How to Prepare Your Home for a Successful Open House

If you’ve made the decision to sell your home and are hosting an Open House event soon, you’ve likely planned this move for a while now. Perhaps you’ve spent some time already clearing out the clutter in the attic from the years of saving knickknacks or had your gutters cleaned to clear away the unsightly… Read more »

Buying a House with Propane Heat? Be Thorough with the Inspection

Propane is one of the nation’s most versatile, efficient and environmentally clean sources of energy, which is why more homeowners are choosing it instead of dirty oil or costly electric. Some home buyers may encounter properties heated with propane and feel they’re not informed enough to know whether it’s right for them. Following is a… Read more »

Tips for Selling Your Home

If you are planning to sell your home, the decisions and preparations you make before you put it on the market will determine how long it will take to find a buyer and how much money you will receive. Here are some tips to guide you. Choose a Real Estate Agent Wisely Selecting the right… Read more »

What You Should Know About Buying a Property with a Well

It’s estimated that more than 13 million households rely on private wells for drinking water in the U.S. today. While city public water sources are generally tested and maintained, private well owners are mainly responsible for the safety of their drinking water. They’re also responsible for the well itself, and this can make property transfers… Read more »

Save Yourself Money & Stress by Planning for Inevitable Home Repairs

There are many expenses that come with owning a home. If you’ve ever bought a house, you know well the costs of the down payment, closing costs, mortgage, and home insurance. Maybe you’ve even budgeted for remodeling and decorating. But one aspect of owning a home that a lot of people don’t budget for is… Read more »

Pellet Stove Benefits and Safety Tips for Your Home

A pellet stove can safely, efficiently, and inexpensively heat a home. If you are thinking about buying a house with a pellet stove, be sure to follow safety and maintenance procedures to maximize the benefits and keep your family safe. Benefits of a Pellet Stove A pellet stove is easy to use. It has an… Read more »

Tips for Hiring a Home Inspector

Before you buy a new home, you should have it inspected. A house might look perfect on the surface, but it could be filled with hidden problems that could cost thousands of dollars to fix. It’s critical to choose an inspector who is well qualified. Someone who charges less might save you some money now,… Read more »

Radon Action Month: Tips for Your Home

The month of January is reserved for Radon awareness. This dangerous radioactive gas is omitted from the underground and has no color or odor. If it sneaks its way into the home it can cause problems like lung cancer and even death. Exposure causes more than 20,000 deaths annually and is a leading cause of… Read more »

3 Tips To Complete Your Home Inspection Internship Like a Pro

If you’ve made the decision to become a certified home inspector in Connecticut, then congratulations: you’re about to embark on a very lucrative and rewarding career path.  If you’ve done your homework, then you know that in order to become a certified home inspector, you must complete a 100-hour internship under the supervision of a… Read more »