Be wary of viewing home inspections as negotiation tools. The Boston Globe has written an article explaining why home inspections are such an integral part of the real estate process, and why they’re not about finding flaws in order to drop the selling price — they’re about making sure the buyer knows exactly what or or she is […]
Most people will do a home inspection prior to buying a home but very few will hire an electrician to do a thorough check of their home’s electrical. A home inspector is not allowed to touch the electrical panel. There are so many issues that can exist in your home’s electrical and if you work with an […]
A good inspector has a long list of items that need to be checked during every home inspection. This way you have all the facts before you make a purchasing decision. However, some of the things we find are more common than others. Here are six common things home inspectors look for during an inspection.
Don’t think skipping a home inspection is a big deal? Think again. Forgoing the home inspection can cost you dearly, both as a seller or a prospective buyer. Home inspections not only help you determine the condition of a property, they can also alert you to costs that will arise down the road as well. […]
While condos may not require as much maintenance as a traditional house, there are still plenty of areas where things can go wrong. Both buyers and sellers would benefit from a condo inspection, in the same way house-owners benefit from a home inspection. The Star Tribune has a list of a few reasons why.