Why Skipping the Home Inspection Isn’t Worth It

Why Skipping the Home Inspection Isn’t Worth It

According to Realtor.com, the US was short 5.2 million homes in 2021. This competitive market has buyers being creative to win offers, including dropping the home inspection contingency. Many buyers feel that dropping the inspection request will put them in a better...
Fall Maintenance Tips for 2021

Fall Maintenance Tips for 2021

Experts are warning that a natural gas shortage could cause heating prices to rise this winter. This year’s fall maintenance blog will focus on ways to prepare your home for winter so you can keep your heating bills as low as possible. Energy Savings   Home...
How Water Gets In Your Basement and What to Do About It

How Water Gets In Your Basement and What to Do About It

After last weekend’s storms, Facebook has been flooded (pun intended) with photos of peoples yards and basements under water. I thought “How Water Gets in Your Basement and What to do About it” would be a timely topic for the AHI blog. First, I would like to discuss...
How to Prevent Mold from Growing in Your Home

How to Prevent Mold from Growing in Your Home

Most people understand that mold in the home can be a health hazard, especially to those with asthma and other health conditions. Mold likes to spread and grow on sheetrock, tile, wood, insulation and fabric. As long as there is moisture and oxygen, mold can grow by...
Buying an “As Is” Property?

Buying an “As Is” Property?

Why Skipping the Home Inspection is a Bad Idea!  If you are putting in an offer on an “as is” property, you should know what you are getting into and why it is even more important in this situation to have a home inspection. In today’s blog, I’ll discuss why people...
Introducing the All Abilities Trane Park!

Introducing the All Abilities Trane Park!

Another Great Reason to Move to the La Crosse Area La Crosse now has something that no other Wisconsin community has. In fact only a handful of communities across the country have anything like it. The All Abilities Trane Park, which opened recently has taken 10 years...

Top 5 Home Inspection Myths

Don’t let home inspection myths ruin your home buying experience. Knowing the facts about your home inspection will help ensure an easier process and allow you to make educated decisions. 1.  Myth: New Construction homes don’t need a home inspection All homes...

A Home Inspector’s Advice on a Spring Home Sale

Getting your home ready for a spring sale can seem like a daunting task. Here are some great strategies to prepare your home, sell faster and make the most money on your spring sale.   Before the Pre-Listing Inspection Repairs I highly recommend a pre-listing...

Lead Based Paint – What Buyers and Sellers Should Know

In 1978, the US banned the use of lead based paint in residential structures because of the serious health issues it causes. If you are buying, selling or currently live in a home built prior to 1978, you should know about lead based paint. You should understand it’s...