How to survive your first old home purchase

Kansas City Foundations and inspection

An older home is a wonderful thing. Aside from the charm and character, an old home brings a host of problems not found in newer houses.  Like poor wiring, cracked foundations, clogged pipes, and weak roofs. Now, don’t avoid an older home because of these issues, they’re normal. But old homes need special attention because […]

Get The Lead Out – Lead In Older Homes

What was once believed to be true may be a lie.  New evidence shows that lead in older homes is more dangerous than originally thought. And while lead is (almost) dead in modern homes, it’s still a risk to children and pregnant women in older abodes. In fact, U.S. home buyers get a warning pamphlet […]