I liked the home inspector right away. He was a retired electrical engineer who loved old houses. He invited us to speak up if we noticed anything. The home was a 90 year old, city rowhouse. Besides the inspector, there were the buyers--a young couple, the wife's father, and her uncle--a contractor. The father found the leaking pipe in the garage. The young wife found the key clue: A barely visible spot on the dining room wall where wetness was just starting to make the paint bubble. The inspector was puzzled when the 6 year old boiler failed to fire. Then Bingo! He realized it all pointed to a likely burst pipe somewhere behind the wall. You can never have too many eyes at a building inspection.
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Philadelphia real estate agent who helps buyers and sellers enjoy the benefits of better building performance. Energy efficient buildings sell for more money. They are more comfortable and healthy to live in. They save you money on your energy bills every month.