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Building resistance: a landmark in buying buildings

Building resistance: a landmark in buying buildings When you prepare for buying buidings (an apartment or a house), the moment you start analyzing real estate offers you must take into account the age of the building and the impact of earthquakes risk.

When we start a real estate search, we can choose from the beginning a new neighborhood or relatively recent one. There were different styles of construction depending on the period, and entire block neighborhoods were built in a year or two in the communist period. Therefore, at a simple walk through our major cities, we can see that there are whole areas of blocks with 4 floors and blocks with 8 floors built after the same model in 86-89.

In general, the year of construction of the building is listed in the major headings of any real estate ad. If you want to buy an apartment in an old building, check this year, and ask if it is listed or not among buildings with seismic risk. A particular group of blocks are those that have recently benefited or will benefit from rehabilitation regarding facilities and thermal rehabilitation.

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Lend a helping land for business

Lend a helping land for bussinessWhether you decide to move into your own house, or you want to buy property for investment purposes, the purchase decision must be a rational one, knowing in detail the realities of the real estate market and the offers on the segment of interest.

If you are an investor, you need to start from a thorough market analysis and take into account not only the price and location of the property, but also what it could bring in return.

If you are new to the investment market, try to invest in your local market first, the nearest in your area,  where you can get the easiest, quick and correct information, and where you can find some friends or aquintances (real estate agents or experienced investors) that can advise you or can give  a helping hand of any kind.

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The Great Advantages of Wooden Houses

The Great Advantages of Wooden HousesWhen deciding if you want to live your whole life in a bricked house or a wooden one, also called “maison en bois“, you have to take into consideration a bunch of aspects about each one of them.

We will try to note a few major advantages of the wooden houses, so that you can see the big pluses of these type of houses and, also, help you decide faster and more efficiently.

You should know that a wooden house is very energy efficient, because wood is a natural insulator, so during the winter, the house will be warm, and during the summer, the heat will stay outside. This helps you with the costs on long term, because you won’t have to spend money on heating the house or on air conditioning.

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