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A Buyers Agent Can Save You Time and Money

You search and search, viewing dozens of properties online, you call on ads from the newspaper and real estate magazines, yet you still haven't found the right home. What are you missing? A buyer's ..
(July 21, 2008)
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When the Appearance Can Make the Sale

In today's declining market, the importance of home appeal is becoming more and more apparent. So what can you do to make your home more appealing to buyers? First and foremost get rid of clutter. ..
(July 21, 2008)
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Essential Mobile and Manufactured Home Jargon

Mobile and manufactured homes, being different than stick-built homes, have some of their own unique components and systems. Many of the terms are unfamiliar to the uninitiated. The article below ..
(February 20, 2008)
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Getting Ready For the Home Inspection

A home inspection can have a major impact on whether a real estate deal is completed or not. Therefore, it is in the best interest of realtors to understand the inspection process and to do what they .
(February 20, 2008)
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Parameters Of The Professional Home Inspection

Many consumers do not understand the role of the residential home inspector during the standard real estate transaction. The information below explains the function of the home inspector and gives ..
(February 05, 2008)
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Asbestos In The Home

Many building products, over the years, have contained asbestos. Many of these products are still present in homes that were built prior to the mid-1980's. So What exactly should you know about ..
(February 04, 2008)
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Home Inspections - Pressure Treated Lumber, What To Look For!

Home inspectors cite wood to earth contact as a condition that will, eventually, lead to decay of the wood. Sometimes, the wood that is in contact with the soil is pressure treated lumber that is ..
(December 24, 2007)
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Critical Areas During A Home Inspection

A home inspector looks at the structure and many systems and components in the home. While this information is all helpful to the buyer, the fact remains that a few key locations at the home tend to ..
(December 24, 2007)
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Home Inspection And Appliances

Home inspection standards seldom specify that household appliances must be inspected by the professional home inspector. There are a number of reasons for this. For example, many times the appliances .
(December 24, 2007)
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Home Inspections - Conducive Conditions And Your Home

Conducive conditions are circumstances that unnecessarily attract wood destroying organisms to the home. Perhaps the most common such conducive condition, that takes place right in front of the ..
(December 24, 2007)
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Heating in the Home - What to Look For When Buying a Home

Does the home you plan to buy have sufficient sources of heat? Maybe it does and maybe it does not. Heating problems are common in older homes and, surprisingly enough, in new homes as well. When ..
(December 24, 2007)
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Home Inspections - Wood Destroying Organisms, What To Look For .

If wood destroying organisms are found in the crawl space of the home you are purchasing, what can be done about it? Many insect pests, given time and free reign, can literally destroy the ..
(December 24, 2007)
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Problems For A Home Inspector

A home inspection is, generally speaking, a visual inspection of a home. An inspector is not able to look under or between floors or inside walls. While this is a standard limitation to an ..
(December 24, 2007)
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Home Inspectors And The Re Inspection

Frequently a home inspector is asked to re-inspect repairs at a house where that inspector had previously performed an inspection. This is typically done at a fraction of the cost of the original ..
(December 24, 2007)
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Unsafe Decks

Decks are so commonplace that people tend to take them for granted. In fact, decks that are not well maintained can pose a serious safety risk to life and limb. People tend to take deck safety for ..
(December 24, 2007)
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Wood Burning Stoves In Your Home

Wood burning devices, such as fireplaces and stoves, are among the most dangerous systems found in the home. Poor installation, or lack of maintenance, can lead to a serious fire hazard. Wood ..
(December 24, 2007)
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Why The Pacific North West?

"Why would you want to move to the Pacific North West?", I was once asked over the phone by my friend from back east. “Doesn't it rain there all the time?" I smiled as I squinted in the bright ..
(December 11, 2007)
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There's Gold in Those Handyman Specials

Some people, while combing the real estate ads, shy away from the cheaper listings labeled, “Handyman Specials" or “Fixer-Uppers". These properties have often been neglected and mean ..
(December 03, 2007)
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