What is a Home Inspection and Why Do You Need It?

Well, the inspector is subject to laws regarding home inspection and should have the proper certifications and/or licenses through the state. But what purpose does a home inspection serve? The home inspection is a visual assessment of the condition of a house. Inspections are frequently performed when an individual is going to buy a home,…

7 Steps For Buying a Short Sale Or Foreclosed Home

More people are buying homes and condos. Sales of homes and condos are up 11.4% in the first quarter of 2010 compared to 2009. The reasons are pretty simple - low prices and low interest rates. Short sale and foreclosures are representing over half of all sales in some markets. Short sales and foreclosures are…

Purchasing A Property In As Is Condition

With an increase of Real Estate Owned (RE0) and short sale properties in the market place, we are seeing an increase of properties being listed and sold in their "as is" condition. Is this a red flag and should a buyer be concerned? In California, most brokers use the Residential Purchase Agreement, which has an…

Health Effects of Asbestos

The dangerous effects of asbestos have become common knowledge in recent years. Being a fibrous material, the greatest risk associated with asbestos is breathing in the tiny fibers it is composed of. These tiny fibers can become lodged in the lungs and cause serious health reactions. Due to the heat and fire resistant qualities of…

Home Inspection For Home Sellers

Those who sell homes have one thing to rely on every time they try to make that one important deal with their buyers: their reputations. And what better way to keep one's reputation as a seller as untarnished as possible than to make sure that all the properties he sells are of superb quality and…

For all your Laundry & Ironing Needs

Are you considering using a laundry service in the Newcastle area? If so, then you’re on the right track. As we will discuss below, there are all kinds of reasons why using a professional laundry and ironing service is a good idea. Read on to find out more.  Laundry Services Save You Money Doing your…