How good is the air quality in my home?

More and more people nowadays are being affected by pollutants in the air. These can cause many different allergies and respiratory ailments. It's important then, to analyze how good the air quality is in our home, especially as it's the place...

Ways to prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon Monoxide is a silent killer as it has no odor and cannot be seen, and so attacks without warning. Many instances of Carbon Monoxide poisoning occur in the home, this is largely due to faulty, fuel burning appliances found in the home. What are some ways that CO...

Tips for Preventing fires in your garage

We all see the need to be conscious of any potential fire hazard in our home, but what about our garage, especially when its attached to our house? Garage fires can occur very easily, this is because our garage is where we store most of our flammable liquids ( paint...

Tips For Finding a deal on a potential foreclosed home.

Buying a house that has been foreclosed on can be very appealing, as the price could be much lower than market value. However, there are many pitfalls that one can fall into if you’re not careful or experienced in the foreclosure home market. An ideal way to purchase...

What should I know about Closing Costs?

Buying a home can sometimes feel rather overwhelming. Once you have finally found your home, you then need to deal with all those extra fees you incur, which are referred to as closing costs. These costs can really add up, so here are just a few things you can expect...

Protect Your Home From Burglars

We all need to protect our homes from burglars, especially this time of year, so how about a few tips and pointers on how to do so. Did you know? A high percentage of burglars enter through the first floor of the home, so insuring exterior doors and windows are secure...

Simple ways to use less energy in the home

A lot of people don't realize how easy it can be to use less energy in the home. With just a few simple adjustments you can save a lot of money. Here are a few simple ways this can be done: Instead of using an air conditioner, which uses a lot of energy, try...

What Really Matters in Your Home Inspection Report?

A home inspection is a great way to get to know your home, find out about issues, and to discover how parts of your new investment work. But with all of the information found in one of our home inspection reports, one might ask "what really matters?". That is a great...

Don’t Skip Your Grand Rapids Home Inspection

A home inspection is an important part of a real estate transaction - and I don't think anyone would argue with us on that. But when the market is busy and multiple offers are on the table, one of the ways that some people choose to make their offer look more...

Radon Testing in Comstock Park

Radon Testing - Comstock Park, Grand Rapids, and More Radon is an important thing to have tested in your home. More than 20,000 people per year die of radon related causes according to the EPA. So what does that mean for us? It means that radon is a more serious issue...