Buying an older home can be appealing for many people. Older homes are usually found in established neighborhoods, have an abundance of character and are often one of a kind. However, hidden expenses could accompany all that charm.
Buying a home is the biggest and most valuable purchase most people make. Many factors could draw you to a home: location, price, updated countertops or a large yard. The home inspection offers the buyer a deeper look into how the home has been maintained or whether it needs costly repairs.
You’ve taken the precautions to make your home resistant to wildfire by installing non-combustible siding and roofing, removing all wood attachments, managing vegetation and landscaping and providing adequate defensible space, yet you may still be at risk.
You are in your house. Suddenly you see water rushing out of the dishwasher. You need to shut off the water quickly to stop the flow and prevent damage. Would you know where to find the main water valve?
Safety is a constant concern to those living in an area threatened by wildfire. Consider these tips to help you and your family before, during and after a wildfire.
If you live near a fault line, you likely are no stranger to tremors or other earthquake activity. Preparation may be an ongoing process for your family.