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Remodel & Renovate in 64125 : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Dec 5, 2012
Laquisha Cain answered:
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Ron Henderson answered:
That's a question for the city or the county in which you live. Call the Planning & Zoning Dept in your county and city to ask this question. Also, if your community is governed by a home owners association, there may be specific requirements there too although typically most HOA's won't allow an above ground pool. ... more
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Wed Nov 3, 2010
Stacy Carter answered:
It's always a good idea to use subcontractors that are licensed in their particular field no matter what. And most likely, they'll need to be licensed in order to pull a permit for the job, which will be a requirement.

i assume you are using a 203k certified contractor, who should be supplying the licensed subcontractors for the project anyway.

Good luck.
Stacy Carter
Associate Broker
Home Appreciators Team at
Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers
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Wed Nov 3, 2010
Cindy Hurtado answered:
When buying a home with a 203K all repairs must be done by 203K certified contractors. They not only have to be licensed, but have to be certified to do 203K repairs. Your 203K lender should be able to provide you a list of the contractors certified to do this type of work. The lender will also want bids in writing prior to writing the loan. ... more
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Thu Feb 25, 2010
Jo Soss answered:
I needed one and did some research on line and found the site "Service Magic" - found one there. The site puts them through a vetting process and I also check with my state for license and insurance. I have been very pleased with the service. ... more
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Sat May 23, 2009
Ron Henderson answered:
It shouldn't really effect you unless they just do a horrible job of installing and maintaining it. It's like anything else (paint, deck, landscaping) Unless you're trying to sell your home right now, it won't effect your home value at all. ... more
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