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Caleb Hart, Renter in Orem, UT
Caleb Hart answered:
Do you need a permit to sheetrock/ drywall over existing lathe and plaster walls in Somerville, MA?
I would talk to a person down at the city office about that. My father has also been needing to do some more plastering in his home. I'm pretty sure he doesn't need a permit for it thou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 31, 2015 Remodel & Renovate in Somerville
Russ Bradchu…, Real Estate Pro in Brookline, MA
Russ Bradchulis answered:
how do you convert a two-family into three-family house, if you have space but would require work to put a new kitchen and all? what are the rules?
Without a doubt, you always -- ALWAYS -- want to visit your local building and/or inspectional services department and ask them these questions. Every town is different, so you want to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 5, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in 02145
Territory.c…, Real Estate Pro in MA, answered:
Replace attic with an extra room and roof deck?
You asked another question before about renovating what I think is the same place. If you can add more bedrooms to the top unit and then still renovated the kitchen you would do very we ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 9, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Somerville
Territory.c…, Real Estate Pro in MA, answered:
Renovating - add third bedroom or make larger open-concept kitchen?
You will likely benefit from the kitchen. Do you plan on condo'ng the units and selling them separately? You would make more money that way so worth considering.

Good luck!

Territ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 9, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Somerville
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