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Access to things around the house....Just ask-Part 2 - 12/28/07 02:18 AM
Nancy Rivera asked me in a recent blog to comment on some additional areas that should be accessible as part of a home inspection. Well, Nancy and to anyone else who's interested I would be more than happy to share this information with everyone. I mentioned access to mechanical items and access areas need to be cleared. It was a bit vague but I guess it did get your curiosity. By mechanical items, I was speaking of the primary components that make up the home's systems such as things like the water heater, heating unit (furnace or boiler), panel box, cooling unit (Air (2 comments)
2007....So do you think you're smarter than last year? - 12/24/07 09:11 AM
Similar blogs across the board have a common theme as we approach the end of the year. Without a doubt business will have its ups and downs, hopefully with minimal dips and relatively consisitent peaks (with steady holding patterns). Locally, our area has had some consistency in activity despite the national trends. Our industry often devotes much , dare I say TOO MUCH, of our time to what we do. At least that's what some people tell me. And they're RIGHT....But that's ok. If you're in the minority of people in the world that truly enjoy what they do....and I'm talking (5 comments)
Access around the house?.....Just ask - 12/23/07 11:04 PM
Access to things around the house.....Just ask To all of the home inspectors just starting out one of the most basic concepts to master in this business is the art of communication. A perfect example is to communicate to the parties on the selling side that mechanical items and access areas need to be cleared. Now, keep in mind by "asking" for this to be done doesn't mean that it will be done. Communicating is two parts-talking and listening. I believe a good communicator is more about being a better listener. If your request to have something done is not being met (5 comments)
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