Troy Hendrickson, A Pro Home Inspection Services of Northern Virginia
I recently had the privilege of sitting with Troy Hendrickson, owner of A Pro Home Inspection Services of Northern Virginia and I'm glad I did. Listening and learning from Troy it was just minutes until I realized I was sitting with a guy who is very passionate about the work he does. And for good reasons.
I learned from Troy that I should never skip a walk-through home inspection when buying a new home and as a home owner, I should seriously consider having a home inspection every 5-7 years. And here's why.
Hooray! You've settled on a new apartment or home, gotten through all the hair-pulling paperwork, and have the keys in hand. Now all you have to do is actually move from your old place to your new one . . . except that packing for the move is going to be more work and worry to drive you up the wall.
Will your friends help or will you have to do it yourself? Can you do it yourself? Should you try to rent a trailer or truck and move yourself, or would it be better to hire a moving company? How long will all this take?
Don't panic! Take a deep breath and pace yourself, and start with these five tips that will help you make your move as smooth and stress-free as possible. Following these tips will ensure you arrive at your new home more relaxed and ready to make your new place a home that you can truly enjoy.
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Moving and saying good-bye to a place you've called home can be both exciting and scary, especially for children. Yet when children are involved in the move, you have an opportunity to bond with your child that is like no other.
When thinking about your move, consider your children and carefully prepare them for your move.
To make your move with children as stress-free as possible, consider these tips.
Ever look around your home and wish you had the money to give your place a face lift? Tired of looking at the same old home?
Pier 1 Imports knows that we crave a new look. They even titled their recent email, "Craving a new look?"
I responded with a resounding YES. The only problem is, I thought making changes that mattered in my home would be out of my budget and out of my reach.
That was, until I came across these 10 ideas by Libby Baker. And they worked!