Home Ownership

Winter Woes: Is The Air In Your Home Healthy?

Did you know that your house needs to 'breathe' in order to have healthy air?  There are gases, toxins and moisture that need to be expelled from the inside, and fresh air needs to enter from the outside.

In an attempt to conserve energy and reduce heating costs, homeowners can make their homes too air tight.

When a fuel-burning appliance in your home doesn't get enough fresh air and fails to completely burn its fuel, carbon monoxide is produced. If ventilation is damaged or blocked or if you have a powerful kitchen fan, bathroom fan or open hearth fireplace, then carbon monoxide can be drawn back inside the house.

What are the signs that your home is too air tight?

This is Why we Need to Extend the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act!

Did you know that the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act expired?  Watch this video and learn more about what extending the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act means for America’s neighborhoods and home values . . . brought to you by Home Ownership Matters.