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  • Tips: What you need to know about the dangers of and testing for radon

    Radon is a colorless, odorless, tasteless radioactive gas. It is dangerous because we cannot notice it with our senses. Radon can come into homes through cracks in basement floors or foundations, cracks around service pipes, floor drains, and dirt floors.
  • Consumer Reports: Home-sale mistakes that cost you money

    There's plenty you can do to affect how much money you make on a home sale or spend on a purchase, according to Consumer Reports' recent survey of real estate pros. In a typical transaction, the money you stand to gain from making smart moves —...

    Home inspections: What they tell you and what they don't

    Home inspections: What they tell you and what they don't
    After a long search, finding the perfect home feels fabulous. But before you order change-of-address cards, there’s one more hurdle to overcome: the home inspection. During the process, a licensed Maryland inspector will evaluate the home,...

    Homeowner suspects damage from nearby fracking

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I read an article you wrote regarding the damage caused by fracking and insurance companies not covering it. We are located in Wilmington, California. I called the oil company and filed a claim letting them know of...

    Top Yard and Gardening Questions For Prospective Buyers to Ask

    Top Yard and Gardening Questions For Prospective Buyers to Ask
    Many first-time buyers move from apartments or condos to a single-family home, and have little background in yard maintenance. If that describes you, here are some questions to help you learn about your target property and gauge what kind of care it might...