Your House

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Your House As Seen By:

Yourself…                                     

Your Buyer…                               

Your Lender…                             

Your Appraiser…                      

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Drainage

Quebec Real Estate

Drainage

Damp soil in the vicinity of a foundation wall will increase in volume once the temperature goes bellow the freezing point, due to the formation of ice. This creates pressure that can eventually damage the wall. To ensure water is not present and to avoid the problem mentioned above, there are four precautions that should be taken:

–          Slop the ground surface around the building to force surface water away from the building;

–          A course grain backfill material around the foundation wall will ensure a fast downward movement of water in the vicinity of the foundation wall;

–          Place weeping tiles alongside the building footings and link them to the municipal rainwater leader thereby evacuating water reaching this point of the foundation assembly;

–          Install gutters along the perimeter of a sloped roof.

Fences

Fences The evaluation criteria for fences are the same as for a deck (see Decks), i.e. esthetically, good and strong construction and good quality finish.  Also checking zoning regulations is a must. As an example, it is generally not permitted in Montreal to build a fence directly adjacent to a sidewalk; in such a case…

Gift Certificate

Gift certificates offered to all clients and all referral resulting in a closed real estate transaction. There is no limit on the number of referral appreciation gifts that we will give to you, so please feel free to refer as many friends/family/coworkers as you wish and we promise to give them great service and meet…

Decks

Quebec Real Estate Decks The deck, a place where the owner goes to relax and eat during a good part of the summer, is one of the most interesting additions to consider when buying mainly because the sale price is usually slightly affected by such construction. Here the most important element to consider is not…

Pools

Vaudreuil Real Estate   If you are buying a house whit a swimming pool you should take on consideration the following facts: Abouve ground or in-ground pools need to be properly inspected. Whem inspecting the in-ground pool, look for cracks and check the proper operation of the pump and filter. Damages to the filtration system may…