Zillow Advice RSS: Question-Discussion-Guide,Home Ownership,Los Angeles- CA http://www.zillow.com/advice/Los-Angeles-CA/home-ownership/question-discussion-guide/ Zillow Advice search results | Zillow Real Estate How much does a home appraisal cost? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-much-does-a-home-appraisal-cost/450507/ 14 replies Tue, 10 Jul 2012 23:33:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-much-does-a-home-appraisal-cost/450507/ 2012-07-10T23:33:00Z how do i get zillow to increase the value of my home, which doesn't reflect the renovation http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-do-i-get-zillow-to-increase-the-value-of-my-home-which-doesn%27t-reflect-the-renovation/485654/ <img imagetype="8" uploadtype="new" imageid="X1-IA-sxhr7whpzzvz_f0stq" height="200px" width="250px" src="http://photos2.zillow.com/o_a/IS-sxhr7whrekbh.jpg"/><br \><br \>6 replies Sun, 31 Mar 2013 18:21:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-do-i-get-zillow-to-increase-the-value-of-my-home-which-doesn%27t-reflect-the-renovation/485654/ 2013-03-31T18:21:00Z How to verify LADBS permit status http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-to-verify-LADBS-permit-status/578355/ .<br \><br \>4 replies Tue, 10 Mar 2015 08:48:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-to-verify-LADBS-permit-status/578355/ 2015-03-10T08:48:00Z HOW DO I FIND OWNERS NAME OF PROPERTY? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/HOW-DO-I-FIND-OWNERS-NAME-OF-PROPERTY/362456/ 11 replies Tue, 17 Aug 2010 01:24:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/HOW-DO-I-FIND-OWNERS-NAME-OF-PROPERTY/362456/ 2010-08-17T01:24:00Z How much does a home appraisal cost? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-much-does-a-home-appraisal-cost/450507/ 8 replies Tue, 10 Jul 2012 23:33:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-much-does-a-home-appraisal-cost/450507/ 2012-07-10T23:33:00Z How does a homeowner report corrections to a listing? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-does-a-homeowner-report-corrections-to-a-listing/499511/ 3 replies Fri, 28 Jun 2013 21:03:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-does-a-homeowner-report-corrections-to-a-listing/499511/ 2013-06-28T21:03:00Z How does a homeowner report corrections to a listing? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-does-a-homeowner-report-corrections-to-a-listing/499511/ 3 replies Fri, 28 Jun 2013 21:03:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-does-a-homeowner-report-corrections-to-a-listing/499511/ 2013-06-28T21:03:00Z Unexplained jump in value http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Unexplained-jump-in-value/569535/ Zillow did something wierd this month. The value of my home jumped 7% while similar (some nicer) area homes (which were priced similarly) stayed level. Any ideas?<br \><br \>12 replies Sat, 13 Dec 2014 17:40:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Unexplained-jump-in-value/569535/ 2014-12-13T17:40:00Z how do I obtain the blue prints of my house in Los Angeles California 90066? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-do-I-obtain-the-blue-prints-of-my-house-in-Los-Angeles-California-90066/555586/ where exactly is the office which has my house blue prints? What is that office's phone number?<br \><br \>2 replies Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:16:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-do-I-obtain-the-blue-prints-of-my-house-in-Los-Angeles-California-90066/555586/ 2014-08-20T09:16:00Z HOD http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/HOD/119447/ Hi - What are the HOD?<br \><br \>1 reply Sun, 16 Mar 2008 00:22:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/HOD/119447/ 2008-03-16T00:22:00Z How can photos be taken down from the Zillow site? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-photos-be-taken-down-from-the-Zillow-site/567753/ <br/><div>5382 Circle Drive&nbsp;<br/><br/>The owner needs to photos to be removed how can we do that ?<br/>Marly</div><br \><br \>1 reply Mon, 24 Nov 2014 22:44:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-photos-be-taken-down-from-the-Zillow-site/567753/ 2014-11-24T22:44:00Z the cost of redoing electrical wiring http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/the-cost-of-redoing-electrical-wiring/430987/ What is the cost of redoing the electrical wiring for a 2012sq ft house built in 1953 and to add a master bathroom<br \><br \>9 replies Sun, 05 Feb 2012 15:55:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/the-cost-of-redoing-electrical-wiring/430987/ 2012-02-05T15:55:00Z Which is more desirable to a buyer, more bedrooms or bigger kitchen and open floor plan? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Which-is-more-desirable-to-a-buyer-more-bedrooms-or-bigger-kitchen-and-open-floor-plan/566324/ We're buying property to renovate. &nbsp;It's 1700 sq. feet and 4 bedrooms and 2 baths. &nbsp;Kitchen is galley style and adjacent to a bedroom. &nbsp;Is it more desirable to have 4 bedrooms and small kitchen or to combine that bedroom with the kitchen and create something more open and homey in this smaller footprint?<br \><br \>9 replies Wed, 12 Nov 2014 07:56:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Which-is-more-desirable-to-a-buyer-more-bedrooms-or-bigger-kitchen-and-open-floor-plan/566324/ 2014-11-12T07:56:00Z How can I get a subdivision plat or a surveyors map? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-I-get-a-subdivision-plat-or-a-surveyors-map/295278/ My neighbor has a fence that is leaning on my property and has trees bulging through it.&nbsp; I would like to know exactly where my property border is before approaching him and asking him to fix it.&nbsp;<br \><br \>3 replies Fri, 06 Nov 2009 23:25:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-I-get-a-subdivision-plat-or-a-surveyors-map/295278/ 2009-11-06T23:25:00Z Whole House Demo Stucco & Redo with Wood Siding http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Whole-House-Demo-Stucco-Redo-with-Wood-Siding/520756/ I feel that my parent's contractor is trying to swindle them. &nbsp;The house they bought is two stories and about 2400 sq ft. &nbsp;The area is 90005 Los Angeles. &nbsp;They are charging us $40,000 to demolish the stucco and re-do the entire house with wood paneling. &nbsp;This doesn't include the cost of putting in new windows, as they're charging us separately for that. &nbsp;I've been googling around and does that sound ridiculous to anyone? &nbsp;On top of that they're trying to charge extra for all the wood damage that may need replacing. &nbsp;Do you think they're getting swindled?<br \><br \>8 replies Wed, 04 Dec 2013 03:57:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Whole-House-Demo-Stucco-Redo-with-Wood-Siding/520756/ 2013-12-04T03:57:00Z The Value of Improvement that adds a 16 x 18 foot deck on a view hillside lot? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/The-Value-of-Improvement-that-adds-a-16-x-18-foot-deck-on-a-view-hillside-lot/545117/ The deck will extend the rear yard usable area but requires caissons. Los Angeles&nbsp; &nbsp;area.&nbsp;<br \><br \>7 replies Wed, 11 Jun 2014 22:12:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/The-Value-of-Improvement-that-adds-a-16-x-18-foot-deck-on-a-view-hillside-lot/545117/ 2014-06-11T22:12:00Z i live in L A County, Ca. my dad and i bought a house 2003, http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/i-live-in-L-A-County-Ca-my-dad-and-i-bought-a-house-2003/545121/ So we bought a house and on every paper it's states as a single man, now my dad quitclaimed the deed to me, but his ex wife ( they weren't married, but had kids) lives there making she says she has rights to the property she never paid a cent, I've paid everything, my dad can testify, will i be forced to sell or buy her out?<br \><br \>8 replies Wed, 11 Jun 2014 22:42:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/i-live-in-L-A-County-Ca-my-dad-and-i-bought-a-house-2003/545121/ 2014-06-11T22:42:00Z how do I obtain the blue prints of my house http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-do-I-obtain-the-blue-prints-of-my-house/555584/ I want to find out where I can get the blue prints of my house in Los Angeles, California 90066<br \><br \>2 replies Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:47:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-do-I-obtain-the-blue-prints-of-my-house/555584/ 2014-08-20T08:47:00Z Looking to remodel garage in to a living space- http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Looking-to-remodel-garage-in-to-a-living-space-/523883/ We have a one car detached garage<br/>where do I find:<br/>&nbsp;ideas, fro design<br/>Pans<br/>contractors<br \><br \>12 replies Thu, 09 Jan 2014 18:50:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Looking-to-remodel-garage-in-to-a-living-space-/523883/ 2014-01-09T18:50:00Z What are my options without proof of permit? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-are-my-options-without-proof-of-permit/547194/ I had a contractor convert garages to bedrooms with windows a couple of years ago.The city inspector visited my house and took pictures. He says there is a problem and will return tomorrow to inspect the interior. The contractor said he would handle permits and charged me extra for the service. His number is disconnected and I cannot find the paperwork.<br/>What am I facing with the city if I can't find the contractor?<br \><br \>6 replies Wed, 25 Jun 2014 20:12:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-are-my-options-without-proof-of-permit/547194/ 2014-06-25T20:12:00Z