real estate: Wood boring beetles - what you should know.... - 12/17/09 08:42 AM
After termites, wood-boring beetles are the most important wood-destroying insects in homes.
The amount of damage that wood-boring beetles cause depends on many factors. The type of wood (hardwood or softwood), the moisture of the wood, and the environmental conditions at the infestation site all affect the severity of beetle damage.
Only the larvae damage wood. The female lays an average of twenty to fifty eggs in crevices or on the ends of boards. When they hatch, the tiny larvae bore down into the wood (Photo 4). As the larvae grow, they bore to a point just underneath the surface of … (5 comments)

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real estate: 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 own....it'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.
 
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