water heater: We are closing today. The water heater sprayed during the walk through - 01/30/14 01:03 PM
It's a cash deal without an inspection.  My sellers signed on Sunday.  The buyers were supposed to sign at 11 AM. 
When the call came from the buyers agent I was sure that she was calling to tell me her people signed.   What she called to tell me was that something was wrong with the lights upstairs.....
Not what I wanted to hear.  I called the owner (who had the contractor at his personal home) and explained that something was wrong and I headed over there.   When I got there the other agent was standing in the laundry/water heater … (1 comments)

water heater: Gas water heaters in manufactured homes and inspectors.... - 07/17/12 02:46 PM
A couple of days ago I wrote about a problem I was having with an inspector.   It wasn't the one I usually use.  The basic problem is that the inspector did not seem to understand about code for manufactured homes.  This created quite a problem and a lot of stress on the seller, the buyer and the real estate agents.  When I called him I told him it was a mobile home in a park and he indicated that would be fine.  Well it just wasn't.
He carefully brought my buyer, her mom and grandparents and explained that there was no … (4 comments)

water heater: Water heater venting mistake on inspection report...Mobile Home? - 07/15/12 09:58 AM
The inspector carefully explained how the vent did not meet code on the  water heater for the mobile home. I know this  doesn't work for normal stick built homes but it appears that there is a draw vent on roof of the mobile home.    This seems to be an acceptable practice in the mobile home. Note link...
Lhttp://http//www.bradfordwhite.com/images/shared/pdfs/specsheets/107-B.pdf
My seller was upset because the water heater passed inspection (venting and all) in 2004 and has not been changed.  She showed me the old inspection report.  I have emailed the inspector and hopefully he will have an answer for me later today … (0 comments)

 
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