How Not To Fail The Home Inspection

Posted on: February 10, 2017 by in Real Estate
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How can I make sure my house doesn't fail the home inspection? Home inspections are usually completed during the sales process of your home. To ensure the sale goes through, there are some tips before the inspection is done. Why have some easily fixable, low-cost repairs and preparations ruin the sale? Spending a few hours using this author's recommendations will ensure a passing inspection. They will also help in keeping the building comfortable while you still reside there. Many of items Continue Reading ...

Moving Into a New House

Posted on: January 27, 2017 by in Real Estate
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6 Things Everyone Should Do When Moving Into a New House   You can take the proactive route when moving into a new home. Six easy steps will satisfy this activity. The steps include locks, leaks, floors, cabinets, and critters. When you move into a new home, you will not know who has keys to the locks. Contact a locksmith company to have locks on all doors changed. If there are locks on the windows that require keys have them changed. Get cozy with a plumbing company and have the Continue Reading ...

Renovation Plan to Match Your Budget

Posted on: January 20, 2017 by in Real Estate
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Dream to Done: How to Build a Renovation Plan to Match Your Budget The topic of getting a house renovation done within budget is a crucial one that many homeowners around the world face - the challenge is turning a dream into reality while fitting financial concerns. The range of renovations that homeowners can undertake is plentiful, and the ways of going about it are likewise just as diverse. The first and basic thing that needs to be done is getting important planning permits and building Continue Reading ...

Interior Design Tips for Renting

Posted on: January 11, 2017 by in Real Estate
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In this day and age, so many people are renting out their place of living as a way to make some money. In order to create a space that is friendly, welcoming and inviting- it's important to invest and take stock in some design tips. Doing this, will help your guests feel welcome, and be more likely to refer your place to others! Some things to think about when designing, think about the type of guest(s) that will be staying at your house/apartment. Will it be a family? Will it be a business Continue Reading ...

Home Project: Replace Your Exterior Siding

Posted on: January 11, 2017 by in Real Estate
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Great Home Project: Replace Your Exterior Siding (10 photos) Is it time to repair your siding or replace it? The outside of your home is important as it is the first thing that people see when they visit. If your home's siding is starting to fall apart or needs to be replaced, there are several options. You could install vinyl, cedar, wood, composite or other products that can keep your home for years to come. However, take a good look at your siding. Is it just worn out in places and needs Continue Reading ...

Pro Tips: Basement Waterproofing

Posted on: January 10, 2017 by in Real Estate
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One of the problems with having a finished or unfinished basement is that it can flood. Making sure your basement is ready for any weather is very important. More water against your house leads to hydrostatic pressure. This basically means that water, which is heavy, presses up against your foundation and can then find its way in through cracks, windows, openings around pipes, or even through the concrete itself, which is porous. It is important to make sure this does not happen, and you Continue Reading ...

All You Need to Know About Roof Inspections

Posted on: January 10, 2017 by in Real Estate
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Something you may forget about when considering the safety and the life of your home is the roof. It is easy to let this part of your home slide by uninspected. Your home’s roof is its first line of defense against storms and extreme weather, be it a foot or more of snow dropping from the sky overnight or high winds that tear through the town. When homeowners place blind faith in their roof and neglect it completely until the first sign of a leak appears in the ceiling, they could already Continue Reading ...

Want to buy a home in 2017?

Posted on: January 3, 2017 by in Real Estate
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Want to buy a home in 2017? These 5 mistakes could jeopardize your mortgage One of the biggest pieces of advice when considering a mortgage is that you need to be confident and decisive. It takes sacrifice like not making pre-mature purchases for your home before the deal actually goes through. It also means according to the article that you should halt on other credit inquiries and attempts while going through the application process. These challenges to your personal credit can cause Continue Reading ...

The Rise of Outdoor Lighting

Posted on: January 3, 2017 by in Real Estate
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The Rise of Outdoor Lighting: Enhancing Aesthetics and Extending Entertainment The beauty of LED lighting goes well beyond our little bedroom nightstand lamp. LED lighting is the wisest and most economical form of energy in today's world. A home without the proper lighting cannot compare to a home with strategically placed LED lights....LED lights can serve multiple purposes while, at the same time, enhance the ascetics. LED lights placed around the perimeter of your home can keep you safe Continue Reading ...

Inspection Tips for Your Roof

Posted on: December 31, 2016 by in Real Estate
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These inspection tips and the most common areas of concern can keep a solid roof over your head. Regular inspections can prevent minor issues from becoming a larger scale problem. As the saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. In addition to regular maintenance, any significant weather event may cause a need for an inspection to occur. A professional should be consulted when conducting roof inspections as they are most familiar with most common issues that may occur. A Continue Reading ...

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