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What to Expect from a Home Inspection
What to Expect from a Home Inspection For most people, buying a home is one of the largest investments they will make in their lifetime. Such a major decision should not be made without care and deserved due diligence. Carrying out a home inspection prior to purchase is a prudent decision that will ensure buyers have complete information. A standard home inspection will typically include a…
How to negotiate following a home inspection
As in any negotiation, there are important tactics that buyers should understand before sitting down with the seller after an inspection.
Lancaster WIN Home Inspection Elizabethtown
There are lots of myths & confusion about what a home inspector and what an inspection is. My article reviews the top 10 myths and clears up the confusion.
Home Inspection Checklist: A Complete Guide to the Home Inspection Process
A home inspection is a critical tool for you to help protect what may be the single largest investment you will ever make. There’s nothing worse than buying a home and then later finding a number of issues that may be have been easily detected by a trained and highly qualified inspector. If you’re in the final stages of purchasing a home, here’s what you should know about a home inspection.
Home inspections: what to know before you buy
Expert advice to help home purchasers understand the home they're buying
Real estate: What to be aware of during a home inspection
When it comes to a home inspection, there are plenty of different things to be aware of, and things to think about. After all, home inspections are critical when it comes to real estate, whether you are the buyer or the seller. Because of that, it’s critical that you know exactly what to expect during a home inspection so you aren’t surprised or taken advantage of in any way during the process Here are just a few simple tips and tricks to know…
Real Estate 101: What Are Home Inspections?
Home inspections might be the most significant milestone in your road to buying your first home. What happens during a home inspection can often times make or break a purchase of a home.
Home Inspection 101: Electrical Panel Inspection
By Randy Yates, Technical Supervisor and Technical Training Administrator, NPI/GPI Corporate When you’re buying a house, you want to know it’s safe. One of the main safety concerns is a home’s electrical system. Old wiring, improper outlets and an outdated service panel are problems often found in houses. Although older houses are at more risk for these issues, even newer houses can have electrical problems. This is just one more reason a home inspection is a good idea before you buy your dream…
Top Five Problems Revealed During a Home Inspection
By Kenn Garder, National Accounts Manager and Technical Support, NPI/GPI Purchasing a house is a major decision, and a home inspection report can be used to assist in the decision-making process. Here are some of the more common issues found during a home inspection Poor Grading and Drainage Water should run away from any structure to help prevent moisture intrusion. If the soil around a house slopes toward the house, or if water pools around the perimeter of the foundation, that moisture can…
Home Inspection 101: Inspecting a Home’s Grading
Submitted by Ken Roleke , NPI Franchise Owner, Tucson, Arizona An important component of a home inspection that is not always obvious to the home buyer is the grading of the yard. I have seen homes that are meticulously maintained inside but have poor grading, even holes in the yard. Unfortunately, grading is often considered a low priority, but the effects of improper grading can be…
Home Inspection 101 for Real Estate Agents
This presentation is intended to give real estate agents the basics about home inspections. The presentation will provide agents with the following: - A good u…
How to Prepare for a Home Inspection
As a seller, you’re going to want the home inspection to go as smoothly as possible, with little to no major issues detected.
Realtors: What You Need to Know About Home Inspections
As a real estate agent, you play a crucial role in the home buying process. Arguably one of the most important aspects of this process is the home inspection, and homebuyers will oftentimes look to their real estate agent to provide a trusted referral Whether agents choose to attend inspections or not, they should have a fundamental understanding of what goes into the process, and how…
What First-Time Buyers Should Know about Home Inspection Contingencies
A home inspection contingency is time sensitive and therefore important to research before the time comes to find a home inspector.
Home inspections: advice for success
Take a deep breath and realize that no home inspection will yield perfect results
Six Important Tips to Help You Prepare for a Home Inspection
Six Important Tips to Help You Prepare for a Home Inspection
Why You Need a Home Inspection
Not every seller relishes the thought of a home inspection. Some may even convince prospective buyers that an inspection isn’t really necessary and that a home is in fine condition, without any proof to back it up. But when buying a home, a home inspection isn’t a luxury; it’s a necessity. Here’s why Additional Links • Fast turnaround • Highly detailed computerized report with summary page…
What comes after the home inspection?
Randy West, Special to the Courier Originally Published: August 19, 2016 5:56 a.m My last column was about For Sale By Owner (FSBO) real estate transactions, specifically that the buyers and sellers have no professional guidance. I premised that a local Realtor can “advise a buyer what items in an inspection report are ‘common’ for this area, or this age or size home. They will explain to the buyer that a home inspection report is not a list of repairs that the seller…
Should The Client Attend The Home Inspection?
The buyer should attend his home inspection to learn about the home and how its systems work as well as get their questions or concerns answered.