If you're buying a home in the Dallas- Fort Worth Metroplex this year, you do need a fair amount of luck to find the right house in the right neighborhood with all the features you're looking for. The real estate market is very competitive here, and housing inventory is pretty low. Demand is high for housing, and, depending on what you're looking for, you may have to compete against other buyers and/or move more quickly on making an offer than you might have expected. But mor
A home inspector's eye is helpful whether you're buying a home, selling a home or maintaining the home you have. Our inspectors take photos every step of the way during a home inspection. Here are some examples of common problems we find in the field. Keep a look out for these common problems in your home. #dallasrealtors #homeinspectiontips #dallashomeinspector
There is almost no better way to celebrate the season than with fresh, seasonal food. The Dallas – Ft. Worth area has a number of great farmer’s market where local farmers, artisans and vendors sell their wares. Nothing says fall like a pumpkin patch, but fall brings lots of gorgeous fruits and veggies to enjoy like apples, pears, cranberries, squash, turnips and sweet potatoes. At Green Scene Home Inspections, we support local farmers markets. It’s good for our local economy
In North Texas, we hardly ever have a chance to use our fireplaces. But when temperatures get down to 30-40 degrees outside, our caveman instincts kick in and we are ready to be warmed by a nice cozy fire. The fireplace becomes the epicenter of the home when the weather and/or the time is right. Most of us just throw in some wood or turn on the gas and let the good times roll, right? What if you just recently purchased your home and the first time you decide to break in the f
The DFW real estate market is moving at a record pace, and people need tools to help make smart decisions when buying a home. Green Scene Home Inspections has a new service to help homebuyers: Home Inspection Video Presentation. Buying a home in Dallas? This is an invaluable tool in the home inspection process. As you know, in this fast-paced market, home buyers face making an important decision under pressure of losing out on a property if they don’t act quickly enough. It i
Carbon Monoxide testing in your home is only important if you want to LIVE. Just kidding. Well, actually, not really. The fact is, it’s a simple, inexpensive test that could potentially save your life. At Green Scene Home Inspections, we recommend that you add Carbon Monoxide testing to your standard home inspection. Everybody knows about carbon monoxide being toxic, right? You know that scene in House of Cards, where he leaves the guy in the locked garage? Carbon monoxide po
A new home buyer can be in the honeymoon phase of their home-buying experience – until the dreaded home inspector arrives! At Green Scene Home Inspections, we like to think our inspectors inspire confidence in the home-buying process. We are not here to scare you, but to inform you. One of our specialties at Green Scene Home Inspections is the Pier and Beam construction of homes from the 50’s and 60’s – in both great supply and demand right now in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
A home inspection will reveal all kinds of issues with a home you're buying, selling or maintaining. In East Dallas, we see a lot of mid-century-aged homes with Pier-and-Beam foundations. Watch the video to see a common problem we see in these homes. #homeinspection #showerpan #crawlspace #pierandbeam #dallashomeinspector