August 2018

Found 4 blog entries for August 2018.

How to Have a Smoother Escrow PeriodWhen buying or selling a home, some states handle the transaction process through Escrow. Nevada is an escrow state. Escrow refers to the period between when the seller accepts the buyer's bid and when the buyer takes control of the property. During this time, the buyers are expected to settle and confirm everything from the condition of the house to the structure of their loan.

Because there are so many details that need to be addressed, it's not uncommon for an escrow to run far longer than the buyer ever anticipated. In most cases, the escrow process is successful with no problems, though there are some things to watch for.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed mortgage professional before proceeding with any real

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Major Safety Problems in the Home and How to Handle ThemHomeowners often forget about the safety of their home while they're living in it. They may assume that if the home was safe when they first moved in, then it's still safe now. And even though they may see the property every day, it's easy to miss minor changes that can lead to bigger problems down the line. For a better idea of how to identify the safety hazards in the home, keep the following common problems in mind before doing a routine inspection.

Slips and Falls

It may not take long before a homeowner remembers near misses when it comes to almost falling down. From an unsecured staircase railing to the slippery tiles in the bathroom, many homeowners play with fire everyday without even realizing it. And while children and the elderly

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Buying a Home From A Home BuilderBuying an existing home is something most people are familiar with, but what about buying a home that hasn't been built yet? Here are 11 things you need to know about buying new construction homes.

Many buyer's find it exciting to purchase a home no one else has lived in before, but what are the things you might need to consider before buying a new construction home?

This article will give you the top 11 tips you need to consider before taking the plunge.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed mortgage professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

1. Work With A Real Estate Agent

This is a good rule of thumb generally, but with a house, having a real estate agent represent you keeps you

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How to Get Rid of Mold In the HomeMold can be a serious problem for homeowners. It can be dangerous to humans and even to pets. Because it puts people at risk, a home that is affected by mold could drop in value and may even be hard to sell. The best way to prevent mold from devaluing a home is to remove it as soon as it becomes a problem.

Why Is Mold So Dangerous?

Mold is a fungus that can have a serious impact on the health of anyone who is exposed to it. Mold can cause respiratory problems, eye irritation, skin irritation, coughing, wheezing and other problems. People who are exposed to mold over a long period of time may develop chronic lung problems and infections. People who are most at risk for problems from mold are those with chronic lung issues like asthma and

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