saint louis: What can my home inspector do for me? - 09/06/06 05:04 AM
Last week and again later this week, we have had the opportunity to do not your normal home inspection. First, last week.We were called by a contractor to look at a house for code compliance. We are not code inspectors, we told him. He said to come by anyway. This was a home that has not been lived in, except by rodents and termites, for several years. The backyard was entirely overgrown, several walls were missing, and the kitchen and baths were devoid of fixtures. We asked him what he wanted us to do for him. His idea is he will … (0 comments)

saint louis: The interesting things a home inspector sees - 08/31/06 05:51 AM
Recently I was doing an inspection for a familiar client. He told me this was an important deal, and we should try not to scare the buyer. This was a pretty scary house.
Not only was the foundation in question and the front porch about to cave in,┬ábut the roof needed to be replaced ASAP. The kicker was when we found out we could not test the water. Why? Another real estate agent had shown the house, but forgot to lock the door. Someone had stolen all the copper! They of course did not shut off the water, so the basement … (5 comments)

 

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