home inspection: Make One Final Inspection - 08/12/10 08:51 AM
In the sales contract, the sellers of your new home agreed to leave the custom blinds, refrigerator, built-in entertainment system and those fine cabinets and workbench in the garage. But when you show up on moving day, all of those amenities are long gone. Moreover, the lock on the back door is broken; there is a huge gouge in the drywall near the front bathroom.
Although these circumstances are extreme, they could happen, which is why it is important to have a final inspection of the home you are purchasing before the closing. A pre-closing inspection gives you, one last opportunity … (2 comments)

home inspection: Questions to Ask a Home Inspector - 10/01/09 03:43 PM

 
It is extremely important for you to have the home that you plan to purchase professionally inspected.  The basic process involves a home inspector who is hired by the buyer to perform a thorough investigation of the structure and systems on the buyer's behalf.  The inspection typically takes from 2 - 4 hours and should consist of a check of at least the following items:
 
Interior & Exterior Systems:  Heating & Air, Electrical and Plumbing Foundation and Grounds Foundation Structure including Roof & Attic  
It is not necessary that you be at the home during the entire inspection.  … (0 comments)

home inspection: Home Inspections: Are they really important? YES! - 09/21/09 04:59 PM
Should a buyer get a home inspection for a home they are buying? Should a seller order a home inspection prior to putting the property on the market? There are advantages for both.
Simply put, a home inspection is a visual examination of both the physical structure and major systems of the entire home including: walls, ceilings, floors, decks, exterior covering, the roof, foundation, insulation and ventilation, plumbing, electrical, heating and air conditioning. It is not an appraisal to validate the value of a home, nor a pass/fail exam. A third-party inspector will give a report on the physical condition and … (1 comments)

 

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