Home Inspections


The American Lung Association and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) do a nice job of explaining what radon is and why we should be concerned about it

Lead Based Paint

According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, lead poisoning, the No. 1 environmental illness of children, is caused primarily by lead-based paint in older homes.


Much has changed in regard to termite inspections since I began practicing 34 years ago.  It used to be standard that the Seller would provide a


Mold is a red flag for many buyers; I would suggest the flag should be yellow.  I have posted an article from the Washington Post which posits that

Real Property Disclosure

Illinois law requires a seller to disclose certain property defects to prospective purchasers of which the seller has actual knowledge.  The Act and the mandated