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How Your House Works

Attention first time home buyers! I always include helpful hints, maintenance tips and how to advice with every home inspection. Whether you’re building, buying or selling I share my 40+ years experience. For the next 30 Days (March 16, 2014 till April 15, 2014) I’ll include a free copy of How Your House Works to […]

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Non-vented Fireplaces

I assume when the fireplace industry named them “Vent-Free” the move was to play upon the term “free”. I’d like to offer you this opportunity to watch a short video (with Quiz) and to read this article by Dr Allison Bailes. I often quote Dr Bailes  here on Real Estate Reality and do so again: Yeah, […]

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Re-Inspections

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Gary Smith - 203(k) Trainer - Coach - Bathroom Remodel

Easy to Use Bathroom Remodeling Form

HOUZZ SLIDE SHOW :: Bathrooms by the Numbers If you’re considering upgrading your home’s bathroom one of the first questions to ask yourself is does this make a smart investment. Other than the kitchen, the bathroom is the most renovated room in the home. In terms of value you’ll recoup, on average, about $6.50 of […]

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Gary Smith - Construction Coach

Simple Energy Savings Tips

The average monthly electric bill for residential properties in Hawaii was $203.15, the highest in the nation for 2012, according to recently released data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). The average residential electric bill, by contrast, in New Mexico was $74.62, the lowest in the nation. In the contiguous United States, the South Atlantic region […]

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