Tag Archives: Renovation

Selbyville “huckster” sentenced to prison for home renovation scheme

Selbyville “huckster” sentenced to prison for home renovation scheme Theodore Barrett Jr., 39, of Selbyville was sentenced July 8 to four years in prison for fraudulently taking more than $90,000 from a couple in connection with a contract to renovate and expand their South Bethany home. Barrett led the couple to believe he had built … Continue reading

MRT sets the stage for million-dollar renovation

MRT sets the stage for million-dollar renovation LOWELL — Next year, the Merrimack Repertory Theatre will need a different venue for its annual meeting, since its Liberty Hall home will be gutted and undergoing a million-dollar renovation.

15 Year Renovation of London Cathedral Finally Finished

15 Year Renovation of London Cathedral Finally Finished A $65 million restoration project on one of the world’s most iconic cathedrals, which has taken 15 years to complete, has finally been unveiled Thursday.

National renovation a local affair for Mathews

National renovation a local affair for Mathews Gloucester contractor relied heavily on local people, businesses, relationships to get the job done MATHEWS — Filming has all but wrapped up and soon a bucolic corner of Mathews County will be splashed across several home-improvement programs with national audiences.

RENOVATION RIP-OFF: The Iowa Attorney General took action against a local construction business

RENOVATION RIP-OFF: The Iowa Attorney General took action against a local construction business We started investigating him in 2004. Thursday, the Iowa Attorney General’s office took more action against Tim Marlow, his partners and the company he now owns, IQ Renovations. Marlow has owned several home construction businesses in the last seven years, most recently … Continue reading

The Do-It-Yourself Kitchen Renovation That Doesn’t Require the Professionals

The Do-It-Yourself Kitchen Renovation That Doesn’t Require the Professionals Disposal Guard Introduces the DISPOSE-IT-GUARD – the all-in-one stopper, strainer, safety poker and scraper. (PRWeb June 01, 2011) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/6/prweb8511621.htm

Barnum Park neighborhood renovation project begins

Barnum Park neighborhood renovation project begins DENVER – It’s one of Denver’s older neighborhoods, but thanks to hundreds of volunteers, Barnum Park about to get a new look.

Old Lava Soap factory in St. Louis will be razed amid renovation

Old Lava Soap factory in St. Louis will be razed amid renovation Procter & Gamble Co. is expanding its home-products plant in north St. Louis.

how do i go about getting a grant for a renovation project to a historical site in MS?

I am a real estate agent who has listed a home in a community with alot of history. It is a foreclosure and the previous owners didn’t take care of the home, which is rich with history. I have been talking to the new mayor of the city but she doesn’t have a clue how … Continue reading

Noble Neighborhood Library in Cleveland Heights almost ready to open after $1 million renovation

Noble Neighborhood Library in Cleveland Heights almost ready to open after $1 million renovation The Noble Neighborhood branch of Heights Libraries is preparing to open its doors once again after undergoing a $1 million renovation. “We’re really thrilled to be opening it again,” Heights Libraries Marketing and Community Relations Manager Sheryl Banks said. “The surrounding … Continue reading

Anyone know of some good sites that detail renovation of an old motorhome?

I bought an old 1981 Winnebago Itasco 29 ft. motorhome. It has 55K on a Chevy 454 engine and runs good. I drove it 130 mile to bring it home. I’m a novice RV’er but have done considerable remodeling work to my home. Even though it runs good the interior looks it’s 25 years. I’m … Continue reading

Ok, So What Is Your Worst Renovation Experience With A Contractor?

I run a Contractor Referral Service in Colorado Springs, CO. Our goal is to keep homeowners from making a mistake in hiring a contractor to work on their home. Often, homeoweners are so concerned with getting a “cheap price”, they set themselves up to be ripped-off. I would just like to hear stories from others … Continue reading

Rob Carrick’s Reader: The home renovation edition

Rob Carrick’s Reader: The home renovation edition Rob Carrick rounds up the best in personal finance reading on the Web

How much money is given for a mortgage if house needs renovation?

I am looking at a house that is extremely cheap for my market. Realtor says it needs $50k in repair, but I was hoping to put $100K into it to do the full deal (granite/stainless Sub zero appliances etc) Hypothetically, if the purchase price of the house was $100,000, would I be able to take … Continue reading

what are some do it yourself renovation projects to build value in a home?

we baught a new house and need it to appraise for 20% more than the loan is. the loan will be for 230,000. We are buying all new stainless steel appliances. It has new windows and a new trex deck. We baught it for 120,000$ less than what it was purchased for 2 years ago. … Continue reading

Where do I look if I wanted to apply for a “renovation makeover” thing in canada(business, not residence)?

I want to inquire about the possibility of qualifying for one of those “renovation makover”-type deals, but don’t know where to look and can’t find anything with general searches; it’s an office business, not a home residence, that I want to have entered for consideration…anyone have any good leads on where I can go?

What are the differences between renovation and restoration?

My home is over 50 years old and I would like to bring it into the “21st” century.

For a PCS gov’t paid move, is a kitchen remodel in our present home worth it (even a modest renovation)?

I work for the government and may get a PCS (government paid move) transfer to a new office. I don’t know much about PCS moves, but from what I understand, the gov’t sends in an appraiser and buys the (my) house at fair market value. Our kitchen needs updating (ugly tile, old appliances – but … Continue reading

Ideas for a temporary room renovation?

I am a college student home for the summer and my bedroom needs serious renovation. I don’t want to do anything extravagant because in a few months I’ll be gone again but the room is definitely overdue for a makeover seeing as it’s very childish and I’m embarrassed to have people see it. I don’t … Continue reading

Panel will study possible Rupp renovation

Panel will study possible Rupp renovation Lexington Mayor Jim Gray says he is appointing a 40-plus-member panel to study the future of Rupp Arena, the home of the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team.