Category: Donate Building Materials

Donate Building Materials -- July 27, 2021
How Helping Your Community, Helps You
Whether you live in a big city or a small town, there is significant importance in investing in your community. When you support the environment you live in, the rewards ripple outwards, positively impacting everyone. By choosing deconstruction, you are helping your community both directly and indirectly, producing positive consequences…
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Donate Building Materials -- July 21, 2021
Deconstruction In a Hot Real Estate Market
Over the last year and a half, many areas of the country have seen some of the most significant jumps in real estate prices in decades. With prices through the roof, is deconstruction a better deal, or is it more profitable to wait till prices dip? While we aren’t real…
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Donate Building Materials -- June 27, 2021
Where Can I Donate Building Materials?
Are you tearing down a piece of real property or undergoing a major renovation? You may notice that demolition produces A LOT of waste. Did you know that a lot of the materials could possibly be reused or refurbished for other uses, and you could save big on your taxes…
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Donate Building Materials -- June 21, 2021
Smart Tax Planning: How Deconstruction Can Offset Incoming Capital Gains Tax Hikes
Successful Americans are gearing up for some possible significant tax increases, the largest since the 1920s. According to Reuters, the White House proposal details an almost doubling of taxes on capital gains to 39.6% for Americans earning more than $1 million. While this tax rate hike will likely be negotiated…
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Donate Building Materials -- June 6, 2021
Finding a Green Demolition Company
One of the most notable changes in our nation has been the shift in thinking towards sustainability and eco-friendly practices, especially when it comes to construction and demolition. The focus on reusable and recyclable goods inspires individuals and companies to embrace environmentally sustainable options, like green demolition, also known as…
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Donate Building Materials -- May 30, 2021
What Is the Donation Value of Kitchen Cabinets?
After spending months and months inside, many homeowners are opting to renovate at least one area of their homes. One of the most popular renovations occurring is in the kitchen. Many people don't realize that many components of a kitchen can be deconstructed and donated to non-profit organizations, providing the…
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Appraisal Process -- April 1, 2021
What Is Fair Market Value?
One of the most common questions that arise while clients review their appraisal is, "What is fair market value?" It is commonly misunderstood as the price that someone paid for an item initially, but that isn't true. It is important to note that fair market value (FMV) is much different…
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Appraisal Process -- March 24, 2021
Green Demolition: The Benefits are Far-Reaching
When deciding between traditional demolition and green demolition, known as deconstruction, you may be looking at the pros and cons. It can seem so much more straightforward to knock a residential or commercial building down, clean up, start with a clean slate. While traditional demolition may be faster, you are…
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Donate Building Materials -- March 18, 2021
GDC Q&A Spotlight: Donna Bass, Broker
Donna Bass has more than 20 years of experience in real estate and has been a Broker Associate with Realty One NC, LLC for five years. She primarily works in the Triangle Area of North Carolina, which includes Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, and all surrounding counties. Donna has been kind…
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Donate Building Materials -- February 19, 2021
What Does House Deconstruction Cost?
Anything to do with your home — from minor renovations to full-blown repairs — incurs a cost. When your goal is home deconstruction over demolition, you can’t help but consider the price tag. After all, shouldn’t it cost more to take apart a house than to bulldoze one? You’ll wind…
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