Zillow Advice RSS: Question-Discussion-Guide,Home Improvement,NJ http://www.zillow.com/advice/NJ/home-ownership-home-improvement/question-discussion-guide/ Zillow Advice search results | Zillow Real Estate I have upgraded my kitchen , bathroom and have redone my outdoor deck. Does that not increase the v http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-have-upgraded-my-kitchen-bathroom-and-have-redone-my-outdoor-deck-Does-that-not-increase-the-v/561950/ Value of my house<br/><br \><br \>7 replies Tue, 07 Oct 2014 01:17:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-have-upgraded-my-kitchen-bathroom-and-have-redone-my-outdoor-deck-Does-that-not-increase-the-v/561950/ 2014-10-07T01:17:00Z RENOVATION COSTS FOR A CONDO http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/RENOVATION-COSTS-FOR-A-CONDO/544259/ Dear All,<br/>I am finally thinking of buying a condo in new jersey area. The condo is 1300 sg ft. Its a 1980 built. I would like to do some renovations to it. Nothing fancy but it should feel good to be in the home.<br/><br/>new hardwood floor,<br/>new kitchen appliances ( not fancy)<br/>new bathrooms (tub )<br/><br/>I know wanted what would be the cost associated with this renovation and who would be a good contracter in the market to refer for.<br/><br/>thanks,<br \><br \>6 replies Thu, 05 Jun 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/RENOVATION-COSTS-FOR-A-CONDO/544259/ 2014-06-05T20:30:00Z Can I get a Construction Loan on an Underwater House http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-I-get-a-Construction-Loan-on-an-Underwater-House/519154/ <p>I'm underwater on my house but have no problems paying the mortgage.&nbsp; We have some credit card debt but still very manageable.&nbsp; I refinanced once under HARP 1.0 and therefore I'm not eligible for HARP 2.0.&nbsp; My house is a ranch style with a basement.&nbsp; I'm thinking a second floor on the house would help that Loan to Value ratio even with a loan to finance it.&nbsp; Just not sure how easy it is to get that construction loan in my situtation.&nbsp; I've never been late on my mortgage since purchasing the home, even before the refi.</p><br \><br \>8 replies Sat, 16 Nov 2013 02:25:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-I-get-a-Construction-Loan-on-an-Underwater-House/519154/ 2013-11-16T02:25:00Z 4th request http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/4th-request/549667/ 1 reply Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:32:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/4th-request/549667/ 2014-07-14T22:32:00Z In Cape May, can an old wooden property fence be replaced by with a vinyl fence? Thanks.. http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/In-Cape-May-can-an-old-wooden-property-fence-be-replaced-by-with-a-vinyl-fence-Thanks/440675/ 2 replies Fri, 27 Apr 2012 23:59:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/In-Cape-May-can-an-old-wooden-property-fence-be-replaced-by-with-a-vinyl-fence-Thanks/440675/ 2012-04-27T23:59:00Z how do i delete photos? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-do-i-delete-photos/541744/ we made major upgrades and i want to delete old photos<br \><br \>1 reply Tue, 20 May 2014 23:57:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-do-i-delete-photos/541744/ 2014-05-20T23:57:00Z rennovationb http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/rennovationb/527127/ I want to rennovate a newly purchased house please give me good contacts which r not pricy i have low budjet<br \><br \>1 reply Tue, 04 Feb 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/rennovationb/527127/ 2014-02-04T16:30:00Z How will my house value increase with new hardwood flooring http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-will-my-house-value-increase-with-new-hardwood-flooring/518468/ I replaced my old carpets in 3 bedroom, hallway and stairs with new hardwood floor. I am wondering how it will reflect in my house value.<br \><br \>7 replies Sat, 09 Nov 2013 14:55:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-will-my-house-value-increase-with-new-hardwood-flooring/518468/ 2013-11-09T14:55:00Z Can you please remove these photos http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-you-please-remove-these-photos/518319/ I am the owner and cannot delete old photos as the house has been renovated<br \><br \>1 reply Fri, 08 Nov 2013 01:09:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-you-please-remove-these-photos/518319/ 2013-11-08T01:09:00Z Looks I was able to delete photos ? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Looks-I-was-able-to-delete-photos/518320/ I was able to delete photos, I will keep monitoring.<br/><br/>Please remove photo from ForSaleByowner, I removed the listing from there too<br \><br \>1 reply Fri, 08 Nov 2013 01:20:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Looks-I-was-able-to-delete-photos/518320/ 2013-11-08T01:20:00Z My homedoesn't have a driveway. Quotes to put one in range from 10-15k, will it add value to my home http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/My-homedoesn%27t-have-a-driveway-Quotes-to-put-one-in-range-from-10-15k-will-it-add-value-to-my-home/513619/ House was on market for 5 months and didn't sell. Only complaint is that it didn't have a driveway. House is 2 bedroom 1 bath on top of hill. Driveway will require water line to be moved. We'd like to re-list our house in the spring. Will putting a driveway in add value..?<br \><br \>5 replies Tue, 01 Oct 2013 00:40:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/My-homedoesn%27t-have-a-driveway-Quotes-to-put-one-in-range-from-10-15k-will-it-add-value-to-my-home/513619/ 2013-10-01T00:40:00Z I would like to get estimate one family house construction cost in Paramus NJ. http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-would-like-to-get-estimate-one-family-house-construction-cost-in-Paramus-NJ/506245/ &nbsp;if any builder suggest would be great. about 2.5k to 3k sqft house.<br \><br \>2 replies Sat, 10 Aug 2013 23:43:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-would-like-to-get-estimate-one-family-house-construction-cost-in-Paramus-NJ/506245/ 2013-08-10T23:43:00Z Septic tank inspection in Warren, NJ http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Septic-tank-inspection-in-Warren-NJ/491876/ I was hoping to get a referral for someone who knows septic tanks and cesspool for a house I am looking to buy in Warren New Jersey. I also want to know if the existing septic can be removed and if thecproperty can be connected to the public sewer line. Any referrals??<br \><br \>1 reply Sat, 11 May 2013 21:42:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Septic-tank-inspection-in-Warren-NJ/491876/ 2013-05-11T21:42:00Z Looking for a reliable contractor http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Looking-for-a-reliable-contractor/493731/ I am looking for a reliable contractor to do some rehab for a 2 family unit in JC (JSQ area). Any references/recommendations?&nbsp;<br \><br \>2 replies Fri, 24 May 2013 15:08:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Looking-for-a-reliable-contractor/493731/ 2013-05-24T15:08:00Z Well water - resale value of the property http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Well-water-resale-value-of-the-property/485288/ I am looking for a property, but that comes with a Well (Water well) inside the property. I dont know whether a well in the property would help increase or decrease my property value when I sell it may be 10 years down the lane.<br \><br \>6 replies Fri, 29 Mar 2013 03:16:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Well-water-resale-value-of-the-property/485288/ 2013-03-29T03:16:00Z Need a general contractor in northern NJ? Check out this link: https://www.facebook.com/media/set http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Need-a-general-contractor-in-northern-NJ-Check-out-this-link-https-www-facebook-com-media-set/483214/ https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.460006437404649.1073741826.390051734400120&amp;type=3<br/><br/>Need a great general contractor in northern NJ? &nbsp;They are hard to find right now, and they are busy with the aftermath of Sandy. &nbsp;Check out the link above and call Paul Censullo of PSP Contracting/ Sydel Construction. &nbsp; Check out his work! &nbsp;201-970-8237. &nbsp; If you can't reach him, call me - 201-815-7861.<br/><br/>Annmarie Cristiani<br/>REMAX Traditions Real Estate<br/>www.househunter99.com<br \><br \>1 reply Sat, 16 Mar 2013 05:11:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Need-a-general-contractor-in-northern-NJ-Check-out-this-link-https-www-facebook-com-media-set/483214/ 2013-03-16T05:11:00Z What are the most important things to update on a home for the biggest return on investment? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-are-the-most-important-things-to-update-on-a-home-for-the-biggest-return-on-investment/470086/ If planning to sell a home 5-10 years in the future, what would be the most important things to update - the kitchen? driveway? roof? etc..<br \><br \>4 replies Sat, 01 Dec 2012 18:18:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-are-the-most-important-things-to-update-on-a-home-for-the-biggest-return-on-investment/470086/ 2012-12-01T18:18:00Z I updated our home after renovations this week (11/12/12) ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-updated-our-home-after-renovations-this-week-11-12-12/469247/ WE ADDED OVER 2000 SQ FT ADDED MANY BATHROOMS, THE HOME WAS TOTALLY GUTTED....... THE ADDRESS IS 556 HIGHLAND AVE, WESTFIELD NJ 07090. &nbsp;THE ESTIMATE BY ZILLOW IS NOW WAY OFF. ITS BEEN OVER 10 DAYS-WHEN WILL I SEE AN UPDATE?<br \><br \>4 replies Thu, 22 Nov 2012 19:09:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-updated-our-home-after-renovations-this-week-11-12-12/469247/ 2012-11-22T19:09:00Z What is the most popular Home Improvement after buying a home? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-is-the-most-popular-Home-Improvement-after-buying-a-home/455842/ 11 replies Thu, 16 Aug 2012 14:12:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-is-the-most-popular-Home-Improvement-after-buying-a-home/455842/ 2012-08-16T14:12:00Z how do I update my home zestimate? We bought in 2009 but since then have made improvements http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-do-I-update-my-home-zestimate-We-bought-in-2009-but-since-then-have-made-improvements/451133/ <p>We took out the old carpet that was on the floor, added much landscaping, fenced in the yard with a privacy stockade wood fence, updated the entire electrical system including the electric box, put in a new toliet and new tile in the bathroom and&nbsp;updated the gas line.&nbsp; Shouldnt this add to the value of our home?&nbsp;How do I make sure zillow has this information when they give the zestimate of my home?</p><br \><br \>1 reply Sun, 15 Jul 2012 23:00:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/how-do-I-update-my-home-zestimate-We-bought-in-2009-but-since-then-have-made-improvements/451133/ 2012-07-15T23:00:00Z