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26 Good Tips on Inspecting Your Attic, Basement, and Garage

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Attics and basements often serve well as storage solutions and utility rooms while others are finished for use as additional living space.  But while their locations in most homes are usually best for those purposes and the concealment of important home systems accessories like ductwork, plumbing, and wiring, they also require routine inspections and maintenance that ensures continued efficient safe performance of the space and components inside.   This article contains an  affiliate link  to a merchant who will pay the writer a commission at no extra expense to the buyer who accesses their goods and services through it. Discover the Most Common Issues Revealed in Home Inspections  Here are twenty-six tips sourced from scores of home inspections over the years that should be considered when examining the attic, basement, and garage of your home. 12 Tips to Consider in a Good Home Inspection of Your Attic See if the attic stairs pull down easily, with minimal noise, and if they close se

4 Things that Locals Know about the Good Life in Buford, GA

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Buford, GA is a Great Place to Live, Work, Learn and Play This post contains affiliate links to merchants who will pay the writer a small commission when readers click on them and make purchases. Buford, GA in North Central Gwinnett County, is home to around 18,000 people with full access to quality-of-life amenities that are expected of a world-class city. Much of that booming population, however, is rather transient, so our temporary neighbors may not know that this thriving part of the second largest county in Metro Atlanta, GA offers award-winning parks, museums, healthcare, high-end shopping, transit options, and more that make it an ideal place to live permanently, raise a family and call home.  In fact, many of those who leave are often found lamenting on social media over their departure because of an inability to find amenities in their new location that match those left behind here in North Gwinnett County, GA .  Rather than discouraging the reader from seeking greener past

Three Systems that are Routinely Checked in Home Inspections

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Get Peace of Mind with these Tips on Home System Inspections  Some property conditions require immediate repair and often at the worst possible time.  Perhaps you learned as the temperatures began to drop that the furnace was not working properly, or that the same frigid weather contributed to a pipe burst when the next available service appointments were several days out.  To make matters worse, resources that were plentiful at other times in the year to address routine maintenance and conditions of concern were far more limited at the time of these incidences.  Whether conducting a pre-sale inspection or you’re simply seeking more assurance, consider using these tips in partnership with local professionals to limit surprises and gain more peace about the efficient operation of these systems in your home. This post contains affiliate links to companies who will pay the writer a small commission at no additional costs to those who access them here and buy their goods and services. Mor

Inspect and Stage the Outside of Your Home for Curb Appeal

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Present a Safe and Otherwise Enjoyable Outdoor Living Space Guests are often excited about the possibility of visiting a property that consistently projects a neat, well-maintained, and welcoming exterior appearance.  But proper upkeep can be rather daunting, and takes time and other resources, especially when little guidance is available on where to start.  Use these tips gathered from professional appraisers and home inspectors as suggestions to enhance your home’s safety and curb appeal. This post contains Affiliate Links to merchants who will pay the writer a commission whenever they are used to access and purchase goods and services at no additional costs to the buyer. Staging Design that Enhances Outdoor Safety and Curb Appeal 18 Suggestions on Examining the Gutters and Roofs of Homes 18 Tips on Inspecting the Condition of Your Exterior Surfaces Seven Easy Ways to Inspect Your Decks for Wear, and Hazards 14 Inspection Recommendations to Consider for Home Lawns 14 Tasks tha

3 Tips for Those who are Moving to Atlanta and Buying a Home

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Gain more Assurance about Your Move into Atlanta, Georgia. Metro Atlanta is a great place to live, work learn, and play and many of those who have moved here for employment often choose to make their long-term home in the area.   Of course, making the move to Atlanta is often accompanied by a significant dose of uncertainty, pitfalls, and other frustrations, much like with a relocation to any other metropolitan area.   In fact, the correction of a home buying error is often cited among the reasons why homeowners nationally tend to sell their homes.   Consider these three tips to make the most of your relocation package and quickly achieve your homebuying objective with less uncertainty in your move into Metro Atlanta, Georgia. This post contains  Affiliate Links   to merchants who will pay the writer a commission whenever they are used to access and purchase goods and services at no additional costs to the buyer. Get Financials in Order Obtain the Offer Letter When starting a p

Avoid these Top 4 Home Seller Mistakes to Sell and Get More

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  What you don't know can cost you plenty, especially when it involves the sale of houses in Gwinnett County, GA .   Many of us go follow an established routine when shopping at the supermarket, so there’s a process and routine in place based on our family or personal preferences, history, and product availability among the local stores.   For many, however, the sale of real estate occurs only once or twice over several years and that creates an opportunity for mistakes to occur, even among the savviest and most successful of business professionals.   It is one of the reasons why this list describes four of the top home seller mistakes that some have made over the years that have kept them from getting more on the sale of their homes.   It’s a short read, but it is based on real-life experiences among several Metro Atlanta Home Sellers that ultimately became clients or parties to a buyer client’s transaction.   Either way, it should offer insights into ways to manage the sales proc

Spotlight on the Charming Homes for Sale in Lilburn GA

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Find a house for sale in Lilburn, GA along Lawrenceville Highway in Southwest Gwinnett County.  You’ll find over 100 single-family homes for sale in Lilburn at this time that include 20 ranches (a one-story house) 77 on a basement One in a gated community, and 2-story house plans with master on the main floor. Please call me today for more information on making or selling a home in Lilburn, GA one of Metro Atlanta’s most popular communities.