Category: Residential Deconstruction

Commercial Deconstruction -- June 12, 2024
Deconstruction vs. Demolition: Which to Choose?
When considering property redevelopment or site clearance, two primary methods come into play: deconstruction and demolition. While both clear a residential or commercial site for future use, deconstruction can provide a much larger financial benefit. Deconstruction, the careful dismantling of structures to salvage materials, is the more sustainable, economical, and…
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Residential Deconstruction -- December 16, 2022
Deconstruction Benefits in Real Estate: Interview with Broker Adrienne Mickels
Ever wondered how deconstruction can benefit all parties involved in real estate? Green Donation Consultants sat down with Adrienne Mickels, Broker with Raleigh Custom Realty and Certified Green Donation Specialist to talk through the process and advantages that deconstruction provides.   Where do you primarily work?  The Triangle area of Raleigh, NC.…
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Residential Deconstruction -- October 22, 2021
Green Building Materials for Construction – Part 2
Big tax deductions provide significant motivation to pursue residential and commercial deconstruction. Donating deconstruction materials can also yield substantial potential savings. Consider green building materials for your next construction project to multiply your impact. For green building projects, deconstructed materials will be used as much as possible. When deconstructed building…
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Residential Deconstruction -- September 24, 2021
Green Building Materials for Construction – Part 1
Can residential deconstruction and commercial deconstruction help you get significant tax deductions? Yes. Does donating deconstruction materials to non-profit organizations provide critical support for those less fortunate in our local communities? Yes. Win, win. But if you’re like us, we always look for as many wins as possible for our…
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Residential Deconstruction -- August 13, 2021
Don’t Demolish Homes. Deconstruct Homes to Preserve Materials
Community growth is good. It’s typically a sign of positive change. More business, more friendly neighbors, more opportunities. As communities grow, there will inevitably be significant changes over time. Change can be good. But the characteristics of that change are very important to pay attention to. All too often, structures…
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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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Residential Deconstruction -- July 14, 2021
3 Easy Ways to Increase Your Renovation Budget
With Americans spending much more time at home over the last year, it is no surprise that many are choosing to renovate their spaces. Remodeling any space can get expensive, really fast. Homeowners are always looking for ways to cut costs and increase their renovation budget to maximize their buck.…
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Appraisal Process -- June 13, 2021
Real Property Appraisals vs. Personal Property Appraisals
For clients to receive a tax deduction for deconstruction, all IRS guidelines need to be followed appropriately. There are several IRS cases brought to court that taxpayers have lost out on their valuable deductions because they did not have the correct appraisal documents. Green Donation Consultants follows all IRS guidelines,…
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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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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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