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Remodel & Renovate in Columbus : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Dec 18, 2012
Tim Moore answered:
That is hard to say without seeing the house and seeing what you already have and how it fits together.
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Wed Sep 19, 2012
Joel Kahn answered:
For a builder today to specialize in just one type of construction is very rare (except for the production builders who specialize only in production homes). Many custom builders have expertise in various styles; the key is usually getting a good architect involved. Provident Builders has done work in many different areas, styles, etc. You can learn more about them at ... more
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Sun Oct 30, 2011
Jack Gillis answered:
That is a question you would need to ask the local code office, as each jurisdiction is different. In some areas, if you are only hanging sheetrock then you may not need a permit. However, if you are adding/moving electrical, plumbing, etc., then you will probably need one. The inspector must be able to view the work so, for example, if you added electrical then walled over it the inspector will probably require that you remove the sheetrock so he may inspect the electrical. ... more
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Mon Oct 31, 2011
Anna M Brocco answered:
For any necessary permit information contact your local building's department...
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Fri Apr 29, 2011
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Mon Mar 7, 2011
Philip Roy answered:

It depends on what your neighborhood homes have and what the buyers in your area expect. I can tell you that it seems like buyers are preferring more open floor plans now and most builders are building more open floor plans. So it might make since to do the remodel. It might be smart to go look at a few listed homes in your area to see what they are like inside. ... more
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Sun Jun 28, 2009
Mary Starkey answered:
First of all a good nuetral paint job will do wonders. Then if you are handy tackle the floors. Tile flooring is in and I haven't found anyone who dislikes them. They create feeling of luxury in a home. Then instead of formica install Corian or similar countertops in kitchen and bath. Granite is popular but may be a little too steep for the price range of the house. If you do not like the floor boards, then others will also not like them so why don't you try to paint them white which is very popular currently. I hope that gives you some idea. Good luck! ... more
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Tue Jul 28, 2009
Jennifer Hayes answered:
Here in NY I would say closing it off as an office would reduce the home's value. Dining rooms are more popular now than ever. Can you make the changes in a temporary way so that you can convert it back when you are ready? ... more
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