What to expect from your home inspection

A home inspector hard at work.

Once you’ve found a home you’re interested in buying and signed a real estate contract, you’ll typically want to order a professional home inspection. While getting an inspection is generally not required, and the cost is usually your responsibility, it is a highly recommended step to help protect you from potentially costly surprises with the home’s condition. If you’ve never experienced a home inspection before or just need a refresher, here’s what to expect.

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Your summer home maintenance checklist

Toolbox ready for summer home maintenance.

There’s no time like the summertime! With the new season just around the corner, you may want to consider performing some tasks around your home to get it in tip top shape for summer. As with all seasonal upkeep, summer maintenance is important to preserve the value, function and safety of your home. Use our checklist below to help prepare your home for the new season!

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What do real estate agents do for homebuyers and sellers?

Buying or selling a home is the biggest transaction in most people’s lives, which is why working with experienced professionals can be crucial. One of the key professionals in a real estate transaction is – not surprisingly – the real estate agent. But what exactly to agents do for homebuyers and sellers? Here’s an overview of the services they provide.

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How to prepare your patio for summer

Summer is on its way, which makes this the perfect time to take inventory of your outdoor space and get it ready for the warmer days ahead. Prepare your patio for summer with this handy how-to!

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