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Home Inspector - Holmes Inspection Company
   An Open Letter To Brokers And Agents Home Buyers are normally our clients, but "YOU" are our customers. Our goal is to provide our client with unbiased professional advice about the home they're buying so they can make an informed purchase decision. When a deal falls through, we feel just as b...
Why Sell The House Twice? (Get A Pre-Listing Inspection)  Regular home inspections are done all wrong. The timing is messed up. A home inspection is supposed to bring peace of mind, but often has the opposite effect. The process can be very stressful for all parties. Everyone can be asked to abso...
  What Really Matters ..........   Buying a home? The process can be stressful. A home inspection is supposed to give you peace of mind, but often has the opposite effect. You will be asked to absorb a lot of information in a short time. This often includes a written report, checklist, photograph...
Holmes Inspection Company wants to Reverse the Order of Business in the way that most people and real estate agents typically buy & sell Real Estate! We want to promote the "No Surprises - No Headaches, Real Estate Deal" !! Many Real Estate Agents and Sellers typically fear the home inspection. T...
The inspectors at Holmes Inspection Company have conducted over 15,000 home inspections and we haven't found a perfect house yet. Since perfection is not an option, what is reasonable to expect? THE 1% RULE When you consider the life cycle of every component of a house, a reasonable annual estima...
Inspections for a brand new house -- are they really needed?  Many Realtors and home buyers believe that a new house does not need to be inspected. They mistakenly think that the local code authority will catch any problems with the newly constructed house, or that the builders warranty will pay ...
Something that has come up the past year in conversations with Realtors, etc is their big push for mandatory background checks to identify criminals with a history of violence and sex offenders. Some of their conversations indicate this to be one of their PRIMARY reasons to support HI regulation,...

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