is not the only factor. For example, a television repair shop on a corner does $50,000 in profit per year, so its value can be calculated as a multiple of it's earnings.
then there is a big announcement that a new factory is going in next door to the television repair shop. Is the best use of that location still a repair shop? Wouldn't a sandwich shop or a co0nvenience store be more valuable there? Would you sell it based on it performance as a repair shop, or would you sell it for its value as a sandwich shop?
The value in your property is in what can be built there and how profitable the new endeavor will be.
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Wed Oct 8, 2014
Richard Yost answered:
You can get Gas powered HVAC units. They tend to be larger capacity and used mostly in commercial applications, but they are available.
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Wed Oct 8, 2014
Richard Yost answered:
There are many variable in the cost of siding, not the least of which is the type and quality of siding you chose. I suggest going to your nearest home improvement store to see and feel the differences in quality and to gage the difference in cost. Then seek out two or three reputable contractors to provide you with bids. The more educated you are, the less it will cost. ... more
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Sat Oct 15, 2011
Erica Ramus, MRE answered:
Did you have a survey when you bought the property?
You might need to have one done...
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Wed Apr 22, 2009
Jackie Hamilton answered:
Your best bet is to contact a realtor who specializes in commercial property and can best assess the property for you and yes a realtor does have connections and the resources to market the property for you. Our brokerage does have a commercial division and you can contact them at 412-851-0600 and ask for Ken Gasporvich. ... more
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Wed Jul 16, 2008
Writer asked:
I'm buying a house and want to install that first. I don't know that I can get a full PV intertie installed by December 31 when the tax credit expires. Anyone else down here have solar already?…
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