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Last updated: July 9, 2018 • Home Inspection

5 Things Home Inspectors Miss That Could Cost You Big

The home inspector who checks out your prospective purchase is one of the most important steps in the home-buying process. However, home inspectors aren’t guaranteed – or even required – to catch everything that is wrong with a home. That’s why it’s always a good idea to have secondary evaluations done of key areas, to …

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Last updated: January 17, 2017 • Home Inspection

Your Home Inspection: What You Can Live With, and Without

The house was perfect, the couple thought. Yes, the front faced a busy street, and the couple had younger children who enjoyed tromping up and down the stairs at the showing, but that road seemed far enough away where if a little one got loose a parent could quickly scoop them up. The main floor …

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Last updated: August 23, 2018 • Home Inspection

Warning Signs of Roof Disrepair

Blessed be thy roof! It keeps us from getting wet when it rains, it provides us protection from insects and bird’s excrement, and insulates our home from noise and light coming from outside. That is… if you don’t have an old leaking roof in need of repair. A home is only as strong as its …

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Last updated: August 1, 2018 • Home Inspection

Selecting a Home Inspector

There’s no doubt: when buying a house or selling a home, you will find yourself dealing with a home inspector. And you better! A home inspector can provide insight and information that saves everyone’s time, money and potential headaches. Home inspectors with home inspection certification are generally qualified to determine the condition of a property’s …

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