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Real estate: Time to plan interior remodeling projects

Several inches of snow on Mt. Rose this early in season indicates that it’s time for Incline Village and Crystal Bay property owners to put away the garden hoses and rakes and contemplate those interior remodeling projects that didn’t get done last year.

Sabrina Belleci

With snow showers coming early, it’s a great opportunity to call your interior decorator or contractor and get the ball rolling.

While materials prices have risen significantly in the past year, labor costs remain relatively steady. This means that it is still can be affordable to do almost any type of interior remodeling project from

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How to Renovate a House | Real Estate

There’s a good chance you have home improvement plans in the near future, whether you just closed on a fixer-upper or you’re looking to update the house you’ve lived in for 20 years.

A well-thought-out plan will set you up for success, for both small remodeling projects that change or update the look and function of a space or larger renovations, which might involve knocking down walls. Even a small repair or home improvement task, like annual maintenance on your HVAC system, will benefit from some planning and consideration of the scope and cost of the project.

Here’s a checklist

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Hot real estate market helping luxury homes sell at a rapid pace

Edward's Li's former home

Edward’s Li’s former home

Since the start of the pandemic, Americans looking to buy a home have struggled with bidding wars and a limited number of houses for sale.

But one area of the cutthroat real estate landscape is improving. It’s the luxury segment, where listings are up and homes are selling at a rapid clip.

The demand is so great that even “white elephants” — high-end homes that sat on the market for months before the pandemic began — are selling quickly as their owners willingly splurge on remodeling projects to spruce them up. The motivation is the hot

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Real Estate newsletter: Once a convent, now a mansion

Welcome back to the Real Estate newsletter, where house porn meets housing news in a Southern California market that never seems to slow down.

Increasing demand and limited supply is driving buyers into bidding wars, and this week saw multiple listings trying to take advantage of the hot market.

Restaurateur Dana Hollister (you might remember Hollister from her feud with Katy Perry over the right to buy a convent in Los Feliz) is aiming for the all-time price record in Silver Lake. She must have a thing for convents. Over the years, Hollister’s nearly century-old villa has been used as

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