Hiring Qualified Home Inspector

Posted on: March 11, 2015 by in home inspector
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The Importance of Hiring a Qualified Home Inspector Just like in any other professions, there are also qualified and unqualified professionals in the home inspection business. It could be very difficult identifying a good home inspector from a bad one. There are just several states in the US that are imposing regulations and licensing requirements to home inspectors.In areas where regulations are not stringent about home inspections, anyone could easily pose as a home inspector. You surely Continue Reading ...

Home Inspection Tools

Posted on: March 5, 2015 by in Home Inspections
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Home Inspection Equipment Home inspectors are actually required to use only a few types of equipment. In theory, an inspector could perform an inspection that complies with the InterNACHI Standards of Practice using only two pieces of equipment: a flashlight and an electrical tester capable of testing ground-fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) devices.However, there is equipment an inspector needs in order to perform inspections safely.Inspectors should have a respirator for the times Continue Reading ...

Home Inspection Certification

Posted on: February 26, 2015 by in Home Inspections
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Home Inspection: What Makes A Home Inspector-- Home Inspection Certification  Home inspection seems intimidating at first glance-- but, honestly, it's not an intimidating prospect to behold. Home inspection is a 'necessary evil,' as they would say. If you're preparing your home for sale, a home inspection service will provide you with all the information you'll need to know if your home is ready for the market.What makes a good home inspector? Well, the best home inspectors in Continue Reading ...

Importance of Home Inspection for Sellers

Posted on: February 19, 2015 by in Home Inspections
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Have Your Home Inspected Before You Sell It Are you ready to move out of your current home? Before putting it on the real estate market, you may want to consider having the home inspected. A home inspection is performed by a professional and certified home inspector who knows just what to look for to make sure that the home you are planning to sell is safe for others to live in. The inspector is thorough and will spend time looking at every inch of the home.Just because you have an Continue Reading ...

Pre-Listing Home Inspection

Posted on: February 12, 2015 by in Home Inspections
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Are you planning to sell your home this spring or summer? You should consider a Pre-Listing Home Inspection which can help ensure the transaction will go smoothly and with less hassle. Home inspection for sellers provides valuable information as to the current condition of the property and could uncover any concerns that might compromise a sale. This information allows the seller to make repairs without being pressured by time. If you are selling a home, you should know that almost all Continue Reading ...

Home Inspection Preparation

Posted on: February 2, 2015 by in Home Inspections
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Ten Tips to Speed Up Your Home Inspection Speed up your home sale by preparing your home ahead of time using the following tips. Your home inspection will go smoother, with fewer concerns to delay closing.Confirm that that the water, electrical and gas services are turned on (including pilot lights). Make sure your pets won't hinder your home inspection. Ideally, they should be removed from the premises or secured outside. Tell your agent about any pets at home. Replace burned-out Continue Reading ...

Home Inspection For Buyers: The Basics

Posted on: January 29, 2015 by in Home Inspections
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Home inspection for buyers: What is it? And why do you need it?  Whenever you are buying a home, you need to have the property thoroughly inspected before you close the deal. If you neglect this important task, you could end up discovering that the home has many problems that you were unaware of. These problems could be quite expensive to repair.By hiring someone to do a home inspection before buying the property, you can make sure that you identify any existing problems before Continue Reading ...

Home Inspections Differences

Posted on: January 27, 2015 by in Home Inspections
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How A Buyer’s Home Inspection Differs From A Seller’s Home Inspection  Whether you are buying or selling a home, having the property inspected is an important part of the home inspection process. However, do not think that there are no important differences depending upon which side of the transaction you are on. A buyer's home inspection is not the same as a seller's home inspection. You need to understand how each process is intended to work.In either case, the point of a Continue Reading ...

Home Inspection Cost

Posted on: January 19, 2015 by in Home Inspections
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How Much Does A Home Inspection Cost?  If you are in the process of buying or selling a house, you will surely need to schedule a home inspection. These inspections are performed by professionals who know how to spot problems with foundations, heating and cooling systems, and much more. They are done to protect buyers, but in some cases, inspectors may uncover problems that sellers were totally unaware of and might be happy to learn.How Much Do Home Inspections Cost?While Continue Reading ...

Home Inspection

Posted on: January 13, 2015 by in Home Inspections
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What is Included in a Home Inspection?  When a home is sold, it has a significant impact on both parties, so it is important that the process go as smoothly as possible. One aspect of that is having a home inspection done. The results of the inspection can have a significant impact on the finalization of the transaction.Buyers generally pay for the home inspection though they may successfully negotiate this point with the seller on this point. In some cases, the seller may have Continue Reading ...