Posts Tagged ‘homeowner advice’
What’s the Difference between an Appraisal and a Home Inspection?
If you’re planning to buy a home, an appraisal is an important step in the process. It’s a professional evaluation of the market value of the home you’d like to buy. In most cases, an appraisal is ordered by the lender to confirm or verify the value of the home prior to lending a buyer money for the purchase.…Read More
Winterizing Your Home
CHECK THE EXTERIOR, DOORS AND WINDOWS Inspect exterior for crevice cracks and exposed entry points around pipes; seal them. Use weather stripping around doors to prevent cold air from entering the home and caulk windows. Replace cracked glass in windows and, if you end up replacing the window, prime and paint exposed wood. HVAC SYSTEMS Get…Read More
One Step Over the Line: Property Line Disputes from Hell
Property Line Disputes from Hell When you moved into your new house, the neighbors were so friendly. You almost felt bad about putting up a fence, but you promised your dog he’d have plenty of room to frolick when you finally owned your own little piece of land. So you did, and now those same…Read More