Archive | September, 2011

The Importance of a Good Home Inspection

The purpose of a home inspection is to inform the individual buyer of the current condition of the home. The purchase contract the buyer and seller signed is contingent on the home inspection. A buyer will generally have the option based upon the inspection to; opt out of the purchase, ask for repairs or credit [...]

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Is it a Real Remodel or just a Fix

You’ve seen those television programs and magazine articles that offer tips on how to increase the selling price of a home with quick cosmetic fixes. Knowing how to hide existing problems with a little ”lipstick and mascara” obviously helps the seller, but what about the buyer? As too many home buyers later discover–a coat of [...]

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As the Seller Should I be Home for Inspection

As the Seller Should I be Home for Inspection

As the seller, should I be pres­ent in my home during the home inspection? There are many pro and con argu­ments about having the homeowner present during the inspection. When the homeowner is present, any questions that may arise during the inspection can usually easily be an­swered. It is important, however, for the homeowner to [...]

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Interesting garage drain

Interesting garage drain

    See pictures from one of my inspection: I was curious at the beginning where this drain ends. It happened that it is connected to house sewer system, and cast iron pipes in the basement were badly damaged. Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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