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Winter House Preparation

What does your house need from you as winter approaches? Before the first frosty night, do these things: Close and lock all your windows. They seal better when they are locked. Turn off your outdoor spigot. If you don’t, it might freeze and break. It’s easy. Find the shut off in your basement. Turn it

By |2020-10-22T11:35:37-04:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: Happy Home Ownership, Energy efficiency|Tags: , , , |

It takes a lot of money to make a house that useless

For buyers, if a house you are looking at has functional obsolescence -- that most people agree is obsolete -- there will be a discount to the price. Functional obsolescence is the economic term for an item that is no longer useful or desirable because of an outdated design feature. In real estate, that covers