Cheap contractors don’t work. Period. You do get what you pay for. Contractor Bids Owning a home is like owning a car. You have to take care of it. When it’s time to do major work, it’s smart to get several bids. However it’s almost always wrong to use the guy who’s so much cheaper…. Read more »
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Home inspection issues for buyers are huge. You hire a home inspector to uncover problems so you don’t buy the money pit. Why It’s Stressful Let’s step back a minute and consider this: Buying a home is stressful. I work very hard at preparing my customers but it’s still an anxious as well as exciting… Read more »
There are ways to handle home inspection issues for sellers so both sides win. While there are times when inspection issues do create insurmountable problems, this is a rare occurrence. Why is it, then, that so many contracts fail due to home inspection issues? Going On The Market For Sale We start with where it begins –… Read more »
Buying the Money Pit Buying the money pit is easy when you’re too emotional about a home purchase. Home buyers can do this because no one buys a house they hate. You find a home you love and go after it. Notice the language I just used. It is very telling. You look at houses but… Read more »
Choosing a home inspector last minute is never a good idea. Because there is so much at stake for you, it’s essential that you do things right when you’re buying a house. Choosing a home inspector is one of the most important things you do so let’s do it right. Understand the Process Home inspections… Read more »
The value of a good home inspector cannot be understated. Home inspectors give you much more than an evaluation of a house.
New homes need inspections too. Even though a new construction house has everything brand new in it, there are still times when mistakes are made and things are not finished properly. Buying a new home does not guarantee that everything is perfect.
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.