We saw this nice shot of our little Lenoir property on Facebook. It was posted by our trusted local Electricial Contractor -Combs Electric. Stay tuned.
Our handyman just sent us photos of the floors at Lenoir. Previously dull, stained and "messed up," they now shine with new life.
Wild Windbyrne Townhouse closed today. We finally own this future Box Bend home. It has been a long ride.
Stay tuned to watch the transformation of the interior, and some of the exterior, as well.
We have switched our status update to Yellow on our home page. We are considering new projects at this time.
Ellis is moving along. The home buyer had an inspection and the inspection found some issues that we are addressing. Of course, we are going to use the repairs as a negotiating tool to renegotiate the purchase price, if possible. Nothing too major, but items that need to be addressed none-the-less.
Our electrician posted some new photos on his Facebook account of our little State Street rehab. This is in line with our strategy of making Box Bend homes distinctive in a world of builder beige. The mark-up is minor in comparison to the value as reflected in the asking price. Stay tuned.
We have a Pending Offer/Contract on N Ellis. We will update as soon as we close on the property. Remember; it's not over until the fat check sings.
Our electrician rocks! Great work, fair price and essential for the State Street Corrective Surgery taking place now.
Shop around, but when you find a person who is good at their trade, use them over and over again. It sounds obvious, however we have seen people settling for substandard many, many times. No need. Do not settle.
Hard to see in the video, but a Quick Tip: it is cheaper to replace on old water heater than it is to replace subfloor and/or mold if it leaks. All water heaters have a date on them and usually the warranty info. This one has both...
We met with one of our preferred handymen on the Lenoir property this AM. We did a walk through and came up with the following list as a base bid item. He had a few other items, as well... Like new interior doors, and inspection items.
As usual, we put the $$$ in the kitchen and bath.
Gut the kitchen
New cabs sink and range hood & counter. (Butcher block?)
New low-boy water heater
New light fixtures -we will buy and deliver.
New fixtures in the bathroom
New locks -nickel -brushed
New hardware -nickel
6 panel doors
Weather strip front door
Yard clean up
Carpet and paint on front porch
Privacy fence on east yard
All report items
New outdoor light fixture.
Separate Add for front steps.
Separate add on windows!
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