Indeed, more than 40 percent of the previously owned homes on the market have at least one serious defect, according to HouseMaster, a major home inspection company with offices in more than 390 cities in the United States and Canada. “Virtually every ‘used’ home needs some repair or improvement,” said Kathleen Kuhn, CEO and president […]

    The older your home, the more charming and beautiful it may be, but its age also increases the odds for problems. From lead paint to asbestos, here’s what to check for, and what to do if you find a potential danger. By Christopher Solomon of MSN Real Estate More than 30 million homes are at least 50 years […]