When planning a project, be realistic about what you can do yourself. The following are just a few things you might want to steer clear of.
No one wants to think about the worst-case scenario or worry about things they have no control over, like losing their home in a wildfire. By doing wildfire mitigation, homeowners can increase their safety and reduce the risk to life and property.
Many people are asking themselves “What’s the sense of me not going out if I have somebody who’s going out to multiple houses coming to my house?” Home-repair companies were never ordered to put away their tools, however, business practices have shifted to meet the moment.
When the inspection is complete, make a point of doing a walk-through of your future home with the inspector. It is helpful to see firsthand any issues.
All home inspections should include the inspection of all smoke and carbon monoxide detectors/alarms.
Carefully preparing for your home inspection and addressing any potential issues before the inspection occurs can help expedite the process.
When purchasing a home an inspection is typically part of the process which is done after a contract is signed. There are however, some items home buyers can do prior to the inspection.
Working from home can be a blessing, but it can also come with challenges. Telecommuting requires some adjustments in habits and routines and it is important that both employers and employees understand how to live and work healthily from home.
Older or historic homes provide some unique challenges for inspectors and prospective buyers.
Are you purchasing a recently built home or building your dream home? A home inspection is recommended in both scenarios.
Fire mitigation is a series of steps that you can take to reduce the risk of a wildfire damaging or destroying your property. It includes assessing the risks around your property and your responsibility in mitigating them, thereby creating a defensible space.
Inspections can make or break a sale for both sellers and buyers. For this reason, the inspection process can be somewhat terrifying.
Spring is here – the most popular time to list a home for sale. If you are ready to sell and want to help the process go smoothly, consider a pre-listing home inspection.
Home inspections are limited, non-invasive, examinations of the condition of a home. The sale of a home is often contingent on a home inspection.
Everything seems to be getting cleaned these days. Beyond disinfecting all your high-touch surfaces, consider tackling some of the tasks you avoid doing.
The American Society of Home Inspectors believes that home inspections may continue during the COVID-19 outbreak when prudent safety precautions are practiced, and when performing the inspection does not conflict with government orders and recommendations.
Most of us will be spending a lot of time at home for a while due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Giving your house a good spring cleaning could keep you busy.
When you list your home for sale the prospect of a pending inspection can be stressful. A lot of real estate transaction stress is the result of surprises.
Take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with these basic tips that can help you understand a home inspection report more effectively.
If you are concerned you may lose your dream home by adding an inspection contingency but still want to make sure you are protected, consider a pre-offer inspection.
Home buyers living in areas of the country where snowfall is common, such as Colorado, should be aware of the limitations of a winter home inspection.