foreclosure: Pest Inspection for Sale of the home - 11/20/09 08:18 AM

foreclosure: Why you should get an inspection when buying a foreclosure home...... - 07/13/09 11:37 AM
When you are putting an offer on a foreclosure home, you should definitely get your inspections done. Whether this is an investment property or a home you plan to make your's better to know what potential problems you may have to correct on your own.
Most foreclosure homes are as-is sales. Which means you are purchasing the house in whatever condition it is in. There are no guarantees expressed or implied from the seller. Most of the time, it is up to the buyer to do their homework and get the inspections done.
What you may not know … (2 comments)

foreclosure: Section One/Section Two - definitions - 10/22/08 08:04 AM
I get a lot of phone calls from people who are not familiar with termite reports, asking what is Section One? What is Section Two? Those are very valid questions. If I didn't work in the termite business, I would be just as confused as others. I don't know why they call it Seciton One or Two, but I can surely give you the meanings of them.
Section One - is an active infection or infestation of the wood. Which means something that is actively destroying the wood. For example....fungus, dry rot, termites. beetles.
Section Two - are conditions … (0 comments)

foreclosure: Foreclosures...... - 10/10/08 08:46 AM
Todays real estate market is mostly foreclosures....we are seeing more and more of them. There are a few things I believe that prospective buyers should be aware of. Some banks seem to be discouraging pest inspections. Some banks are leaving it up to the buyers to even have one done at all.
I think a pest inspection is an important piece of information to have when considering purchasing a home, whether it is as an investment or your primary residence. There is a potential of thousands of dollars of damage just on the pest inspection. Then again, there may be … (0 comments)


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