When a Renovation Fails, It’s Time for a Do-Over

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When a Renovation Fails, It’s Time for a Do-Over

Mansion Global19 hours ago
Jasmine Amaria and Gareth Owen’s homerenovation took two attempts and cost far more than expected. But the real low point was when a ceiling collapsed in a shower of rubble, dust and dead squirrels. The couple’s adventures in remodeling began after the birth of their first child, Karina, now 11.
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Construction Worker Killed in Home Renovation Accident

U.S. News & World ReportJan. 18, 2018
(AP) — A construction worker has been killed in an accident at the site of a homerenovation project. … District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett’s office said the man had been using the machine to dig out the home’s foundation when he was somehow pinned between it and a steel I-beam propping up the home.
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Historic Hamptons Estate Ready for Renovation Asks $18M

Mansion GlobalJan. 5, 2018
The home was last sold in 2015 for $15 million, significantly less than the almost $18 million it was asking at the time, according to listing records. It had previously asked $20 million in 2014. It was snapped up by Michael Bruno, founder of online art and antiques retailer 1stdibs, property records show.
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Once-Hot Toronto Housing Hits Deep Freeze as New Rules Bite

BloombergJan. 30, 2018
While the bleak mid-winter is never the best time to sell a home in Canada, a string of open houses in the country’s largest city were chillingly empty on a recent Saturday afternoon. Tougher mortgage …. “You’re creating a heated renovationsegment of the market and you’re stifling supply,” Syrianos says.

Our View: Keep working on preservation proposal

Duluth News Tribune12 hours ago
And Duluthians certainly can be intrigued by a proposal coming from City Councilor Zack Filipovich to create what he’s calling a “pilot program for historic home renovation” — even if his idea isn’t anywhere near ready for approval or even serious council consideration. “We know we have people who want …
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PA Agency Urges Periodic Home Radon Testing

EP MagazineJan. 4, 2018
home radon level higher than this should prompt action to lower it, such as by installing a radon reduction system with a vent pipe and exhaust fan. Radon monitoring is not one-and-done, McDonnell said. “If your test results are under 4 pCi/L, we recommend retesting any time home renovation or …
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10 Tips to Renovate your House Beautifully yet Economically

EntrepreneurJul. 19, 2017
Consider your home renovation plan as a business plan or as your special project you are starting from scratch. If you hire an architecture he plan for you, but if you want to save money the first step is to take charge of the project and do it to yourself. In this article we are sharing some DIY ideas on, how to …

4 Types Of Home Renovation: Which Ones Boost Value?

Investopedia (blog)Dec. 14, 2017
“Fix it and flip it” is a phrase often associated with real estate. With this in mind, many homeowners undertake major renovation to their residences before putting them up for sale: Sprucing up the place will always send the sales price soaring, right? Wrong. More often than not, these upgrades fail to pay for …
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10 DIY home renovations for the thrifty homeowner

USA TODAYOct. 27, 2017
Home renovation pros Vicki and Steph Kubiak, from Mother Daughter Projects, say that despite what you may think, you don’t need to hire a pro or rent a …. Redbook, InStyle and Essence, and she has bylined articles for USNews.com, ThisThatBeauty, XOJAne.com, Mainstreet.com, Steveharvey.com, and …
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The Questionable Math Behind Manafort’s Extravagant Home …

BloombergNov. 17, 2017
Special Counsel Robert Mueller, in his indictment, says that a Hamptons firm got $5.4 million in wire transfers from Cyprus over 71 payments. But building permits over the same period examined by Bloomberg show that renovations by Manafort’s Hamptons’ contractor were estimated to cost $1.2 million.

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