Real Estate Newsletters
In today's real estate market, it is not uncommon for either a buyer or a seller to purchase a home warranty. Such warranties usually cover appliances, as well as the systems within the house, including heating/air conditioning, electrical, and plumbing. Typically, the cost ranges from $350 to $500 for an average home.
For years, there was been widespread news coverage regarding the dangers of radon gas in the home. Radon gas is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. It is invisible and has no taste. Accordingly, a specific type of testing must be performed in order to determine the presence of radon gas in the home.
Renting vs. Buying: Should you rent or buy a home?
Generally speaking, the term "sharecropping" refers to an agreement between a property owner and another person whereby the property owner hires the other person to farm the property owner's land. In exchange for the person's labors, the person is entitled to receive a share of the crop or harvest.
The issue of a property owner's liability for water damage is largely a matter of state law. However, a property owner is not liable for things he or she cannot control.