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Remodel & Renovate in West Virginia : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Oct 2, 2010
Kirsten Wallace answered:
The answer depends upon many factors, and generally, it costs more to renovate a home than to build new. Many homeowners make the mistake of comparing remodel costs to new construction costs. A good resource to start with is Remodeling Magazine's Cost vs. Value report---it gives regional costs for various renovation projects, including additions:
When you do get ready, make sure to interview reputable remodeling contractors to help you manage your job.
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Sun Jan 24, 2010
Terri Evans answered:
Dear Donald:

I forgot to mention to you in my earlier post. I would also recommend to you to visit or and signing up with a national vendor who will then sub the work out to you. I hope this helps you in your business.

Terri L. Evans
Real Estate Consultant
Keller Williams Realty
Licensed in Virginia & West Virginia
Please visit my website for Free information.
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Fri May 1, 2009
Maria Morton answered:
Drake20, this will depend on the other homes in the neighborhood. It sounds like you have done quite a bit and, providing the comps you referred to are similar to yours, you may be able to recoup your money in a several years. Check with a local realtor to get a more accurate picture of how your home compares to others around you. We need to see inside and out of your home before being able to accurately compare it to the recently Sold, Pending, Active, etc. listings. ... more
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Tue Mar 17, 2009
Amy Salisbury answered:
Dear Mr. Morton,
Considering you would be upgrading your kitchen and adding a master suite, I think these improvements will improve your value. I would caution you to be frugal in your spending, as its unlikely you'll see returns on your investments comparable to the sales values we saw in this area in 2004-2005. Good luck! ... more
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