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Q. After watching friends go through problems when they closed on their first home, we don’t want to repeat them. We want to know how to avoid them. Our friends found out after they closed . . . more
Q. We recently ran into zoning problems to do an extension and have stopped everything until we can regroup, since we had a specific time frame and failed to meet it before . . . more
Q. We’re looking for a designer who can draw on a computer and show us plans in three dimensions, like we see on TV. The designers show these pictures and even animate them, and that would really help us visualize . . . more
Q. This may be a silly question, but I have to ask. My son put Christmas decorations up on our roof last year. We enjoyed them — until we realized last month that he put a lot of holes in our shingles . . . more
Q. We’re having problems with our contractor and architect. They don’t agree on things, and we feel like we’re stuck in between their disagreements over . . . more
Q. After watching friends go through problems when they closed on their first home, we don’t want to repeat the same thing. We want to know how to avoid it. more
Q. This isn’t a question, but rather an observation. Now divorced, my husband and I started our home repair/renovation three years ago and in the process learned a lot about people, including each other. more
Q. I want to flip houses, and need to make the whole process go as quickly as possible in order not to lose money. I know it takes time, but can you tell me the fastest way to . . . more
Q. My contractor started my job and promised to complete the work in two months. They also promised that work would continue, every day, because I didn’t want a “no-show.” That lasted about two days, then they said . . . more
Q. My father is an architect in Florida, and drew plans for changes to my house. He included electrical outlets, switches and lights. A local architect, who we’ve asked to review the plans, told us . . . more
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