When to choose your own home inspector.

So your offer has been accepted on a new home. It’s time to schedule your home inspection. Your realtor says here’s a list of a few home inspectors, why don’t you check their prices? Sounds like a good idea, Right? Oh, what does this really mean? It means that you’ve been told to use the lowest common denominator to make the biggest financial decision of your life, instead of, how…

5 expert maintenance tips to keep you warm in your home all winter long

(BPT) – Is your heating system ready to brave the long, harsh winter? As cold temperatures take hold all over the country, it’s important for homeowners to safeguard their homes from heating system breakdowns. “It’s fairly simple to ensure your home is ready for the freezing months ahead,” says Mike Clear, vice president of operations for home warranty company American Home Shield, which has responded to more than two million…