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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.
     What can I say? As any red-blooded American knows, today we, as a Nation, celebrate our independence from tyranny. It seems as if tyranny has and always will be a part of life in this spinning orb. To have control and power over others must be the innate purpose of some. This lesson is repea...
     Good Friday morning Y’all.  Yes, I am up bright and early this morning letting my fingers do the walking across the keyboard as I am doing my best to think of something to write about. Needless to say, I cannot think of anything that really hits my hot button. It’s not that I have a case of ...
     Home inspectors come in all shapes and sizes and they are all over the map when it comes to the quality of inspections and reports. There are those who want to appease the agent because they know that satisfied agents will keep feeding them business. The downside of that scenario is that soo...
     I not one to watch television as I feel there are a lot better things to do with my time. Every now and then though, I happen to pass through the den and I will hear an ad from one of the local cable companies giving their pitch to “Dump the Dish”.    I can see their point for dumping the di...
      Today is 1 July 2015 and already, I have already noticed several changes in ActiveRain. The spellchecker is working, the annoying ads are gone and the whole system, in general, seems to be working much faster. I certainly hope that this is an indication that the new owners and management te...
    Every year, the local KW market centers participate in Red Day as a part of being supportive to the community in which they serve. This year, we participated with one of the local market centers to repair, repaint and rejuvenate one of the homes for the Baptist Children’s Center here in Brent...
    One of the things we are supposed to do in the June, Cloud Burst of You contest, is to write about an app we use and like. While I have many loaded on my phone, one that I find extremely useful in my field is Roof Pitch Factor or PitchFactor.    When on a questionably pitched roof I do not ha...
Monday Morning Motivator & Some Things to Ponder...    “Work is a rubber ball. If you drop it, it will bounce back. The other four balls--family, health, friends, integrity--are made of glass. If you drop one of these, it will be irrevocably scuffed, nicked, perhaps even shattered.”      ~ Gary K...
     I really enjoy doing what earns my living. Not only do I provide a necessary service for folks purchasing properties, I get an opportunity to see some really neat dwellings. Every now and then, I chance across some really cool personal items - some that seem to have come out of an an old Jam...
     One of the things that we were supposed to do this months “Cloudburst of You” contest was to reach out to another active rain member and have a phone conversation with them. Earlier this month I reached out to Lise Howe and we hit it off extremely well. One conversation led into the next and...

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