Cheap contractors don’t work. Period. You do get what you pay for. Contractor Bids Owning a home is like owning a car. You have to take care of it. When it’s time to do major work, it’s smart to get several bids. However it’s almost always wrong to use the guy who’s so much cheaper…. Read more »
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Home inspection issues for buyers are huge. You hire a home inspector to uncover problems so you don’t buy the money pit. Why It’s Stressful Let’s step back a minute and consider this: Buying a home is stressful. I work very hard at preparing my customers but it’s still an anxious as well as exciting… Read more »
There are ways to handle home inspection issues for sellers so both sides win. While there are times when inspection issues do create insurmountable problems, this is a rare occurrence. Why is it, then, that so many contracts fail due to home inspection issues? Going On The Market For Sale We start with where it begins –… Read more »
How long does it take to buy a home is a question I hear a lot. Because this is so important for you, let’s take a good look at what’s involved. Everyone Is Not the Same You want to buy a home and you’re not sure how long this will take. Friends tell you they’ve… Read more »
What’s A Home Inspection Like? You’ve found your new home and Attorney Review has concluded. Next comes the home inspections. While you’re waiting for your scheduled inspection time, you begin to wonder about this. What’s a home inspection like? What really happens? Let’s take a look now. Begin Outside You meet your home inspector at the… Read more »
The value of a good home inspector cannot be understated. Home inspectors give you much more than an evaluation of a house.
The home inspection was awful – what do I do? Sometimes serious problems are discovered during your home inspection. This is always a big disappointment. Think of what you’ve gone through. Months of looking online. Sunday afternoons going to open houses. Trips with your agent to see houses. The excitement and anxiety of making an… Read more »
Today regulations are in place that require a conversion from oil to gas to include relining the chimney; a while ago no such regulations existed. As a result, a large number of oil to gas heat conversions never included chimney relining.
Bergen County has a good number of townhouse condominiums for sale. You find them in locations such as Mahwah, Ramsey, Fort Lee, Edgewater and Cliffside Park where there are large condo developments. They do exist all over Bergen County but the larger developments are in those locations. I was at an inspection of a Leonia… Read more »
Are you thinking of changing from oil heat to gas? Have you switched to gas heat already? Either way, I’ll bet most of you never thought about the chimney. If you are switching from oil to gas, reline your chimney. No matter whether you’re using wood, coal, oil or gas to heat your home you… Read more »