Spring Home Maintenance Tips

By Florida standards, we have had a very mild winter, making us extremely fortunate compared to those living to the north and west. Nevertheless, that does not mean we can simply dismiss the need for home maintenance as we approach spring and the rainy season that comes with it. So, if you are a homeowner,…

Keeping Your Home Sale Ready

Generally, the idea of selling your home comes with plenty of advanced planning and consideration. There could be any one or a combination of many reasons that would bring you to that decision. Maybe it’s time to downsize or upsize. Perhaps, it’s simply the right decision financially. However, there may be an occasion when that…

Winter Home-Maintenance Tips

Winter in Florida certainly does not mean the same thing as winter for our northern neighbors. That means we’re not likely to get extended periods of below freezing temperatures, and it’s even more unlikely that we will see any serious snow. Nevertheless, there are some things that you should be doing as a homeowner or…

Can My Home Fail an Inspection?

I am occasionally asked before performing an inspection for a homeowner if the home can fail the inspection. That depends on what type of inspection is being done. The three most often performed inspections are: 1) The FULL inspection where the home’s structure and systems are being assessed. This inspection is technically not a pass…

Radon: What to Know and What to Do

There are always environmental hazards to consider when building, buying or selling a home. It’s important to understand these hazards because of the health impacts on you and your family. We recently wrote here about one such hazard – lead-based paint. Like many of the health hazards you can come across as a property owner,…