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LG seeking report on renovation of Delhi CM house unconstitutional: AAP | Latest News Delhi

Days after the lieutenant governor VK Saxena sought a report on the renovation of chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence, Public Works Department (PWD) minister Atishi on Sunday shot back and wrote a letter addressed to the LG, alleging that his action was “unconstitutional and undemocratic ”. Delhi PDF minister Atishi said he is primarily responsible for all government business related to PWD, and the LG’s letter “bypasses the minister concerned”. (PTI) The minister said he is primarily responsible for all government business related to PWD, and the LG’s letter “bypasses the minister concerned”. Hindustan Times – your fastest source for…
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David Tronnes: Man murdered wife ‘after she refused to go on home renovation TV show’ | US News

A husband murdered his wife after she refused to appear on a home renovation TV show, according to prosecutors. David Tronnes, 55, strangled and beat Shanti Cooper-Tronnes to death at the couple’s home in Orlando, Floridain April 2018. On Wednesday, Tronnes was convicted of the 39-year-old’s murder and sentenced to life in prison. Jury members were told how Tronnes had hoped to appear on “Zombie House Renovations” – a reality show where participants flip dilapidated properties into stunning homes. “Tronnes had spent thousands of dollars on renovations and had hopes of appearing on the reality television show,” prosecutors said. “This…
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These home renovation projects get the best return on investment

Home prices have gone up so much that many homeowners have decided to stay put and make their own home better. But even if you’re renovating a home to live in it, it’s still important to know what you can expect to recover from those upgrades and improvements and what will eventually pay off when it comes time to sell. Homeowners who over-renovate a home may not get the cost of the improvements back. For example, it’s not the spa-like bathroom or the magazine-worthy custom kitchen that provides the best return on investment, according to a new report on the…
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Renovations slide as rates rise

The rate of home renovations is slipping as interest rates rise. The Reserve Bank of Australia on Tuesday again hiked the nation’s cash rate, this time by 0.25 points to a nine-year high of 2.6 per cent. The increase is the sixth consecutive since the RBA started lifting rates in May this year. As property prices slip backwards, due in part to higher interest rates, renovating is a method for improving value. But the ambition of adding more space or modernization is tempering, as the cost of a renovation blows out, hand-in-hand with cash rate increases, and builders and traditions…