Home appraisals are typically required by lenders. Banks do not want to issue a home mortgage that exceeds the value of a property; therefore they will insist that a qualified professional determine the value of the home before issuing final approval on the loan. Not just anybody can conduct a home appraisal. There are laws that […]
Do you have lingering questions regarding what to expect during a home inspection? Thanks to this informative New York Times article, the bulk of your questions are sure to be answered. Read on to find out the importance of home inspections and what to expect when it comes time for yours. Read More >>
Getting a thorough professional inspection before buying a house is a must. While you may be all set to sign on the dotted line and move your stuff in, sometimes inspections can uncover serious issues. Our experts weigh in on seven problems that may mean a house isn’t as homey as you thought: 1. Foundation […]
Not every seller relishes the thought of a home inspection. Some may even convince prospective buyers that an inspection isn’t really necessary and that a home is in fine condition, without any proof to back it up. But when buying a home, a home inspection isn’t a luxury; it’s a necessity. Here’s why.
We’ve posted a lot about the ins and outs of home inspections, but to the layperson, the whole process can still seem remarkably opaque. But it doesn’t have to be. Curbed recently posted an easy-to-understand and basic rundown of what a home inspection does and the buyer and sellers’ roles in it. Check it out.
Whether you’re a house-selling veteran or getting ready to sell your starter home, the home inspection process has the potential to be overwhelming — especially if you don’t know what to expect. If you find yourself wondering what exactly it is a home inspection covers, or trying to figure out if you even need a home […]
“Many purchase agreements fall apart based on home inspection reports. Home inspections are often scary for both the buyer and the seller. It’s not only about learning the problems that a house has but also the expectations of the buyer and seller – most frequently the buyer. Of course, both buyers and sellers hope to […]