Ask the Expert: Home Inspection FAQ

Ask the Expert: Home Inspection FAQ

A home inspection is an objective visual examination of the physical structure and systems of a house, from the roof to the foundation. A typical home inspection report will cover the condition of the home’s HVAC systems, interior plumbing and electrical systems; the roof, attic and visible insulation; walls, ceilings, floors, windows and doors; the foundation (where visible), basement and visible structural components.

The buzz about sustainable housing

The buzz about sustainable housing

Is sustainable housing just a real estate buzz word or is it actually happening in the real estate industry? Sustainable housing is a multi-faceted and evolving term encompassing eco-friendly construction and design with low environmental impact and higher energy efficiency.

Don’t fence me in

Don’t fence me in

Whether they’re welcoming, ornamental, or downright foreboding, fences are an icon of the American landscape. Throughout the centuries, fences have been fought over, erected as declarations of staked claim, or chatted over while sharing recipes and gossip. There’s no hedging about it: fences are a cornerstone of American culture. 

Coming home to a tiny home

Coming home to a tiny home

The tiny home craze is sweeping the nation and is becoming a lifestyle movement that promotes “tiny living,” that is, downsizing to a smaller financial and environmental footprint – or living with less, but with more freedom, time, and simplicity.