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

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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.

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2011 

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Get Hosed...       Well, it looks as if our ‘ol buddy, ‘the Flipper’, has been hard at it playing plumber once again. <sigh> While inspecting a “flipper” in the Nashville, TN real estate market, once again, I good laugh at the expense of the "remodeler". (Term used in the loosest ...
09/27/2011
Monday Morning Motivator & Some Points to Ponder...     What better way to kick-start and get your week off on the right foot than with, a good cup of coffee, Active Rain, and a good motivational quote...          "Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and important, althoug...
09/26/2011
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Fridays Photos...      Wow! Friday already? Where does the time go? Yesterday, was one of those days where I kicked back a little and played hookey from work. Tennessee, with its abundant streams and forests is truly a remarkable place to live, work and play.     A friend of mine has this place a...
09/23/2011
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WDO's...      Unlike as in some states, home inspectors in the State of Tennessee do not have to be licensed for pest control and are not required to put the presence of WDO's (Wood Destroying Organisms) in their report unless physical damage has occurred. However; when inspecting a prope...
09/21/2011
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What Would YOU Do?     The most critical characteristic of stairs is that every step be the same. Building codes officials should enforce this rule - some do; some don't. On average, falls on stairs kill 4,000 people a year and another 2 million are seriously injured in the United States.    ...
09/20/2011
Monday Morning Motivator & Some Points to Ponder...     "Sometimes it's important to work for that pot of gold. But other times it's essential to take time off and to make sure that your most important decision in the day simply consists of choosing which color to slide down on t...
09/19/2011
(not so) ~ Speachless Sundae...     Let's face it, most of us have some way to remind us or jog our memory to do something. For some, it might be a string around the finger, a sticky note or an alarm set in the mobile phone.      For some though, it takes something a little more concrete, or ...
09/18/2011
Monday Morning Motivator & Some Points to Ponder...     "People who say that life is not worthwhile are really saying that they themselves have no personal goals which are worthwhile. Get yourself a goal worth working for. Better still, get yourself a project. Always have something ahead...
09/12/2011
Out of Sight ~ Out of Mind...     Over the years, I find it very interesting how negligent home owners can be. "Outta sight, outta mind" seems to be the norm. But, just because something is out of sight, doesn't mean that potential dangers are not lurking just around the corner, or ...
09/07/2011
Monday Morning Motivator & Some Points to Ponder (Tuesday Edition)...          "Life is about living your Dreams... Not living in them."            ~~ Unknown.          Knowing your dream and living it should be the goal of your life. Far too many people are going through the motion...
09/06/2011
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