One of the anxiety highpoints during the sale of a home is waiting for the buyer’s home inspection report. Most sellers willingly disclose what they know about their home to any potential buyers. The concern stems from the inspector finding something that they’re totally unaware of and that it will either cost them a lot […]
The American Society of Home Inspectors publishes a column in their newsletter titled Postcards From the Field. Take a look at some of the findings in the January 2013 Issue. Here is a sneak peek: “Gun, Bag of Money and Video Camera.” Found under the fireplace.
What expectations should you have when conducting a home inspection on the property you have under contract? Here’s a helpful article to give you the overview of the process and the people involved.
A quick once-over of the items on this list may improve the safety and security of your home and could protect your family and friends. It is important to periodically pay attention to these things because things change over time. Security Does each exterior door have a deadbolt? Does the lock on each window work? […]
Daniel Brumsted of Environmental Testing Lab, Inc. in Annapolis, MD gives an explanation of what to expect when inspecting a septic system when buying a home. Homeowners are advised to have their septic tanks pumped every two years to ensure a properly operating system and to head off potential costly repairs. When buying always ask […]
When you are selling your home, one of the problems that can occur when the buyer has a home inspection performed, involves underground storage tanks. Occasionally, we run into an underground storage tank (UST) and sometimes they are used for gasoline, but most often they are used for heating oil. Underground tanks are subject to […]