These days, every house or apartment is going to have an electrical system of one sort or another. Understanding the basics of these systems will help you evaluate homes and knowledgeably answer questions from prospective buyers.
Radiant heating and cooling is a hot innovation in green design, new construction, and renovations as home owners discover the advantages—not to mention, how it can pay off when they decide to sell. Here's what you need to know.
Nearly a quarter of buyers said finding a home with one or more fireplaces was "very important" in their home-shopping decisions. By being knowledgeable about the different types of fireplaces, you'll be able to meet such needs with a prospective buyer. Here's a primer.
When customers want to buy land and build a new house, or if they're considering an addition to their existing house, your knowledge of the prefab market can help them broaden their visions for a property.
A home with great architectural details should be able to sell itself. Make sure that distractions that could deter buyer interest are eliminated so that it's easy for potential buyers to say, "This is the one for me."
Bring attention to homes that have distinctive molding. And when working with buyers who want a traditional look — or who want a sleek modern look — help them understand how they could change the feel of a room by adding or removing molding.
It's important that you know how to promote your listings' air conditioning assets and counter objections when a home doesn't have a smooth-running system. Likewise, if you're working with buyers, it's smart to know the benefits and drawbacks of various options.
Arches come in many shapes and styles. But one thing is certain: An arch adds something special. By learning about the various types of arches, you can pinpoint a property's style and highlight their contributions to the overall aesthetics of the home.