home inspection: Home Inspection Reports Causing Headaches at Closing - 02/18/11 02:12 AM
Many home buyers get a home inspection prior to purchasing. We think that’s a great idea, but recently, we’ve run into some last minute problems that you should be aware of!
We first saw this problem last fall with USDA Home Loan Financing... now we are seeing it across the board!
Here's the problem... if the investor, Chase for example, knows that there is a home inspection, they want to see it and they want all issues on the report fixed. Even simple stuff.
We are sometimes advising clients to avoid putting the home inspection on the HUD. Granted, this is … (6 comments)

home inspection: Is Common Sense a "Paine"??? - 02/20/10 12:13 AM
 
This is wonderful PRACTICAL advice in living a more Energy Efficient Lifestyle (which we should all be doing!)!  Great Advice!
 

Common Sense is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine. It was first published anonymously on January 10, 1776, during the American Revolution. Common Sense, signed "Written by an Englishman", became an immediate success.
Paine wrote and reasoned in a style that common people understood; forgoing the philosophy and Latin references used by Enlightenment era writers, Paine structured Common Sense like a sermon and relied on Biblical references to make his case to the people.   Historian Gordon S. Wood … (4 comments)

home inspection: Do I really need a home inspection? - 03/20/09 03:54 AM
Mortgage Companies do not require a home inspection - but we definately feel they are important!  This is great information for all!

Why do I need to get an Inspection...
So often I hear this question!  Sometimes it's because my client is purchasing new construction, sometimes it's because they feel they are qualified to tell what the condition of the home is on their own..  But honestly people whether you are buying or selling a home, you should have a professional home inspection performed.  It's pretty cheap insurance really...
Using a home inspector (and I go so far as to … (6 comments)

 
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