This blog site contains information about property inspections and areas of interest in Brentwood, TN; Franklin, TN; Nashville, TN; and Davidson and Williamson Counties of Middle Tennessee.
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Monday Morning Motivator... It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that things are difficult. ~ Unknown Growing up I was often "dared" and "double dog dared" to do something. While these were often childish pranks that took a certain amount...
Cheating Fate... Every now and then, I run across someone who either likes to cheat fate or doesn't have the brains to bell a buzzard. Garage doors are the largest moving object in your home and they can be deadly. Today, garage door openers are equipped with two safety features. One ...
Nashville, TN Real Estate Update!!! In what brings back memories of pre-bubble days, the Nashville, TN real estate market shows no sign of slowing down. Houses that are priced right and in good repair are being sold oftentimes before a for sale sign is even planted in the front yard. ...
Stop! Stop!!! Sometimes, Flippers can be one of my more challenging inspections. Not necessarily because they are in bad shape, it's finding all the goofy things that flippers do. Stops are supposed to be installed on all plumbing fixtures and be readily accessible. Okay, so where do ...
Chop, Chop!!! When I look at the quality of craftsmanship that many tradesmen display, I often wonder, what was their discipline in a prior life? A butcher? A baker? A candle stick maker? What do you think? The Complete Home Inspections Team
No Rest for the Weary... Having lived out of a suitcase for the past 4 days, it was sure good to see the skyline of Nashville again. Talk about a sight for sore eyes. Even the traffic on the freeway seemed to be a little more tolerable. Arriving home, the grass needed mowing, flower b...
The One Thing... As we all know, change is inevitable. Sometimes change is good. Sometimes not. IMHO, change, for the sake of change, falls in the latter category. There are no two ways about it. We must change in order to evolve; personally, spiritually and emotionally. Our respectiv...
ActiveRain Meet-up - New England Style... Wow! All I can say is the folks in the New England area really know how to throw a party and make an out-of-towner feel welcome. I was really blown away. The New England meet up started with Ed Silva picking me up at the hotel and driving me t...
Can You Squeeze Me In This Week? In what is reminiscent of the market conditions before the bubble burst, the Nashville TN real estate market is going gang busters. I really hate to turn down work, especially for clients that have been my "bread and butter" over the years. Needless to sa...
Spring Fling... As we all know, what I refer to as the "Spring Fling" is upon us; hot and heavy. Can we say, "Thank You, God? I am in the process of adding inspector #3 to the team just to keep up with the demands of the industry. I must say that I am so grateful that the business has be...