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Curb Appeal in 77251 : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Aug 1, 2008
Wildcat Inspections answered:
I am a home inspector in Houston and I look at hundreds of houses a year including brand new and resale. I can tell you that trends change quickly, so ultimately it’s whatâ€s right for your family. The builders in Clear Lake seem to be installing a lot more tile than wood, but still are putting wood in the study and formal areas. We see only a few houses with wood floors in the upstairs bedrooms. If you have a large dog, though you might consider having real wood flooring instead of the engineered wood. That way when you go to sell you have the real wood floors screened or even sanded and refinished if necessary to get scratches out. The makers of some engineered products advertise that they can be sanded lightly, but I haven’t seen good results from personal experiences. I hope I have been of some assistance in answering your questions. Good luck and if I can help you when you make your decision please look me up at http://www.wildcatinspections.com/. ... more
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Wed May 29, 2013
Mr.P answered:
Wow. A real Marble tub is big bucks. I don't think I would spend the money there unless the home is over the 1.2#
Fiberglass tub is standard equipment.

I would look for a large Garden tub, maybe add some jets.

To answer your question go with the fiber glass. to invest all that money in marble someone might not like.
Below is a link to some nice marble / stone tubs. starting at 2K they go up in price quick
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Sun Apr 8, 2012
Melissa Mancini answered:
Hi There,

If after you have asked them politely and explained that you are going to be putting your house up for sale and they are hurting the value, they have not complied, than I would ask again and explain to them that you plan to make this call, giving them an opportunity to correct it. If you are still unsuccessful and you feel that they are violating some kind of code or they could be causing some unsafe or environmental problem, than of course it’s ok. Best of luck to you! It sounds like you’ve got your hands full!

Melissa Mancini, Realtor, CBR, GRI
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