First Time Homebuyers Guide | Fredericksburg, VA Short Sales

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First Time Homebuyers Guide | Fredericksburg, VA Short Sales

The life-changing event of buying a new home can be both exciting and irritating. With home buyer issue reports of homes afflicted with structure, leaking rooftops or worse, it's no wonder some house buyers get cold feet. Prospective home buyers can save themselves from troubles by working with their designer on these helpful improvement do's and don'ts:

Help avoid structure issues before it begins. Ask your designer to use steam retarders in addition to insulating material in your house's surfaces. Smart vapor retarders like CertainTeed's MemBrain allow wall cavities to "breathe" so excess wetness within the walls can evade. This inhibits the development of fungus. Other steam retarders can snare wetness in your surfaces, creating an environment that facilitates pattern development.

Work with your designer to ensure that no technical equipment, duct work or water system is built into external surfaces, venting lofts or venting crawlspaces.

Take control of your house's temperature and acoustics by guaranteeing your specialist protects with the correct R-value for your area.

Windows are often the biggest single source of warm loss and warm gain in a house. Select vinyl fabric windows with low-E glass and a high-performance replacement windows system that decreases warm transmitting through the glass.

Know what's under your ceiling. For example, water resistant roofing shingles underlayment’s go under road roofing materials to further secure your house's internal from winter leaking due to ice dams and wind-driven rainfall.

Fredericksburg, VA short sale specialists shares some building guide for first time homebuyers. Fredericksburg, VA short sale experts provide various real estate services in areas of Virginia, Maryland, and Washington DC.


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Dan Rochon is Operating Principal of Keller Williams Realty, Alexandria - Kingstowne, VA and Team Leader with Traci of

Dan and Traci & Consultants with Keller Williams Realty.


Dan and Traci have been featured in local and national news on the NBC Nightly NewsThe Today ShowThe Washington ExaminerThe Washington PostCNBC, and WTOP News and more for their success in selling short sales.

If you are interested in short selling your home in Virginia, Maryland, or Washington DC call us today at 703-562-1791 ext. 2 



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