What to Expect from Your Home Inspection

What to Expect from Your Home Inspection

You made an offer and it was accepted. Your next task is to have the home inspected prior to closing. Agents often recommend you make your offer contingent upon a clean home inspection. This contingency allows you to renegotiate the price you offered for the home, ask...

Checklist: October To-Dos for Homeowners

October is synonymous with cooler weather, changing leaves, apple harvests and trick-or-treat. It’s also a great time for homeowners to prep their houses for a long winter snooze. Check this handy list of home maintenance tasks to complete before sweater weather is...

Knowing the Difference Between Public and Private Streets

Most roads are public thoroughfares, maintained by local, state or federal authorities and paid for with tax dollars. But that’s not always the case, which is why it’s smart for potential home buyers to ask about street ownership and maintenance. Public versus private...

7 Must-Dos on Move-in Day

If ever there was a day requiring a detailed checklist, it’s Moving Day. Here’s a life-saving list to get you through what can be a drama-filled 24 hours. Clean up. You never know how well a seller will leave your new home so it’s best to plan on a comprehensive...

What Do You Do When Your Children Don’t Want Your Stuff?

Baby Boomers fretting over what will happen to all their belongings when they die have good reason to worry. Millennial offspring in large numbers are shunning their parents’ and grandparents’ precious furniture, household goods and collections. Instead of being...