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Investment Property Renovations: 5 Budgeting Basics

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Investment Property Renovations: 5 Budgeting Basics

Every great project starts with a great plan and includes a realistic, detailed budget. Compiling a thorough budget can be quite an undertaking, but it’s essential for a decent return on your investment property renovations. Before you begin your next project, check out these five budgeting basics:

5 Tips for Investment Property Renovations

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5 Tips for Investment Property Renovations

Whether you’re a landlord looking to increase rental income or an entrepreneur looking to flip a home, at some point every property investor needs to renovate their investment. While investment property renovations offer the opportunity to increase the income and value of your property, costs can also spiral out of control. Here are five tips to achieve the biggest return on your investment.

Brownstone Renovations: What You Need to Know

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Brownstone Renovations: What You Need to Know

Few things are more iconic in the world of Brooklyn real estate than the brownstone. These 19th Century architectural gems are a symbol of the city. And while owning one can be difficult enough for most New Yorkers, renovating them is another matter entirely.

What You Should Look for in a Construction Scope of Work

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What You Should Look for in a Construction Scope of Work

A scope of work is a formal written document that covers everything required to complete a construction project. It is provided in addition to the construction contract and serves as the reference point for accountability and guidance for the duration of the project. In short, it outlines absolutely everything, from the supplies needed to the timeline. Not only does it help to keep everyone on the same page, but it can also be used to settle any disputes that may arise.

Planning Home Renovations: Key Tips to Get Started

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Planning Home Renovations: Key Tips to Get Started

Embarking on planning home renovations can be incredibly exhilarating. If you’ve convinced yourself it’s time to redo the kitchen, the bathroom or perhaps the entire house, it can be tempting to dive straight in. However, rushing into a renovation project is exactly what you shouldn’t do.

5 Ways to Prepare for a Consultation with a Remodeling Contractor

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5 Ways to Prepare for a Consultation with a Remodeling Contractor

Embarking on a home remodeling project is a big commitment. And like all big commitments, your friends and family have probably been eager to offer their two cents. You may have been flooded with recommendations and been told what certifications to watch out for, but has anyone told you what to do in preparation for your first consultation with NYC contractors? If you have a slew of consultations lined up, here are five ways to prepare yourself.

Top 6 Considerations When Hiring NYC Contractors

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Top 6 Considerations When Hiring NYC Contractors

If you’ve found a home in the right neighborhood, near great schools and first-class amenities, great! You’re almost home. But what if the kitchen cabinets aren’t quite right? Or a wall is in the wrong place? Or the access to your patio could be lighter and brighter?

Should I Sell or Renovate My House

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Should I Sell or Renovate My House

Entire lifestyle channels today are devoted to the big question — “should I sell or renovate my house?” Yet the typical homeowner makes this choice without cameras rolling or celebrity assistance. Homeowners have several factors to consider when making the “sell or renovate” decision.