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Home Inspections

What You Don’t Want to Hear in a Home Inspection

15 November, 2018
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If you receive a bad inspection report on a home you’re buying or selling, don’t panic. There’s no such thing as a perfect house, so you aren’t going to receive a perfect report. Even new builds come up with negative things in their inspection reports. Here are four issues that tend to cause alarms to […]

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What a FREE Termite Inspection Means For You

23 August, 2018
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At The Home Inspectors every home inspection service includes a FREE termite inspection for your home. Termites are a tiny presence with a large impact! Understanding what situation you’re entering into when purchasing/selling a home will make a big difference in the overall success of your transaction. _____ What does a FREE termite inspection mean […]

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Understanding Your Custom Inspection Binder

07 June, 2018
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If one of our licensed inspectors has performed an inspection on your home, you’ve received a Custom Inspection Binder that was printed on site after the inspection was performed! This binder breaks down the current condition of your home and our expert recommendations moving forward. It’s important to note that an inspection is a snapshot […]

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What to Look For When Buying a Home

06 February, 2018
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Looking to purchase a new home is an exciting time and a large investment. Take time to think through the various signs to look for when purchasing a home, and connect with an expert that can help you discover what the current condition of your future home really is. Read through as we’ve highlighted 4 […]

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5 Expert Tips When Packing for Your Big Move

14 September, 2017
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  Packing up all you own for the big move can sometimes feel overwhelming. So, where do you start? We’ve compiled our top 5 Expert Tips When Packing For Your Big Move. We hope these serve as a helpful tool as you start your next adventure! _____ Reserve Your Vehicle Don’t wait until moving day […]

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Warning Signs in Your Home’s Foundation

21 June, 2017
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One important piece of knowing the current condition of your home, for Buyers and Sellers alike, is the home’s foundation. The foundation of a home is often the make or break for a transaction, and being aware of the condition of the foundation will help prepare you for the sale/purchase of your home. So how […]

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Top 5 Home Buyer Inspection Tips

06 June, 2017
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Purchasing a home requires a significant financial investment and may seem like an endless series of critical, important decisions. Inspecting the physical condition of the home’s systems and components is an important part of this process and will aid you in making an informed decision while minimizing risk. If you’re a home buyer, these five […]

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Decoding the Inspection Report: Part 9 – Additional Information Provided by the Inspector

21 March, 2017
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In this final installment of “Decoding the Inspection Report,” we are going to look at the last paragraph of the preamble. It reads as follows: INFORMATION INCLUDED UNDER “ADDITIONAL INFORMATION PROVIDED BY INSPECTOR”, OR PROVIDED AS AN ATTACHMENT WITH THE STANDARD FORM, IS NOT REQUIRED BY THE COMMISSION AND MAY CONTAIN CONTRACTUAL TERMS BETWEEN THE […]

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Decoding the Inspection Report: Part 8 – Right to Inspect & the Option Clause

08 March, 2017
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This section of the Preamble speaks about the buyer’s right to have a home inspected as well a termination option. Even though there is a right to conduct an inspection, it doesn’t require the seller to make any repairs. Here is the verbiage used in the report form: Contract forms developed by TREC for use […]

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Decoding the Inspection Report: Part 7 – Realities

17 February, 2017
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When setting the expectations for the home inspection process, it is important to convey some of the many realities that may be encountered after the inspection takes place. The findings noted in the inspection report provide a snap-shot in time of the general condition of the home on the day & time that the inspection […]

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