Wordless Wednesday - What's All the Buzz About?

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Wordless Wednesday - What's All the Buzz About?

I love home inspections - you always learn something new or see something that just makes you shake your head. Today's inspection was buzzing with excitement in the walls of a million-dollar property that took us a bit of time to figure where the critters making all of the noise were getting in...and out.


Found it! Weep holes in the brick facade... Of course, I let the listing agent know and I'm sure the sellers have already contacted their pest control company.


Happy Wednesday!


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Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Loved the title and the picture, I have a Physical Inspection Easter Monday bright and early hope we do not see pictures like this:)) Endre

Apr 17, 2019 10:35 PM #1
James Dray
Fathom Realty AR LLC - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Morning Debe.

They sure make a lot of noise don't they.  That was a statement, not a question.  

Apr 18, 2019 01:56 AM #2
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

Good morning, Debe Maxwell, CRS those bees make nests inside the walls....oh, how I hate bees.... 

Apr 18, 2019 03:34 AM #3
Kat Palmiotti
Grand Lux Realty, Monroe NY, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com - Monroe, NY
The House Kat

Aha! They don't need a lot of room to enter/exit a home.

Apr 18, 2019 03:47 AM #4
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Thanks for sharing this experience. Thankfully, this is a problem that can be quickly corrected.

Apr 18, 2019 04:52 AM #5
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Debe. You just never know what surprise a home inspector might uncover. Enjoy your day!

Apr 18, 2019 05:02 AM #6
Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Good morning Debe. I hated home inspections. I am impressed by your attitude.

Apr 18, 2019 06:01 AM #7
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

Good work!  One can't remediate them, if they don't know where they are, haha.

Apr 18, 2019 07:21 AM #8
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good morning Debe - that is certainly not a pleasant surprise.  Hope it gets worked out.

Apr 18, 2019 08:30 AM #9
Sharon Lee
Sharon Lee's Virtual Assistance - Jonesborough, TN
Retired and loving life

This goes to show that critters of any kind don't care how much money a house costs when they want to find a place to live.

Apr 18, 2019 08:35 AM #10
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Debe Maxwell, CRS - I love it!  Most people might miss this. Great job!

Apr 18, 2019 10:08 AM #11
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Debe my wife's Aunt use to have honey bees in her living room walls.  Very annoying as well as destructive.

Apr 18, 2019 01:07 PM #12
Amanda S. Davidson
Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group - Alexandria, VA
Alexandria Virginia Homes For Sale

Debe, find and seek at inspections is always an adventure. This is a first for me, I hope they're safely removed and buzz to a different location.

Apr 19, 2019 05:25 AM #13
Lorrie Semler, REALTOR® in the Dallas area. Call/text 972-416-3417
United Real Estate - Addison, TX
Real Service. Real Results. Real Estate

You are such a buzz kill! Hopefully the hive can be relocated rather than eradicated if it can be reached without too much destruction to the home.

Apr 19, 2019 06:20 AM #14
Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP
Selling Homes Changing Lives

Debe Maxwell, CRS - Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think bees could make a home inside of weep holes! I remember when I moved to TX and learned about weep holes when I was looking for a house (long before I was in real estate). I was curious about these tiny holes and told the Real Estate Agent, why doesn't anyone plug up the holes? She told me if they did, there would be trouble with the structure and weep holes were always good things. And so I asked, what about insects - not a chance, she said. Hmmm, I wonder who that agent was who never stayed in touch with me when I bought my home? 

Apr 19, 2019 08:53 AM #15
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
RE/MAX Northwest. - Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!

I have been stung severely twice in my life, 24 times the day my daughter was born and 36 times when I stepped on a railroad tie and the bee's flew up my pant leg and had their way with me (OUCH)! 

I do not mess with bees...

Apr 19, 2019 04:59 PM #16
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

A family member had a hive of bees take up residence in their fireplace chimney.  They called a bee keeper who retrieved them and relocated them.  

Apr 25, 2019 02:32 AM #17
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