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As an agent, when you are representing a buyer, do you recommend a home inspection? If so, I have a few questions.Why do you recommend a particular inspector, or do you give your client a list of names?Is price or quality of inspection your primary deciding factor?Besides being prompt, courteous,...
While on an inspection last week I found an improperly connected furance vent in the attic. This reminded me that safety issues in a home are not always obvious. On another recent inspection, a stair handrail was stapled on and pulling loose. There are many different things that can be safety iss...
So, you're buying a condo. Awesome. There are many benefits to owning a condo. Most of these benefits are things you don't have to do. They include no moe lawnmowers. No painting the outside. No upkeep of the grounds. Of course, there are  generally condo association fees that pay for all this, b...
I should inspect my house before I put it on the market?Absolutely. There are several reasons we recommend a pre-listing inspection. Your buyer is going to have a home inspection, why be surprised? You can address any issues you may overlook before you list your home. If major repairs are needed ...

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