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3 Things Buyer's Of New Construction Need To Know BEFORE Their Builder's Warranty Expires! Over the years we hear Buyers of New Home Construction repeat the same three reasons over and over again as to why they didn't get a Home Inspection. Unfortunately they realize this after it's too late. Her...
You Know what "as is" means, But what does it mean in regards to the property your buying. Some people think that because it's "as is" there's no point in getting a home inspection. Not true. As is does not mean you don't have the right to be informed. A Home inspections plays a key role in deter...
There's not a week that goes by that someone at an inspection says "well it meets code". It's usually the listing agent or seller that utters these words of ignorance. HOME INSPECTIONS ARE NOT CODE INSPECTIONS PEOPLE! Trust me...that's a good thing. It's a totally different animal. Imagine if you...
Giving to get, never gets you far. Giving to give gets you beyond the stars. In conventional marketing we're taught to market our identity, establish name recognition. But does self promotion work really work when it's piggy-backed with appreciation? No. Remember the old saying " people don't car...
Ok, this is sort of a follow-up on my last blog entry. The American Society of Home Inspectors ( ASHI ) has what's called the Client Bill of Rights. For those of you who don't already know, ASHI is the oldest and most higly regarded, leading organization of the home inspection industry.  ASHI has...
I'm amazed in this day and age that I occasionally still hear this from agents. It strikes me as unprofessional and a bit ignorant to have this perspective.  I hear comments like Inspections are a necessary evil, an issue that needs to be dealt with. It's this kind of bitterness that fosters an i...
Sell your home for more money, faster, with less aggravation I'm surprised that more sellers are not getting pre-listing home inspections. They can just about eliminate the trauma of the inspection contingiouncy by reducing everyone's concerns to nil. "Take the bull by the horns" as they say. Con...
I remember the loony tune days when getting into something was as easy as saying "OPEN SESAME" but that was BC (before computers). Now things are just a little bit more complicated with all the hoops and hassels one has to go through before they can hit the on ramp and cruise the information high...
Many people are under the misconception that new homes don’t need an inspection because after all, they are new and the city municipal inspection should cover that right?…..Wrong! Experienced home inspectors have learned that all new homes have defects of one kind or another, regardless of the q...

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