home improvement: Drainage around your homes - 02/05/19 03:09 PM
Many of you have seen me post on this subject before, however, it is one of the most important things that a home buyer/owner should be aware of. I'm not an engineer, so I'm not qualified as such, but in my 20+ years in real estate, I've witnessed several problems caused by poor drainage. Now, the first thing that most people never think about is gutter extensions. Gutters are great to have, if you live in a damp climate like we do in Mississippi. If you think about it, though, what you're doing without gutter extensions, in concentrating the water from … (2 comments)

home improvement: Buyer/seller myth # 14 - 06/07/15 08:31 AM
" I can buy my home with an unfinished bonus room or unfinished flooring and finish it myself later"
If you are a professional tradesman, this may be true, but watch out! I ran into a couple who had purchased a home from a very good, reliable builder. It had an unfinished bonus room, which, they later hired someone to finish. The result was a very nice home downstairs, but the opposite in the the bonus room and the hall leading to it. The Sheetrock was improperly installed, so it bowed in places. The paint, flooring, door facings were not done in … (3 comments)

home improvement: Buyer and Seller myth #12 - 05/19/15 08:08 AM
" All new homes have the same degree of energy efficiency"
This is one of those things that are just not true, even though a large part of the buying public believes it to be.
First, there are some things that are in the new building codes that will make new homes maore energy efficient than their older counterparts. For instance; All new homes must be equipped with air conditioning systems that are at least 13 Seer. "Seer" is a term that refers to the amount of power used to produce a certain amount of cooling. As you get into the more expensive … (1 comments)

 
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