Your home inspection is one of the most important parts of purchasing a house. We’ve just gone over finding a home inspector; now it’s time to focus on the home inspection itself. What do you inspect for? The typical home inspection is for the structure (aka the house), wood destroying insects and radon. You should… Read more »
Be prepared as much as you can so the home buying process is fun and as stress free as possible. This is the theme of all of my articles on buying a home. Get a home inspector now and begin to learn about inspections before you find your home is the right way to go.
Living in a house for years doesn’t always mean we know our homes intimately well…. We really don’t know what a home inspector will find which is exactly why you do a pre-listing inspection.
Bergen County has a good number of townhouse condominiums for sale. You’ll find them in locations such as Mahwah, Ramsey, Fort Lee, Edgewater and Cliffside Park where there are large condo developments. They do exist all over Bergen County and today I was at an inspection of a Leonia town home where problems were found… Read more »
Radon is an odorless, colorless gas that can cause cancer. When you buy a home part of your home inspection is for radon. If the radon level is too high, installing a mitigation system ventilates the basement to a safe amount. Radon tests revealing unsafe levels and radon mitigation systems must be disclosed by both… Read more »
At a home inspection of a Oradell home this afternoon, the electrical panel box failed inspection. When the home inspector removed the cover there was rust eveywhere – it was so severe that the electrical wiring and circuit breaker switches had been compromised as well. The home inspector said rain water ran down the conduit into… Read more »
Are you buying a home? Are you a first time home buyer or are you a homeowner who needs more space or is trading down? No matter why you are buying a home, make sure you do it right with the best professionals. Here’s a story about buying a Leonia home that’s a lesson for… Read more »
Whether you’re buying a home in Cresskill, Tenafly, Teaneck, Englewood or anywhere else in Bergen County, you need to do a home inspection. Once Attorney Review is completed and you have a firm purchase contract on your new home, often the next step is to do the home inspection. This is when most people focus on finding… Read more »
Buying a home should always include a home inspection. Even if the home is new construction, it’s best to have the guidance of a professional home inspector. In New Jersey, home inspectors are licensed by the State but there’s also another resource for you – the American Society of Home Inspectors known as ASHI. ASHI… Read more »