Houston Real Estate Market Analysis from different Realtors in the area.
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Real estate investors and homeowners should be forewarned that water damage can occur when turning on this utility. There is a possibility of damage from other utilities too.
Houston real estate is changing with home inspections being offered as part of the service when buying or selling a home. This may mean cost savings for clients
A guide to some blog posts about the real estate market in Houston.
Lessons learned after a hurricane or just some random thoughts from a home inspector.
Documenting my efforts of creating and marketing a real estate destination site for Houston to benefit my home inspection business.
The City of Houston’s website has updated its information on the recovery efforts status after Ike. You can find the links here.
Driving around Houston after Hurricane Ike, shows an immediate need for some homeowners to take action and prune their trees to have them cleared.
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.
Fully covering your damaged roof with a tarp, because it sustained hurricane damage, is not always a wise idea. Here are some facts to consider when taking on this task.
Time to clean up and start repairing your home after Hurricane Ike. Here is some information to help you start.
Hurricanes can effect businesses
Most home inspectors work hard to do a good job, but every so often there is a home inspection which can make us look bad.
RE professionals should consider creating their own alternative search engine to be ahead of the curve, and to create a community hub on the net for their own area.
Taking the kids to Memorial City Mall turned out to be fun, and it made me consider the real estate situation near the mall. Maybe not such a bad place to live if you are working in the Energy Corridor of Houston.
Some thoughts on improving the Houston Association of Realtors’ website (HAR.com)to better serve the community (real estate professionals and consumers).
Instead of discontinue the TRCC, maybe we should look into how we can improve its performance. Having public members who have more of a concern for the consumer may be a better option.
Adding a forum helps create a new dimension to my blog site, and I found that bbpress offers the best solution for the average user.
Title companies are either pulling out of the Houston market, or they are becoming insolvent. This is leading to concerns in the housing sector as buyers are worried about where their home closing may take place.
Salvage yards are a great place to make your own find to have a special piece in your home. Houston’s Historic Salvage Warehouse can provide you with some interesting finds.
A home inspector looks at geotargeting a specific zip code, basing this tactic on his discoveries when examining statisitcs from his blog site to his static site.
Search is the medium we use for interacting with the web, and more sites are offeing search specific to one topic. Could Yahoo’s BOSS help a new search site take on established sites?
Considering a study from an engineering firm about the average measurement that a foundation is out of level, a home inspector looks at a way to use a laser level to see if there may be a problem.
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.
Home inspectors are frequently asked about flood plains. This is not part of an inspection, but here is the way we find out about flood plains in your area.
Houston is a city designed for the car, but rising fuel costs are encouraging the city to look at mass transit solutions.
A post describing my first steps in my SEO effort for this site. By using Google Alerts and Technorati, as well as media blogs, I can connect with visitors.
Bad housing news feeds upon itself, which causes more bad news.
How can you get around Houston? It will effect the home that you buy.
Discussing air filter in your home and their maintenance. How often they should be cleaned or changed out.
A look at a scam on Craigslist that can effect you when buying a home.
An explanation of what an AFCI and a GFCI outlet is and what they do.
Property code 446 details how the TRCC will inspect residential construction in areas without a building inspector.
Small children can present safety concerns. Here are some ideas from a home inspector on how to improve your home.
An overview of what you might find when looking for a home inspector in Houston.
Thoughts on what is happening to our home designs and properties, and how that might effect our lives.
Dealing with common pests around your home.
Dealing with dogs and the damage that they could cause.
Professionals have to consider the language they are using and if their clients understand those terms.