altamont inspections: Cleaning Your Gutters. A Simple Chore that Could Save You Thousands. - 09/01/08 04:25 AM
Cleaning Your Gutters.  A Simple Chore that Could Save You Thousands.                                            By Edgar M. Roberts, Jr. - NC Licensed Home Inspector, owner of Altamont Inspections, LLC. 
When I was a kid, one of the most dreaded chores around the Roberts house was cleaning the gutters. Back then I didn't know why it was so important to dig out every soggy leaf or pluck out every stuck twig, I just knew Dad said, "Grab a ladder and get to it!" Now I know why. Having clean gutters is a homeowner's best defense against serious water damage.
Most homeowners know that gutters catch … (2 comments)

altamont inspections: NC Home Inspector Raises Autism Awareness - Launches Inspecting for Autism Fundraiser - 04/02/08 03:35 AM
North Carolina Licensed Home Inspector, Edgar M. Roberts, Jr., in conjunction with National Autism Awareness Month, launches Inspecting for Autism, a fundraiser designed to recognize local preschool programs dedicated to providing individualized treatment for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
During the month of April, Roberts will donate a portion of proceeds from each home inspection performed through his home inspection service, Altamont Inspections, LLC, to Helping Hand Developmental Center, Inc. East Flat Rock, NC.
Helping Hand Developmental Center, Inc. is a private, nonprofit, 5-star rated preschool program providing individualized services such as speech, occupational and physical therapies for children in Henderson County … (0 comments)

altamont inspections: For Sale Signs and Forsythia - Home Selling Season in Bloom by Edgar M. Roberts, Jr. - NC Licensed Home Inspector, owner Altamont Inspections, LLC - 03/24/08 07:38 AM
Drive down nearly any road in western North Carolina this time of year and there they are. Next to the beautiful blooming yellow-bells, For Sale signs grace the yards of eager homeowners hoping for a smooth sale.  While home sales typically increase during the spring and summer months, that doesn't mean its time for home sellers to rest on their (mountain) laurels. Home sellers need to be one step ahead of their competition.  A Seller's Inspection from Altamont Inspections helps sellers tend to concerns in their home early on so there won't be any negotiating stumbling blocks later.
NC Licensed Home Inspector Eddie … (0 comments)

altamont inspections: Seller's Inspections Get Homes Noticed - One Homeowner's Story - 02/29/08 03:11 AM
Debra and her husband have had their house on the market for more than six months. Their beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bath chalet sits on top of a mountain near Lake Lure, NC, but it seems to be invisible to potential buyers. They have only had a couple of calls and just one showing. Debra was discouraged and asked me if I had any ideas on how to get their home noticed. I asked, "Have you had a Seller's Inspection?"  
A Seller's Inspection (also known as a Pre-Listing or Listing Inspection) is the critical first step in the home selling process. Altamont … (2 comments)

 

Edgar Roberts, Jr.

Licensed Home Inspector - NC

Asheville, NC

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