builders: Home Inspection Common Problems - 08/14/19 06:07 AM
Usually home inspections that have best chance to receive a clean inspection report are new homes that have never have been live-in.  Clean inspection report means there are no defects and meet current building code requirements in the area.  To insure there is no defects and property meets current building codes, the home buyer needs to request a third-party inspection at their expense.  Many times, this is worth the expense.  Home buyers who are buying a new home from a new home builder expect the home to be free of defects and meet the current building code rules.  Home buyers who … (1 comments)

builders: Ventilation Is Important for Healthy Homes - 06/27/19 05:28 AM
Recent studies show indoor air quality is becoming a top five environment concern to public health.  Need to realize most people spend 90% of their time indoors.  This includes your home, working at the office, and other buildings. As a result, there is a need to have a great environment on the interior of buildings.  This can be done by removing the following pollutants: lead, dust mites, radon, pest, carbon monoxide, pet dander, mold, and secondary smoke.  Good ventilation in the form of fans, and kitchen exhaust fans will aid in the removal bad air in houses.  There are a few … (1 comments)

builders: Starter Home Suggestions for First-Time Home Buyers - 12/19/18 08:29 AM
Currently, all real estate price points are experiencing a shortage of inventory in the housing market.  At this point in time, the entry level for first-time home buyers is experiencing the greatest difficulty.  This is due in part; many homeowners are staying in their current home longer instead of trading up due to rising construction cost.  In addition, number of builders have abandoned the entry-level market.  Unfortunately, most buyers need to brace themselves for higher housing prices than they may have expected in many parts of the country.  Home buyers may be able to bypass some of these hurdles with careful … (0 comments)

builders: Buying New House Advantages - 05/09/12 02:08 AM
Home buyers sometimes debate the issue whether to buy a new or resale house.  In the initial stages of their home search they may look at both new and resale houses.  Some of the advantages of purchasing a resale home are: you become a part of established neighborhood; have more mature trees and old charm, etc.  Also, here some key advantages to purchase a new home:   
·     Contain the most modern trends, materials and technology – This means there is better utilization of space, such as: walk-in closets, home offices, guest suites, and versatile kitchens.  In addition, green building and more energy … (0 comments)

 
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