The Impact of Weather on A Home Inspection
How can weather impact home inspections? I often am asked about weather conditions by clients and how will that impact the home inspection process, occasionally I have client call to re-schedule an inspection because rain is forecasted that day. While snow may be an issue and hinder seeing exterior components, I absolutely do not like […]
Sewer Line Inspections – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
Importance of Sewer Line inspections As a home buyer you are presented with a variety of inspection options to consider while having a Home Inspection. There are considerations and systems that are out of scope of the typical home inspection, services such as Wood Destroying Insect (Termite) inspections and Radon Testing are two of the […]
How Photos, Videos & Hyperlinks Enhance Your Home Inspection Report?
Understanding the Elements of Inspection Report In a previous article, I wrote about “what to Expect from Your Home Inspection” and I wanted to follow up and help you understand how various elements of the inspection report can help you understand the information about your home. First off there are several versions of the reports […]
Choosing the Right Home Inspector in Newtown Square, PA
Importance of choosing the right home inspector Choosing the right home inspector may seem intimidating, but choosing the wrong one may cost you valuable time and money. Many new home buyers these days know very little about homes, the systems in their homes and how to maintain them so that they have an enjoyable safe […]
Summer vegetables at your local farm
I stopped on Saturday after an inspection to see what was up at Sugartown Strawberries farm on Sugartown Road. It was the first day they were selling their local corn, tomatoes and peppers. They also had local honey from the bees on their farm site. I also bought a pint of Valentine Tomatoes, a grape […]
Why Should You Have Your Home Inspected
“The fact is, you should get a home inspection because buying a home may be the single biggest purchase and investment you will make in your lifetime and you NEED to do everything in your power to protect that investment” The average buyer pays between $150,000 and $350,000 for a home, the home inspection with […]
“Code” & The Home Inspection
Homes built today are constructed according to building codes, a set of rules that specify the standards for construction. As home inspectors we are “generalists”, we are not usually trained in code, so we generally do not use code to backup our statements. In some cases, a particular issue may have been installed “according to code” when […]
Are you considering waiving your Inspection Rights……..
I get it, its a tough market and you have probably lost out on a number of bidding wars and it is frustrating. Someone suggested you waive your inspection rights as a way to entice the seller to accept your proposal, but is that really in your best interest? There are two issues to consider […]