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Old June 2nd, 2012, 07:17 PM
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Well... if you buy it and redo the(any) bathroom(s) with the clawfoot bathtub(s), let me know and I'll buy it(all of them) from you.
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Finally got a chance to look at the pics. Great looking house! I'd wager that to restore it correctly could easily go up to the asking price of the house. I would get the mechanics - like HVAC. electric & plumbing working up to snuff first then pick away room by room.

If and when you get it, I would get a good landscape/tree guy there pronto. That places needs to get some air thru there and those trees are seriously overgrown near the house. I wouldn't take down everything just thin out a bit and raise a bunch of them.

Barn looks like it could be amazing. Great project and if done right could yield a really cool and special home. Please keep us posted.
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Well... if you buy it and redo the(any) bathroom(s) with the clawfoot bathtub(s), let me know and I'll buy it(all of them) from you.
What are they worth? There are three or four. Apparently the sink in the kitchen is worth a couple grand.

I got my tree guy. He is an Irishman and seems fair priced enough.
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What are they worth? There are three or four. Apparently the sink in the kitchen is worth a couple grand.

I got my tree guy. He is an Irishman and seems fair priced enough.
It might be worth it to keep the tubs - matches the house and all.

With the trees - make sure he doesn't take too much off at once. I try to do my own landscaping and this year raised a lot of trees. It's easy to go crazy but I would take my time and walk around the tree and "eye it" from a bunch of different angles. I'm sure the guy is good but might be a good move to meet him there the day he is doing it.
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What are they worth? There are three or four.
Depends on make, size, and condition. A couple of bucks to a thousand bucks or so, maybe. My wife loves them and I may be in a similar boat of an old house in Mississippi. Just at maybe 1-3% of what you paid for your house. Location, location.
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It might be worth it to keep the tubs - matches the house and all.

With the trees - make sure he doesn't take too much off at once. I try to do my own landscaping and this year raised a lot of trees. It's easy to go crazy but I would take my time and walk around the tree and "eye it" from a bunch of different angles. I'm sure the guy is good but might be a good move to meet him there the day he is doing it.
I hate trees.

But no, I would not take them all out as it would be too expensive.
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