home inspection: Understanding and Recognizing Foundation Problems When Buying and Owning a Home in Albany NY - 04/14/10 05:33 AM
Understanding and Recognizing Foundation Problems
When Buying and Owning a Home in Albany NY

 
Buying a home is a major investment in one's life. It is important to have a home inspection done to determine if any problems exist. One of the major areas to check is the foundation.  Recognizing foundation problems early can prevent costly repairs later on.  
 
Common Foundation Problems 

Cold Climate Foundation Problems - This occurs when the concrete is poured in freezing weather.  This allows for issues such as a dusty and sandy grit that comes off the top of the concrete. … (1 comments)

home inspection: Importance of Having a Home Inspection - Albany NY - 04/08/10 02:46 AM
Importance of Having a Home Inspection - Albany NY

 
The number one thing overlooked when buying a home is having a home inspection done.  Home inspections can seem tedious and in some cases expensive.  However it is very important to have a home inspection.  Buying a home is a huge investment and you when don't have a home inspection done you could find yourself with major problems down the road.  
 
Home Inspection Checklist
You can Save a great deal of money when having a home inspection done.  Here is a list of important things to look at and … (2 comments)

home inspection: Pre-Listing Inspection by House Detective Inc. - Saratoga, NY - 03/18/10 07:57 AM
Pre-listing Home Inspection by House Detective Inc - Saratoga, NY 
Are you getting ready to sell your home?  By having a Pre-Listing Home Inspection done there will be no surprises for the buyer.  They know exactly what issues if any there are with the house because you arefully disclosing everything up front.
Backround Information on House Detective
House Detective Inc.  is a full service Real Estate Inspection and Appraisal Company serving Albany/Saratoga surrounding area. They offer Structural & Pest Inspections, Radon & Water testing, Appraisals and now Pre-Listing Home Inspections.
They strive to provide the quality you can feel secure with and the prices … (0 comments)

home inspection: New Law to Enforce Carbon Monoxide Detectors be a Permanent Fixture in your Home - 02/06/10 11:24 AM

Amanda's Law named after Amanda Hansen, a 16 year old girl whose life was tradgically taken by a carbon monoxide leak from a defective boiler in 2009, will take effect February 22, 2010.  This law will require a carbon minoxide meter detector to be installed in dwellings in which are operatable devices that can emit carbon minoxide or have an attached garage. 
According to the law" devices that obmit carbon minoxide are "includes fuel fired appliances, equipment, devices and systems; solid fuel burning appliances, equipment, devices and systems; all other appliances, equipment, devices and systems that may emit carbon monoxide; fireplaces; garages; and … (3 comments)

 
Melissa Furman, Lic Real Estate Salesperson Luxury Homes (Keller Williams Capital District Real Estate)

Melissa Furman

Lic Real Estate Salesperson Luxury Homes

Saratoga Springs, NY

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Keller Williams Capital District Real Estate

Address: Saratoga Springs, Clifton Park, Burnt Hills, Malta, Ballston Lake, Glenville, and Scotia NY

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Homes for sale in Clifton Park, Malta, Burnt Hills, and Saratoga Springs. Choose a neighborhood that is right for you. Learn new tips on staging your home. How to price your home correctly to sell. How to get the best possible price for your home. Melissa Furman specializes in residential real estate. She works on the Schulyer Team and has the knowledge to provide you with the best service possible. Let the search for your home be stress free. Melissa will guide you through the process of owning your own home. She is up to date on the community and volunteers as much as she can. Find events going on in the area.


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