Michael's View ~ Nashville Home Inspections & Other Articles of Interest

Home Inspector - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.
This blog site contains information about property inspections and areas of interest in Brentwood, TN; Franklin, TN; Nashville, TN; and Davidson and Williamson Counties of Middle Tennessee.
     I have been in the real estate long enough to know that successful transactions = money for all parties involved. I do my damnedest to get both sides of the transaction on the same page. I want what everyone wants: do what is right for the clients. Be fair and equitable in the transaction - ...
Posted about 13 hours ago
    4-10. Growing up in rural GA, I have fond memories of the first shotgun I ever owned. Yes, dear ‘ol Santa delivered it and placed it under the tree. It is a keepsake that I still own and treasure. Every now and then, I still take it out to a friends farm and fire off a few rounds just for old...
Posted 2 days ago
     Yesterday, Debbie Reynolds wrote a short post about how the real estate market in her area is in full bloom. Not to take anything away from her or her area, the real estate market in this area is hot! What I am seeing in this area is very reminiscent of the time leading up to the burst of th...
Posted 3 days ago
    For me, this morning has started like so many others. Rollover, put feet on the floor, put on a pot and turn on the computer. This is my quiet time. Time to spend in quiet contemplation before the deafening din of the day starts. All too soon, company will start rummaging around the house, ki...
Posted 3 days ago
    Good real estate agents want what is best for their customers; I do too. While evaluating properties, I rely on all the knowledge that I have as well as tools to help me determine if anything is amiss.    It didn't seem as if it was too long ago when one mentioned doing a radon test, fear wen...
Posted 5 days ago
    For some reason, it seems as if contractors like to take the shortcut when installing new appliances. Maybe they think that the homeowner is too naïve and they will never find out that the work performed is sub par.    While inspecting an upper end property in the Nashville Tennessee area, I ...
Posted 5 days ago
     One of the questions I get asked from time to time are the fees that I charge for evaluating properties for resale. Yesterday, I was asked what what I charge to inspect a 6,000 square foot bank owned property located in a town just south of Nashville, TN. Based on the age and the footprint I...
Posted 6 days ago
      One of the things that makes a business run and run well is good employees. I know that I have bragged on Annelle before and she deserves every bit of praise. A few agents had asked us if we would be willing to participate in a broker open and Annelle was quick to say, “Yes.” before she eve...
Posted 7 days ago
     Anyone who follows my posts knows that I am in the marketing business. I happen to drive the home inspection bus. I am constantly looking for new innovative ways to get the word out by seeing what my competitors are not doing.      While at a trade seminar a few weeks back, I saw a vendor wh...
Posted 8 days ago
     Gosh folks! I really didn't mean to do it. Honest Injun! I really didn't mean to break ActiveRain. Yes, I was in a hurry and I wanted to get some last-minute blogs and comments in; and as usual I had my typical three browser windows open just because the system is so incredibly slow.     I s...
Posted 9 days ago

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