Zillow Advice RSS: Question-Discussion-Guide,Home Ownership,IA http://www.zillow.com/advice/IA/home-ownership/question-discussion-guide/ Zillow Advice search results | Zillow Real Estate home improvement? should we or shouldn't we? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/home-improvement-should-we-or-shouldn%27t-we/541084/ We live in a older home, with two full baths one up and one down.&nbsp; The upstairs bathroom is very small, single sink, tub and toilet.&nbsp;The bedroom&nbsp;next to the bathroom is 12x14 very very small closet, with 7 foot ceiling height in the middle but the&nbsp;east and&nbsp;west&nbsp;walls have slants&nbsp;from the roof.&nbsp;,&nbsp;adding about 6 feet on&nbsp;the east&nbsp;side, creating a larger bathroom and closet for the bedroom that would also remove the slants making if a nice bedroom. Our contractor&nbsp;tells us&nbsp;the only way to do this to make it look right is to add new trust and basically rebuild the two&nbsp;rooms at a cost of $30,000. the house is paid for, we have the money to do it, but is it the right thing to do?&nbsp;<br \><br \>4 replies Fri, 16 May 2014 19:37:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/home-improvement-should-we-or-shouldn%27t-we/541084/ 2014-05-16T19:37:00Z What is the average cost for a basement finishing project in Iowa? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-is-the-average-cost-for-a-basement-finishing-project-in-Iowa/531053/ The finish project is relatively basic - i.e. add 3/4 bathroom, close off utilities, add in some basic storage, finish walls / ceilings, and add carpet.&nbsp; Thanks.<br \><br \>0 replies Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:06:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-is-the-average-cost-for-a-basement-finishing-project-in-Iowa/531053/ 2014-03-05T18:06:00Z removing half bath from kitchen area to make kitchen bigger would thar hurt or add value to my house http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/removing-half-bath-from-kitchen-area-to-make-kitchen-bigger-would-thar-hurt-or-add-value-to-my-house/519463/ My house has 4 bedrooms and 1full bathroom on 2nd floor and 1bedroom, 1full bathroom and another 1/2 bathroom in kitchen area in main floor. The full bathroom in main floor is not in the master bedroom.<br \><br \>11 replies Tue, 19 Nov 2013 09:46:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/removing-half-bath-from-kitchen-area-to-make-kitchen-bigger-would-thar-hurt-or-add-value-to-my-house/519463/ 2013-11-19T09:46:00Z is this within the city limits of waukee? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/is-this-within-the-city-limits-of-waukee/286652/ 1 reply Thu, 08 Oct 2009 23:28:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/is-this-within-the-city-limits-of-waukee/286652/ 2009-10-08T23:28:00Z Is there any universities or supermarkets nearby? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Is-there-any-universities-or-supermarkets-nearby/237760/ 4 replies Fri, 22 May 2009 08:42:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Is-there-any-universities-or-supermarkets-nearby/237760/ 2009-05-22T08:42:00Z Does this property have any finish in basement http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Does-this-property-have-any-finish-in-basement/338303/ 1 reply Sat, 27 Mar 2010 21:38:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Does-this-property-have-any-finish-in-basement/338303/ 2010-03-27T21:38:00Z i,m i being scams http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/i-m-i-being-scams/445904/ 1 reply Thu, 07 Jun 2012 04:54:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/i-m-i-being-scams/445904/ 2012-06-07T04:54:00Z What year was my house built? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-year-was-my-house-built/422205/ 627 2nd St Columbus Junction IA 52738<br \><br \>1 reply Wed, 09 Nov 2011 02:59:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-year-was-my-house-built/422205/ 2011-11-09T02:59:00Z What are the property taxes? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-are-the-property-taxes/55887/ 1 reply Wed, 02 May 2007 19:43:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-are-the-property-taxes/55887/ 2007-05-02T19:43:00Z Appraisal http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Appraisal/107590/ I am trying to get an estimate cost on how much my home is worth. How do I do this?<br \><br \>2 replies Sat, 02 Feb 2008 22:57:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Appraisal/107590/ 2008-02-02T22:57:00Z zestimate http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/zestimate/110174/ how do i get a zestimate?<br \><br \>2 replies Thu, 14 Feb 2008 22:08:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/zestimate/110174/ 2008-02-14T22:08:00Z How much is this house selling for http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-much-is-this-house-selling-for/232411/ 2 replies Thu, 07 May 2009 18:24:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-much-is-this-house-selling-for/232411/ 2009-05-07T18:24:00Z Utilities http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Utilities/84177/ Can you give us an estimate of the yearly utility costs, and other costs to maintain the home.<br/>Thanks for your help...<br \><br \>2 replies Mon, 17 Sep 2007 20:50:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Utilities/84177/ 2007-09-17T20:50:00Z is this home for sale http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/is-this-home-for-sale/273047/ 1 reply Fri, 28 Aug 2009 00:24:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/is-this-home-for-sale/273047/ 2009-08-28T00:24:00Z can i buy a family home with no down payment http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/can-i-buy-a-family-home-with-no-down-payment/347022/ 3 replies Sun, 25 Apr 2010 03:58:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/can-i-buy-a-family-home-with-no-down-payment/347022/ 2010-04-25T03:58:00Z mortgage? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/mortgage/343951/ is this the mortgage for anyone or is there a certain requirement<br \><br \>0 replies Wed, 14 Apr 2010 04:46:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/mortgage/343951/ 2010-04-14T04:46:00Z mortgage? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/mortgage/343950/ would the mortgage on this house be the same for a college student? or does it depend on your loan and credit<br \><br \>0 replies Wed, 14 Apr 2010 04:44:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/mortgage/343950/ 2010-04-14T04:44:00Z how would i be able to afford this if i got my dad to sign a loan with me im headed to college http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-would-i-be-able-to-afford-this-if-i-got-my-dad-to-sign-a-loan-with-me-im-headed-to-college/343949/ Im heading off to college and am looking with some friends at buying a house would the price thats listed for the mortgage be what i would pay if i got my dad to sign a loan with me?<br \><br \>0 replies Wed, 14 Apr 2010 04:39:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-would-i-be-able-to-afford-this-if-i-got-my-dad-to-sign-a-loan-with-me-im-headed-to-college/343949/ 2010-04-14T04:39:00Z Hi Kim, Did this house sell? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Hi-Kim-Did-this-house-sell/343818/ Thanks,<br/>Tina Zey<br \><br \>0 replies Tue, 13 Apr 2010 20:30:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Hi-Kim-Did-this-house-sell/343818/ 2010-04-13T20:30:00Z how can you find out about a home 202 Cedar Lane, Rock Rapids, IA350000124890700 http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-can-you-find-out-about-a-home-202-Cedar-Lane-Rock-Rapids-IA350000124890700/343532/ 0 replies Tue, 13 Apr 2010 00:17:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-can-you-find-out-about-a-home-202-Cedar-Lane-Rock-Rapids-IA350000124890700/343532/ 2010-04-13T00:17:00Z