Category: Technology

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 …

Cost vs. Value Report for 2012 is here!

I’ve been utilizing the reports for years to help clients decide what improvements make sense for them. This report compares the average cost for 35 popular remodeling projects with the value those projects retain at resale. More importantly it breaks down those projects and values based on location. Remodeling Magazine does a great job of …