Many home owners and real estate agents price homes based solely upon a price per sq. ft. metric. This method can work, but it's an easy way to get it wrong! I discuss this in my article.
Selling or buying a home? Need to know if it will pass an FHA inspection without any violations? This article discusses some common FHA violations seen in many homes.
How does mold remediation work? When does mold impact the market value of a home?
Do you know if your home is in a FEMA Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA)? Does it make a value difference? I recently appraised a home in which the lot was located in numerous flood zones. In fact, I see this on a fairly regular basis. The answer to the opening question regarding value is… Continue reading Does Being Located in A FEMA Flood Zone Impact Value?
When I was a teenager, I drove a lot of old cars because I couldn't afford a new one. I also did most of the work on them to try to save money. Early on, I learned a valuable lesson when it comes to repairs. Always start diagnosing a problem by checking the inexpensive things… Continue reading Why Having Functional Gutters and Downspouts Is So Important