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2010 

As home heating and cooling costs soar, your energy dollars literally might be going out the window - and the walls. Small and not-so-small air leaks through covered walls, floors, ceilings and normal openings such as windows and doors can add up to big losses. While retrofitting older homes with...
03/31/2010
With the arrival of warmer weather, it can be a challenge to keep your home cool and comfortable, yet keep your energy bills in check. By taking steps now to make your home more environmentally friendly, you'll not only help save natural resources, but you'll save money, too. With air conditioner...
03/31/2010
This is an great post.  for more information on preinspection go to http://www.asthecharlotteinspector.com    Manalapan Homes, Pre-Inspection Reports  Roy Giordano   I have been recommending to most sellers that they pre-inspect their home prior to putting it on the market.  This often comes with...
03/02/2010
The high volume of foreclosed homes on the market is allowing some astute buyers to turn eyesores into eye-catching properties with only minimal investment. While not every property can be fixed up affordably, there are some common projects that dramatically improve a foreclosed home's appeal and...
03/02/2010
We know that when we buy a REO or a Foreclosure it is "as is". This presents a unique problem that can be a trap for buyers. During a normal home inspection and a normal purchase an inspection is performed and a report is generated. The buyer and the buyer's agent usually get together and make a...
03/02/2010
A damp, leaky basement can be a homeowner's worst nightmare. Active water leaks and excessive moisture in basement or foundation walls can rob a home of extra storage or living space. And, if left unchecked, more serious problems can result, including costly structural damage and high humidity le...
03/01/2010
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