What Is The Difference Between a Home Inspection and an Appraisal?

If you are buying a home for the first time, you may think an appraisal and a home inspection are the same thing. They aren’t. They are both important factors in the home buying process but are completely separate even though they have some similar features. Here are...

Sell Your Home Faster & for More Money

Top 4 Reasons to Get a Home Inspection BEFORE You List Your Home! Whether you are using a realtor or going it on your own, there are benefits to getting a pre-listing home inspection. While the buyer typically orders and pays for a home inspection in the real estate...

The Inspection Contingency.

    The dictionary defines a contingency as “a future event or circumstance that is possible but cannot be predicted with certainty.” That’s an accurate definition for home buying contingencies, as well. When you include these items in a...

Defects Found? Don’t Freak Out

Though most inspections are not technically pass-fail, when your pest, property and roof inspections collectively come out either terrific or tragically terrible, the decision to proceed or back out can come easy.   Similarly, when you get the place at a discount...

Three Deadly Mistakes Not To Make When Buying A Home

Deadly Mistake #1: Thinking you can’t afford it. Many people who thought that buying the home they wanted was simply out of their reach are now enjoying a new lifestyle in their very own homes. Buying a home is the smartest financial decision you will ever...