Entries by Daniel Fedosenko

Why do I need a home inspection?

Purchasing a home can be a long and stressful process. When you are so close to the finish line and getting your home is within your grasp, you may ask yourself if a home inspection is worth the time and money. When you get a professional to conduct a home inspection you’re not only reducing […]

Pre-Inspected Listings: The Future of Real Estate (Provided By Carson Dunlop)

Home inspections have traditionally been for the benefit of the purchaser. Pre-inspected listings benefit all parties – purchasers, vendors and Realtors. Deals Won’t Fall Through Home inspections, performed as a condition of the offer, can kill deals. Sometimes this is because the purchaser gets cold feet; sometimes there’s a big problem no one knew about. […]

Vague Real Estate Terms (Provided By Carson Dunlop)

Through the years humorous articles have been written poking fun at comments in real estate ads. We all know that “close to public transportation” should be interpreted as “built over the subway”. But the following are vague real estate terms that can get real estate salespeople into trouble. The age of consumerism has become the […]

Heating Efficiency (Provided By Carson Dunlop)

High efficiency heating systems have become popular because they save fuel and, one would suppose, save money. But what do they mean when they talk about efficiency? What is furnace efficiency? Actually, there are two ways to measure it – steady state and seasonal. Steady State Efficiency Steady state efficiency refers to how much usable […]