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2010 

Selling your home is tough in this market today. You want to do everything you can to put your house in the position to sell. Also if you do have a contract on the house you don't want it to fall apart at the home inspection. In this video Vetren Huntersville home inspector Preston Sandlin shows...
06/29/2010
Buying a home is the biggest investment of most people's lives. Please don't trust somebody with this important job just because he offers some sort of special. Do your homework, ask around, Who is the best Home Inspection Company in the Charlotte Nc area. A lot of people are going to tell you H...
06/29/2010
"You don't need a permit to finish this basement" it will only increase your property taxes. If you hear this from a contractor, dont walk....run away from him. He just dosn't want anybody checking up on his work and he might not even be liscensed and insured. After he is paid and gone you will ...
06/27/2010
With the downturn in the economy over the past two years, hundreds of thousands of homes have gone into foreclosure, offering a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for many Americans to buy a home at an unheard of price, sometimes 30 percent or more off the most recent sale price. Buying a hom...
06/23/2010
For many people, the attic is an oversized junk closet. It's a space where all of the "I don't know what to do with this" items go and seem to disappear for years. However, homeowners forget that a finished attic can be usable living space. And, whether you're trying to increase the appeal of you...
06/23/2010
Living on a budget is the norm, rather than the exception, in the current economy. Whether you're trying to entice potential homebuyers or just want to give your living space a quick spruce up, here are a few tips for making a big impact in the look of your home without breaking the bank: * Start...
06/23/2010
Whether you're selling your home and want the best price, or you just want to be the envy of the neighborhood, creating "curb appeal" can be very rewarding. And you're confident you know what constitutes great curb appeal - siding, windows, doors and a lawn that are all in good shape. But is that...
06/20/2010
Renovating your home can be daunting. The last thing you want to worry about is the possible lead-related health risk of some common renovation tasks. Sanding, demolition and siding and window replacement can all disturb lead-based paint, placing you and your family at risk of lead poisoning. Bec...
06/20/2010
Buying a home is very emotional.  People fall in love with the house and then look for logic to back up their decision to buy the home.  Should you hire a Charlotte NC home inspector? Is it worth the price for their services?  These are only some of the questions you'll find yourself asking in th...
06/20/2010
Charlotte home inspector Preston Sandlin shows you how to use your weed eater to edge your lawn to give you that plush manicured carpet look. The have edgers but really the easiest and most efficient way to edge your lawn is to use a straight shaft weed eater an turn it up yerticle and walk alon...
06/17/2010
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