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    • project2018
    • By project2018 8th Aug 18, 4:50 PM
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    Renovation of two properties
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    • 8th Aug 18, 4:50 PM
    Renovation of two properties 8th Aug 18 at 4:50 PM
    Hi im looking at purchasing a 4 bed detached house which also has a detached 2 bedroom cottage in north yorkshire but needs extensive repair, modernisation and alterations throughout.
    Here is a rough list of some of the things we were wanting to have done:

    Also a rough guide of timescale using one company for most of the work

    A rough estimate would be greatly appreciated, thank you

    Both properties need serious damp proofing (survey report - rising and penetrating damp throughout up to 2metres high)
    Whole re-wire of electrics to both properties
    Rendering both properties
    Chimneys all refurbished
    20 x new upvc windows - 2 needs to be made larger
    5 external doors - 1 created
    New roofs on both properties
    Boths lofts to be boarded and insulated
    4 x internal walls knocked through
    Replace stairs with a larger set
    New hall way created from a bedroom
    Remove a set of stairs and patch up
    2 x New combi oil boilers
    25 x radiators
    Both internal walls and ceilings re plastered
    Front door opening created on wall
    New gutters and fascias
    Replace perspex on canopy between properties
    20 x internal doors and frames
    New skirtings throughout
    Replacing 1 x bathroom and 3 x shower rooms - basic
    Replace small kitchen with basic units
    Replace large (30ft long) kitchen with basic units

    External
    450ft total for fencing around the whole estate (6ft x 6ft fencing panels)
    Sliding electric gate
    80ft x 40ft concrete/tarmac at front of the houses
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    • project2018
    • By project2018 9th Aug 18, 2:45 PM
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    project2018
    As long as were not losing money Id be happy hence the valuation but you think it would be worth more than that?
    • Out, Vile Jelly
    • By Out, Vile Jelly 9th Aug 18, 2:54 PM
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    Out, Vile Jelly
    The following jump out as both the most urgent and probably the most expensive:

    Damp (most likely caused by one or all of the below)
    Rooves
    Chimneys
    Windows

    Can you not focus on these as a priority, and worry about internal doors, stairs and kitchen decor later?
    They are an EYESORES!!!!
    • project2018
    • By project2018 9th Aug 18, 3:07 PM
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    project2018
    Like you just said we would start we the absolute essentials so the structure is secure and go from there
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