Category Archives: Inspections

WINTER IS COMING…………..

Some helpful reminders to get ready for winter – no matter where you live.

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What is an ADU & Why You Should Care?

Great Information if you are looking for additional space to care for loved ones and/or  several other options.  Check out this article from the LifeEdited.com website.   Dawn David Friedlander Architecture Jan 4, 2013 Accessory Dwelling Unit ADU Architecture What is an ADU … Continue reading

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What Are Modular Homes vs Manufactured?

Preparing to list a Modular Home I ran across this article that explains it well.  Not to be confused with a mobile home – now called manufactured homes  – the difference is often in the permanence. For instance modular homes are placed on a permanent foundation; … Continue reading

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3 Pros, 3 Cons of Buying New Construction

In my career, when helping my clients through a new home purchase, I would suggest they have an independent property inspector make the final walk through with us prior to signing off acceptance of the final build-out. Many seller reps … Continue reading

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GIVING YOUR HOUSE A ROUTINE PHYSICAL

Published Date 5/8/2018 You get your teeth checked and cleaned and when you remember to do it, go to the doc for a physical. You regularly take your car in for maintenance checks and don’t give it a second thought. … Continue reading

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Should Sellers Pay for Their Own Inspection?

From personal experience I see both sides of the question as to whether or not a seller should get a home inspections prior to listing their home for sale.  My personal opinion is that it will help significantly reduce potential … Continue reading

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