Extreme Weather is the New Housing Crisis

The National Geographic channel has coined the phrase “Disaster Doesn’t Wait” to promote its TV show entitled, Doomsday Preppers. The show features families preparing for economic, political and natural disasters, and as the phrase suggests, they’re preparing because disasters can happen … and they don’t wait until we’re ready for them. Thousands across North America … Continue reading Extreme Weather is the New Housing Crisis

Repairing Your Roof: What is the Best Option?

It can be very frustrating to look up at your roof after a major storm only to find dozens of shingles, or entire patches, missing or broken.  What should you do? Repairing If you are only dealing with a dozen missing or broken shingles, your best bet is to patch the damaged areas yourself.  It’s … Continue reading Repairing Your Roof: What is the Best Option?

Why Home Inspections are Essential

Home inspections are crucial in the home buying process because they identify structural and systemic problems in a house that cannot be seen by the naked eye.  In some cases a general inspection may not be enough, in which case a specialist will be able to identify more serious problems such as asbestos, lead paint, … Continue reading Why Home Inspections are Essential