home inspections: When It Comes to Roofs......It's All Up in the Air - 03/22/11 11:32 PM
 
Some of the most dreaded words heard by Realtors and buyers in Colorado during a home inspection are that the roof has hail damage.  First response-deal breaker, but not really the case if the agent is prepared to handle this hurdle in a timely manner and with the resources necessary to guide buyers through this challenge. What are some of the options available for buyers?
Get a second opinion from a certified roofer as to extent of damage and estimate of repair/replacement costs.  Realtors should have a list of reputable licensed roofers to call on short notice for estimates. Ask … (3 comments)

home inspections: What Lurks Below............... - 03/14/11 12:48 AM
 
Home buyers today are getting savvier about inspections and main stream issues.  However, there is one inspection that is critical when considering an older home with mature landscape and that is the sewer line camera scope with a professional plumber. Those trees are beautiful and an attractive feature to any yard but what lurks below may be a maze of angry roots seeking the most obvious source of water with finger like projections-right into the sewer system. 
 
Most buyers would not think of purchasing such a large investment without checking the structural and mechanical integrity of their future … (5 comments)

 
Lorraine Sayer, Realtor ABR,CDPE,GRI - Colorado Springs,CO RE/MAX  (Monument, Black Forest, Falcon, Fountain homes )

Lorraine Sayer

Realtor ABR,CDPE,GRI - Colorado Springs,CO RE/MAX

Colorado Springs, CO

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Monument, Black Forest, Falcon, Fountain homes

Address: 5590 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, co, 80918

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