Category: Home Inspections

Washington State Sellers Take Note! Carbon Monoxide Alarms are Required

Effective April 1st, 2012 (not an April Fools joke!), Washington State Law (RCW 19.27.530) requires the seller of any owner-occupied single-family residence to equip the residence with carbon monoxide alarms (commonly called “CO alarms”) in accordance with the state building code before a buyer or any other person may legally occupy the residence following the …

Coldwell Banker Ranked Highest Among Sellers According to JD Power

The 2009 Home Buyer/Seller Study by J.D. Power surveyed 2,801 people who bought or sold a home between April 2007 and June 2008. JD Powers gauges customer satisfaction with seven of the largest real estate brokerage franchises across the US. While Keller Williams took the overall award with a score barely over Coldwell Banker’s, it …