inspection of texas real estate: New Home Construction, a lack of proper code required items - 02/08/09 05:59 AM
In new home construction, the builders, supervisors, sub-contractors and foremen are lacking the knowledge that is needed to have a safe home. This is the reason why builders are required to have independent Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) licensed or Professional Engineers (PE) inspectors inspect the new houses that they build. Unfortunately, some of the Inspection Companies are not updated and are lacking proper training. One of the many examples is what is easily installed at the time of building is step flashing. Throughout the Gulf Coast area in Texas and even along some of the bordering counties, the International Residential Code for One and Two … (0 comments)

inspection of texas real estate: A home built in 1973 - 06/21/07 10:49 AM
Recently I inspected a home that was built in 1973 in Fort Bend County. A beautiful home but a lot of neglect and some disrepair. Apparently the original homeowners lived there and after their death, it was placed for sale and a couple who is now getting a divorce. They had lived in the home for about 2 years, maybe three. But the people who baught the land and house did not take good care of the property and finally decided to sell.
I noted that a few things had been severly neglected as I was driving up to the home. First was … (0 comments)

Thomas M. Pino (Sweetwater Home Inspection)

Thomas M. Pino

Sugar Land, TX

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