Fairhope, AL Real Estate News

By Heather Augustin
(Coldwell Banker Reehl Properties)
Heather was born in Georgia and moved to Alabama in 1988 to begin college.  She initially studied political science, criminal justice and wanted to minor in French, as her father was Canadian.  She soon realized she had a passion in developing relationships with people and wanted to help them.  She changed her major and ended up with a bachelors degree in nursing.  She has spent the past 13 years working in critical care areas, such as intensive care units and emergency room settings.  She has been an excellent patient advocate and decided she could help people in other ways, hence her career in Gulf Coast Real Estate . In 1995, Heather moved to Missouri so her husband could finish his education.  They then moved to Colorado and lived for 5 years.  Although Colorado is an exceptionally ...
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By Tom Sinclair
(About the House - Home Inspections)
Everybody knows that adding insulation to the attic is a great way to save on your heating costs. But what if you live in the Deep South where the temperature only gets below 20° once or twice a year? Can adding insulation help reduce cooling costs, too?Yes. Anytime your increase the depth of the insulation, you increase it ability to prevent heat from moving. In the winter, the heat wants to move up and out of the living space to the attic. In the summer when the attic heats up, the heat wants to move down towards the ceiling. Thicker insulation slows this process.How much? Check out this link for a chart showing how much insulation you need depending on where you live. http://www1.eere.energy.gov/consumer/tips/insulation.htmlQuestions? Feel free to call or email.Tom SinclairAbout the ...
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