Recent Remodeling Costs Articles


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Real Estate: When Only One Partner Wants to Move

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 21, 2016

The couple's tension could have been cut with a knife. She wanted to sell; he didn’t. I was viewing a condo for sale, the lower half of a duplex which included an unfinished...


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DIY Home Improvement the No-Regrets Way

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 11, 2016

Doing your own home renovations and repairs may sound like a great idea, but do-it-yourself doesn’t always work out quite the way we’d like it to. Make sure you don’t...


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Back-to-School Home Improvement: Get Your House in Gear

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 16, 2016

Where did the summer go? It seems like the end-of-school party was just yesterday, and now all of a sudden we’re getting ready to send the kids back to class. While you busy yourself...


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Write a Contract with a Home Improvement Contractor

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 22, 2016

Home improvement can be a complicated business, especially if you are getting extensive remodeling or major plumbing or electrical work (such as whole-house re-piping or rewiring) done....


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3 Little Words Homeowners Love to Hear … and Why

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 15, 2016

Owning your own home is a dream fulfilled … but it can also turn into something of a nightmare at times. Maintenance, repairs, renovations, fix this, replace that! The upkeep...


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How Much Should You Pay For a House?

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 04, 2016

$75,000? $150,000? $460,000? $999,000? You’ve found a house that you love. Now it’s just a question of negotiating a price you can live with. How much should that be? Well,...


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Kitchen Remodel Measurements, Facts, and Figures

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 14, 2016

Are you dreaming of a gorgeous, functional kitchen remodel? Good for you! Dreaming is an important first step in clarifying -- and eventually achieving -- your goals. Just be sure...


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Help! My Dream Home Failed Inspection

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 02, 2016

House hunting is an emotional business. Home buyers often talk of "feeling the right chemistry" or "falling in love" when they visit a particular property. Well, we Networxers have...