Now What? Next steps after the home inspection

You just had the home you are trying to buy inspected, what's next? Hopefully you attended the inspection and you are aware of the things your inspector found. I like to go over a preview of my report with my clients at the end of every inspection so they can ask questions and see issues … Continue reading Now What? Next steps after the home inspection

Common Roof Defects: Nail Pops

Popped nail heads can lead to potential water leaks in your roof. The nail pops pictured can be cause by the heating and cooling of the roof material, then the roof nail can work it's way out of the roof sheathing. Initially, the popped nail head will lift the shingle that overlaps the nail head. … Continue reading Common Roof Defects: Nail Pops

Why you Should Consider a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

Eventually, your buyers are going to conduct an inspection. You may as well know what they are going to find by getting there first.  Having a pre-listing inspection performed ahead of time helps in many other ways, such as: It allows you to see your home through the eyes of a critical and neutral third … Continue reading Why you Should Consider a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

Choosing the Right Home Inspector

Buying a home?  It's probably the most expensive purchase you'll ever make.  This is no time to shop for a cheap inspection.  The cost of a home inspection is very small relative to the value of the home being inspected.  The additional cost of hiring an InterNACHI-Certified Professional Inspector® is almost insignificant. You have recently been crunching the numbers, negotiating … Continue reading Choosing the Right Home Inspector