Home inspection errors that cost home buyers money.
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Moving from two incomes to a single income can be a strain for any household. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to make this transition a smoother one, whether your move to a single income is
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Are sewer inspections a good idea for old houses, or all houses? If you had asked me this question a few years ago, I would have told you old houses. In fact, I told a lot of people that. Today, howe
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Gas appliance connectors aren’t the same as gas piping. Gas appliance connectors are devices that connect gas appliances to gas piping, kind of like a cord connects an electrical appliance to an
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When a home buyer asks a seller to make repairs to a property after a home inspection, how do the repairs get verified? Do they get verified? The post Are re-inspections necessary? appeared first on
Does the seller need to fix this? This is a common question we're asked when we find defects at houses that we inspect, and the answer is always no. The post Does the seller need to fix this? appeare
I recently had a home inspector ask me how hot is too hot when it comes to circuit breakers and switches. The post Hot circuit breakers and dimmer switches appeared first on Structure Tech Home Inspe
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The separation between a garage and a house is commonly referred to as a firewall, but that’s not accurate. I hear the term firewall thrown around a lot, and it’s always used incorrectly when it
I get a lot of training questions from aspiring home inspectors about how to get into this business and how to get trained. I have some advice for people who don’t get hired by a company with an es
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By Cassie Steele A Clean Home Sells Faster The average home is seen 8-10 times (study by Sage Real Estate) before it sells. This means that you need to make sure that your house is clean and declut
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Safely Securing A Mortgage Written by Cassie Steele Canada is in a golden age for mortgages. Bank of Canada’s latest figures revealed that whilst households are in larger amounts of debt than eve
by Nick Gromicko interNACHI A very important article discussing the importance of Carbon Monoxide Detection and the poisoning effects when found in your home. Also discuses carbon monoxide detectors p
Whether you’re a first-time home buyer or a veteran homeowner downsizing or trading up, these valuable home inspection tips can he
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THE BIGGEST HOME INSPECTION MISTAKES THAT YOU SHOULD AVOID When you are moving into a new home, one of the best things that you can do is get a home inspection. It will not only ensure you are able to
It is true, that purchasing a home or business is one of the biggest investments we make during our lifetime. It can be emotional, stressful and overwhelming at times. The good news is – you don’t
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