Why does my house shake?

Answer If your home is experiencing some problems with shaking, it may seem a bit odd. There are several different reasons why this may occur. Once you delve deeper into possible causes, figuring out how ... Read More »

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Looking at a house 400ft from railroad track. Are freight trains likely to shake the house?

not likely but freights travel on off hours. peak is for commuter rail travel. you may be really inconvenineced at night and weekends. this may not be the best place to live.

Is it normal for a house to shake?

This is a good question and I"m going to star it, but you need to ask it in legal. Your issue is what you can do to make sure your residence is safe to live in. I think the first thing you should... Read More »

What caused the house to shake in Ephrata, Pennsylvania on Dec 27?

On December 27, 2008, a minor earthquake, which the U.S. Geological Survey measured at 3.3 magnitude, was reported in the area of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Ephrata is located in Pennsylvania'... Read More »

Can my putting a modestly sized addition on my house diminish the value of my neighbor's house assuming it matches the existing house?

Given your categorization of this question, one must assume that you are both members of an association. Associations are run according to governing documents. So long as your addition is added acc... Read More »