You might assume that a leaky roof or broken pipes are your landlord’s problem. But the reality is that their responsibility only extends as far as fixing the actual structure.
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10 things real estate appraisers won’t tell you By Daniel Goldstein | Feb 23, 2016 1. We’re working under a cloud There are about 80,000 real estate appraisers in the U.S. and they play a key role in most home sales: Until they weigh in with a determination of a property’s value, the buyer typically … Continue reading
There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned New England winter to remind you just how poorly insulated your house is. If you’re stuffing towels under doors and saran-wrapping windows you are most definitely not alone. But if you’re thinking about making some more substantial insulation and weatherproofing upgrades this winter – read this first! The most … Continue reading
Frozen pipes are one of the biggest risks of property damage when the temperature drops. A burst pipe can cause more than $5,000 in water damage, according to IBHS research. There are several effective ways to prevent pipes from freezing, including keeping the interior temperature from dropping below 32 degrees and properly insulating the space: … Continue reading