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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: April 13, 2018 • Home Improvement, Home Inspection

Warning Signs of Roof Disrepair

A home is only as strong as it’s roof, and if the home buyer is looking at seems to need a roof re-do, the likelihood that the asking price will be offered drops significantly. From outdated appearances to downright dangerous damage, a roof is typically inspected by a professional home inspector prior to any insurance …

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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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