Saturday, April 29, 2017
 Buying  |  Selling  |  Financing  |  Relocating  |  Homeowning  |  First-Time Buyer 

Refer A Friend


Tom Gilliam
RE/MAX Classic

E-mail Me
Visit My Website



Inside This Edition
FACT vs. FICTION
7 Truths For Successful Home Buying And Selling
Read More >
SMART BUYING
7 Tips To Succeed As A Homebuyer In A Competitive Market
Read More >
KNOW THE DIFFERENCE
Deconstruction Or Demolition?
Read More >
STAY OR GO?
Remodel Or Sell?
Read More >
CHECKING THINGS OUT
Dig A Little Deeper In The Neighborhood
Read More >
TO-DO LIST
Before You List, Fix It Up
Read More >
 
e-Newsletter
Monthly Real Estate Newsletter
Page: Home Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 Next

 3

KNOW THE DIFFERENCE

Deconstruction Or Demolition?

SHARE:
If you're not finding existing homes that you like, have you started looking at older homes with the idea to replace the structure and build new? We can help you find that perfect lot for your new home. And, as you consider what will happen to any buildings on this lot, you may want to get estimates for "deconstruction" over "demolition." Deconstruction takes apart the home and donates or reuses the pieces. Demolition takes down the house, with all of the debris most often ending up in a landfill. Why choose deconstruction?

Tax benefits. When you take apart the home piece by piece, all reusable pieces that are donated to a qualified 501(c)3 charity can be claimed by property owners on their taxes.

Environmental impact. A bulldozed house creates a mountain, literally, of trash that goes into a landfill. When a house is disassembled and the items reused, much of that mountain of trash doesn't head to a landfill.

Salvage. You might also find elements of the home (unique wood panels, vintage hardware, rustic doors, etc.) that you would like to incorporate into your new home to give it some instant character.

Avoid heavy equipment. Since most of the deconstruction of a house is done by hand, heavy and loud equipment is very rarely used on a property. Bricks, framing lumber, siding, deck materials and roofing materials are all items that can be taken off a home and packaged for reuse.

If you are interested in going that route, consult a deconstruction company before proceeding with disassembly of the house. Various experts will need to be involved to value components, document items for tax purposes and disassemble items so that they can be reused successfully.

Page: Home Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 Next

More Help For Buying


Homeowners



Tip of Week



Quote of Week



Newsletter

Search all the homes for sale in our area.


Become a VIP buyer or seller. Beat your competition to the best properties in today's market. No cost, no obligation.
FREE Electronic Real Estate Reports:
These reports can help save you thousands, delivered free to your inbox.
SEARCH Quick Checklist For Finding The Perfect Home
MOVE UP 4 Smart Strategies For Purchasing Your Next Home
SETTLEMENT Secrets To An Easy Contract Closing
LOCATION The Most Important Questions Every Buyer Should Ask
FIRST TIME How To Buy The Most Home For Your Money
NEGOTIATE How To Buy The Home You Love At The Price You Want
HEALTHY HOMES The Top 10 House Maladies To Avoid
PLAY SMART Savvy Tips On Buying A Vacation Home
TIRE KICKING Secret Tests To Check A Propertyís Condition
INVEST YOUR RENT Why Pay Your Landlordís Mortgage
 
       
Home  |  Information Center  |  Ask Us
Buying   |  Selling   |  Financing   |  Relocating   |  Homeowning   |  First-Time Buyer
Copyright 2017, Gooder Group.
Absolutely no part of this page may be reproduced or distributed without written permission.
All rights reserved by Gooder Group, Gaithersburg, MD, (703) 698-7750.