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Seller's Home Inspection Checklist

What You Can Expect on Inspection Day
Posted by Teri Krueger on June 03, 2019 in  buyers  Q&A  Sellers
Here’s what you can expect during a home inspection: A home inspector will look at a house’s HVAC system, interior plumbing and electrical systems, roof, attic, floors, windows and doors, foundation, basement and structural components. The inspector will then provide a report with the results. A home inspection takes about two to four hours, but may take longer depending on the size of your home. Generally, the buyer is present during the inspection so they can ask specific questions of the inspector... read more

Our Best Tips for a Successful Home Offer

Strategies to help you win the house
Posted by Teri Krueger on February 19, 2019 in  Q&A
Finding the perfect new place can be quite a journey, but also an awesome rush! So if you've finally found that perfect place and are ready to make an offer, you don't want to do anything to lose the home. Knowing where to begin crafting the best offer in a competitive market can be tricky. Here are some Q&A's that might help you in your decision making process: #1 The Components of An Offer Q: What, exactly, is an offer? Some buyers think the offer is just about the dollar value, but there's more to it th... read more

Phasing Out The Inefficient Incandescent Lightbulb

Posted by Teri Krueger on November 05, 2018 in  Q&A
As the U.S. phases out incandescent light bulbs, we look back at the light of our lives, and look forward to new generations of CFLs and LEDs. We started bidding goodbye to Edison’s classic in 2012. Congress directed the Department of Energy (DOE) to develop revised standards to take effect in 2020, including a backstop requiring that light bulbs achieve at least 45 lumens (a measure of brightness) per watt. DOE recently stated that this backstop will go into effect. Halogen incandescent light bulbs will p... read more
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