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What is a Half Bath vs. Three Quarter vs. Full?

What is a Half Bath vs. Three Quarter vs. Full?

What is a Half Bath vs. Three Quarter vs. Full?

As with many homeowners searching for their dream home, you’ll want to find the perfect space to grow into and enjoy. Many people tend to focus on the overall square footage or the number of bedrooms in a home. However, the number and type of bathrooms are also important to how well a house will function for a family. Figuring out different bathroom configurations can be confusing. From half baths to full baths, this article will outline the different types of bathrooms to help you understand each layout, remodeling costs to fix an existing bathroom, and even how to add a bathroom to a home.

4 Steps to Safely Show Real Estate During a Pandemic

4 Steps to Safely Show Real Estate During a Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way real estate showings are managed. In some states, open houses are prohibited unless a property is unoccupied or vacant. Masks and social distancing are mandatory for prospective buyers and their agents. In other states, rules are looser for home tours and showings.

When you're allowed to conduct home showings and tours, take extra steps to protect your clients and yourself from coronavirus. Here are four steps to conduct the safest real estate showings while the pandemic is active.

Develop and Circulate Your Safety Plans

The National Association of Realtors and other property-related organizations have developed detailed guidelines to help agents and sellers create safe showing protocols. Read through professional materials on COVID-19 precautions to create individualized safety plans for your showings.

Why You Should Have a Home Inspection on New Construction

Why You Should Have a Home Inspection on New Construction

Home inspection is very important to the general home buying process. Home inspection on new construction is even more important, as many mistakes could be made on new construction. 


Aren’t New Homes Built to Code? 

The reality is that many new homes are only built to minimum standards. Most home builders build houses to a level that makes the construction legal. Some do not even reach the legal level. The minimum required by law is going to be worse generally than what the best building practices are. A home inspector will be able to tell you what the quality is of your new construction.