Archive for February, 2016
When you decide it’s time to buy a home, you can choose between existing homes and new ones. There are pros and cons to both, and the decision of what real estate for sale to buy can come down to personal preference.
Whether you are looking for beach property, a condo or a single-family home, existing homes are likely to be cheaper than new homes of a similar size and scope. This is because labor, materials and land costs have continued to rise over the years faster than the appreciation of existing homes. So if you want a new home, you should be prepared to pay a premium for it.
Another advantage to focusing your real es
Over time, sewer pipes will crack, corrode and even burst. Or they may just get clogged up with mud and debris or tree roots. For buildings that are more than 40 years old, sewer lines should be inspected and may need to be replaced. That means if your building was built in the 1970s, it may be time to check out your sewer line replacement options. Trenchless sewer repair and replacement is both efficient and cost-effective.
Sewer repair without the noise and dust
Trenchless pipe replacement technology has been around for least ten to fifteen years, and there are now a range of updated and newly developed trenchless repairing techniques. The new technologies offer a number of advantages to homeowners as well as to plumbers, contractors and municipalities. Your existing pipes can
The newest wave in American architecture has designers thinking big but building small. As the “tiny home” movement continues to gain momentum around the world, design/build firms are increasingly tasked with luxury builds — albeit on a much smaller scale. While the size of the typical American home has increased from 1,700 square feet to 2,600 square feet in the last four decades, a small percentage of homeowners insist on resisting the trend.
About 1% of all homeowners in America own tiny homes. Typically defined as a structure of less than 400 square feet, a tiny home can afford its owner financial peace of mind. For about the cost of a new luxury car — $60,000 or less — a homeowner can contract for a new tiny home. Although zoning restrictions can be difficult in some heavily-popul