home inspector: Selling Your Home? - 03/04/10 12:44 AM
If you’re selling your home you are competing against all of the banks who have a large number of foreclosed properties and home builders trying to get rid of their inventory. These homes are all priced to sell!
Selling your home for top dollar in this kind of market can be challenging. So what can you do to make home stand out from the competition?
On this episode of “Talkin’ Home Inspections” John and Preston discuss selling your home in this challenging market and their experience working with sellers to help them get their homes sold.
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home inspector: How can a Pre-Listing Inspection Help You Sell Your Home? Here's a Few Ideas! - 02/23/10 10:07 AM
Before putting a home on the market many sellers will paint, put new carpet in, remodel the kitchen and bathrooms, etc.
Many times home owners are not aware of maintenance issues and repairs that are needed until a buyer makes an offer and hires a home inspector. Doesn't it make sense to find out what repairs will need to be made and repair them?
After any necessary repairs are made then decide what cosmetic items you should address with the remainder of your budget.
To contact Your Jacksonville Home Inspector CALL 904-891-6309.
Pre-Listing Inspection?  What's the Point?

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home inspector: Stop Roof Leaks - Jacksonville Home Inspector Tips - 02/14/10 07:07 AM
Stop Roof Leaks - Jacksonville Home Inspector Tips
One of the most common items identified by Jacksonville home inspectors is bad plumbing vent boots. The purpose of these are to seal around the plumbing vents which allow sewer gasses to escape your home. 
The reason these boots fail is the sun will dry them out and cause them to become brittle and crack. Another problem is boots that are not properly installed, creating a gap between the boot and vent pipe (see Photo on left) Once these are compromised you will run the risk of having water enter your home which … (3 comments)




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