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An expanded version of the post that I wrote for HomeFinder.com. I wanted to deal with some details for home inspectors and home buyers on this green building program.
Why Are Attached Garages Energy Inefficient?: A how to improve your garage guide to reduce energy costs
A Houston home inspector looks at a step towards a green home conversion that a homeowner can take, when they have an attached garage.
For a small business targeting a local area, a blog can be an effective tool. You do not need to work on it like many other blogs to have it drive clients to you.
Going over some financial numbers to determine which REIT is best.
For a real estate investor, determining what type of property to buy can be as easy as looking at the trend in REITs.
The beginning of a series of post on the idea of how to convert your existing home into a green one.
Green from the Ground Up is a good background and overview of building green, and why this should be the way to construct your home.
Documenting my efforts of creating and marketing a real estate destination site for Houston to benefit my home inspection business.
News for people dealing with a home sale in the Houston area after Hurricane Ike. Also some other news about building inspections in storm effected areas.
A creative means to generate income with a home maintenance service from one Builder/Remodeler may be a benefit to homeowners. This is an area that home inspectors have noticed is not being taken care of, but it could cost homeowners in the future.
To expand my authority, I found that I could use an open source survey creation software to produce a questionnaire about real estate issues. This allows a website to create its own data for finding answers.
Common features in some reports from other home inspectors can cause problems for people trying to understand those findings. After analyzing a few reports, I go over some problems for the consumer.
Home inspectors frequently see the same things over and over again. Here are five common home problems which are easily repaired.
Before I went out to perform some home inspections, I saw a claim for a green driveway. Once home, I checked into it further, and I think this may be something for me.
Moisture problems on the home’s exterior are typically found during a home inspection, but with some easy steps can be prevented.
There is a growing trend to make home inspections a standard practice in the sale of a home. Some aspects of this movement may not be in the best interest of those involved in the sale.
More communities are looking to protect tenants by requiring home inspectors to investigate rental properties. News stories such as one from Houston will only encourage this trend. Real estate investors should take steps now to protect their buildings.
Focusing just on plants does not create a healthy garden. By looking into ways of maintaining your soil, you can have a more vibrant garden.
After discovering the work of Jeff Schaller, I thought it would be good to introduce to you how I have decorated my own home.
Finding a reasonable way to hide your foundation while meeting the requirements of a home inspector.
How can you get around Houston? It will effect the home that you buy.
How to use an FTP Client to upload files to your website.
A great place to take the family is Houston’s downtown public library.
Thoughts on what is happening to our home designs and properties, and how that might effect our lives.
Considerations on home designs and how they should be improved.
Would you order a house to be delivered? Pre-fab homes are starting to be handled this way.
Destroying to rebuild is not always the best option, and not really a green option.
An examination of marketing and real estate.
CHP systems may become more common in the future; currently only high end homes would have their own power plant.