4 Myths for Repairing A Wet Crawlspace Part 1

4 Myths for Repairing A Wet Crawlspace Part 1

Many homeowners searching the internet for crawlspace repair information end up in home repair forums. While there is some good information out there, there are many examples of bad and outdated advice to repair a wet crawlspace. I have witnessed first-hand the results of unprofessional crawlspace repair and would like to set the record straight on […]

The Gen Y Gap: 8 Things This Generation Wants

The Gen Y Gap: 8 Things This Generation Wants

Gen Y, also known as the millennials, is the fastest growing group of home buyers right now. Born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s, this group has different goals, priorities, and outlooks than previous generations. Here are eight things millennials want when they’re looking for housing: Walkability Unlike car-dependent generations past, millennials are all […]

Home Inspection: Poly-B Plumbing

Home Inspection: Poly-B Plumbing

Polybutylene piping, or Poly-B for short, is a flexible plastic supply plumbing material that was in use in home construction between 1978 and 1995. Poly-B can be identified by its light grey color and the permanent markings on the tubing (Pp). As a cheaper and easier-to-use alternative to copper, Poly-B was installed in over 6 […]

Buying a Foreclosure: Everything You Need to Know

Buying a Foreclosure: Everything You Need to Know

Buyers have many reasons for purchasing a foreclosure. The one we hear most is usually that the price is more affordable (although this is not always the case; we’ll get into that later). The process of buying a foreclosure is substantially different than that of buying a regular listing, but it helps to know what […]

Home Ownership Made Educational, Exciting and Stress Free.

Home Ownership Made Educational, Exciting and Stress Free.

Before you start shopping for a home, it is always best to meet with a lender to ensure you are prepared and educated about financing the purchase of your home and details about home ownership.  There are many things to understand, such as: rates, terms, mortgage types, fees, premiums, and the process of approval through […]

Tips For Getting Pre-Approved

Tips For Getting Pre-Approved

Mortgage pre-approval is a tricky business and often doesn’t mean much if you don’t get the right kind of pre-approval. There are two ways people to get pre-approved for mortgages and one way that is the right (and legitimate) way. Tips The first way to get “pre-approved” is to provide a mortgage specialist with your […]