Real Estate

Three Deadly Mistakes Every Home Buyer Should Avoid

Your Seattle, Washington home inspection company, The Home Detective, is pleased to share with you three deadly mistakes every home buyer should avoid. Deadly Mistake #1: Thinking You Can’t Afford It. Many people who thought that buying the home they wanted was simply out of their reach are now enjoying a new lifestyle in their very […]

Seattle Real Estate Market – Meeting Buyer’s Demands

Your Seattle, Washington home inspection company, The Home Detective, is happy to share with you how to meet the buyer’s demands in any real estate market. With many real estate industry watchers predicting 2014 will be a seller’s market, you may think you won’t need to do much to sell your home this spring. Not […]

Seattle Smart Home Investing

Your Seattle home inspector, Reid Guthrie, is pleased to present to you how to increase your resale value with smart investing. Investing in home improvements is a smart idea when you’re thinking of putting your home on the market. So where is the best place to spend your money? While it may be tempting to […]

The Home Inspection: Cavemen, Home Inspectors, And The Way It’ll Always Be

Here is a good way to describe real estate and home inspectors, from way back in the ‘caveman’ day to modern day, in a lighthearted way of course… In prehistoric times, when a family was considering a move to a different cave (Hey…who wants to stay in the same old cave their whole life?), they […]

The Best Kind Of Home Improvements:

High-Impact, Low-Maintenance Yes, everyone knows making home improvements is a worthy investment in your greatest material asset. Sure you want every improvement job done well with top-notch end results. But when all is said and done, do you really want to have to put a lot of effort and money into maintaining those improvements? For […]

Myth Busters: Why Vinyl Siding Is America’s Hottest Home Design Feature

Chances are, you’ve seen and heard a lot about vinyl siding on home renovation television shows, in magazines and in your neighborhood. Once seen as a drab and boring alternative to aluminum siding, vinyl siding is now driving new design trends, effortlessly adapting to any architectural home style. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, vinyl […]