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Buying a foreclosure (FCL) is often touted as a way for both owner-occupants and investors to get a great deal on a property. However, the potential financial rewards of buying a foreclosure don't come without their share of hard work and headaches. Read on to learn...
1. The neighborhood Before you step into the house -- even before you step into the yard -- take a good look at the neighborhood. Be sure to note obvious things like the condition of the neighboring homes and the landscaping. Is the place close to shopping or other...
A home inspection is one of the most important steps you can take to make sure your new home is a sound investment and a safe place to live. But, many people don’t fully understand what happens in a home inspection or what they need to do to get the most out of it....
I inspect a lot of condos, and I always make sure to get roof access from the building manager so I can inspect the AC system as you mentioned. But l also get access to the electrical panel room so I can inspect the meter, main shutoff, and service entry....
A complete home inspection covers all of the major systems of a home, from the exterior to the interior, and usually takes 2-3 hours.
A four-point inspection is usually done at the request of a homeowner’s insurance provider or a mortgage refinance company. The four-point inspection covers the four major systems of a home.
A wind mitigation inspection is done for clients wishing to lower homeowner’s insurance costs. The insurance company wants to assess the level of hurricane preparedness of the home.
A Wood Destroying Organisms (WDO) inspection is usually done in conjunction with a Complete Residential Home Inspection
A Pool & Spa Inspection is also usually done in conjunction with a Complete Residential Home Inspection.
What makes me better than the rest?
Many people who work in the construction and inspection field are very knowledgeable about their craft, but they are lacking as communicators and educators.
Ever talk to a contractor? How about a building inspector?
Most likely you were confused by the complex technical jargon, and you may have been made to feel a bit inferior.
How can you feel good about purchasing a home if you don’t feel like you’re making an informed decision?
How can you make an informed decision if you don’t understand the information given to you?