Real estate agents are working to reach a wider pool of buyers by posting the before and after virtual renovations online.
Category Archive: ‘Remodel Projects’
Chair lifts are their own cottage industry, and you can spend more than $10,000 on the fancy ones. But you don’t hear much about removing them!
Hat tip to daytrip for sending this in:
Standard Pacific Homes is building and selling homes in 27 developments from Florida to California and is believed to be the first to offer a pet suite as an option in every one.
The most lavish suite is a 170-square-foot pet paradise with a step-in wash station, handheld sprayer and leash lead; tile walls and floors; a designated drying area with a commercial sized pet dryer; a water station; automated feeders; a large bunk-style bed; cabinets for toys, treats and food; a stackable washer and dryer; a French door that opens to a puppy run; and a flat-screen television set.
Standard Pacific, based in Irvine, decided to offer pet suites after conducting livability studies with homeowners. Pets were a constant theme, said Jeffrey Lake, vice president and national director of architecture for Standard Pacific.
Devotion to pets is second-to-none,” he added. “They are family.
The American Pet Products Association reports that 68 percent of Americans own pets and contribute to an industry worth more than $55 billion annually.
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With the inventory so tight (especially for those wanting to spend less than a million dollars), a remodel project should be considered. We can help!
Here’s the “after” tour of remodel and 700sf addition done by architect Mark Morris on his own house in Pacific Beach:
Here’s a sweep through the hills of La Jolla, where there are still plenty of original-looking homes. I can help you buy one – remember the sale last summer? The remodel tour is coming!
A few interesting ideas here for remodelers:
This appears to be the work of a disgruntled tenant (or former owner seeking revenge), because it looks like the water was turned to full volume upstairs, and flooded through three levels. Hat tip to daytrip!
Here’s a tour of remodel and 700sf addition being done by architect Mark Morris on his own house in Pacific Beach – we’ll come back to see the finished product in a couple of months!
Few like the thought of investing time and money into a house to make it right, but there are benefits – today’s sunset starts at the 7:30-min mark: