Repairs to Make Before You Sell Your Home

  Part 1: The Interior Homeowners that are thinking about selling obviously want to maximize their profit. Some tackle large remodel projects looking for a huge return on investment. While buyers love a new kitchen, other unattended issues can tank the sale of...

Top 5 Questions from First Time Home Buyers

  Buying a new home can be a fun but stressful experience. It can be especially difficult for first time homebuyers if they don’t know how to navigate the process. Here are 5 of the top questions that first time home buyers have about home inspections....

The Grandfather Clause

Just because It’s Grandfathered ……Doesn’t Make it Safe In this blog I’m going to discuss the Grandfather Clause, how it applies to your home inspection and why it doesn’t necessarily equal safety. The grandfather clause has been around for a long time and...

Thinking About Moving to the La Crosse Area?

6 Reasons to Move to the Coulee Region If you’re reading this it’s probably because you’re considering a move to the coulee region.  Whether it’s a new job bringing you here or you’re just looking for a change, the La Crosse area is a great place to live. ...

How To Prepare For a Home Inspection

The Top 6 Ways to have a Successful Home Inspection Preparing properly for a home inspection will lead to the best possible outcome for buyers and sellers. Here are 6 of the top ways to get the best results.       1.  Tidy Up Home inspectors are human too.  We know...

It’s a New Year

6 New Years Resolutions For Homeowners Forget giving up carbs, cutting back on social media or joining a gym (especially if you know you won’t really follow through)! This year try resolutions that will keep your family safe and save you money. It might require a...

Common Defects in a Home Inspection

Part 8:  Everything Else   In this last blog of the series, I want to touch on just a few additional areas. Last but not least, the attic, crawl spaces and foundations can house potentially the most expensive fixes in the entire home. Attic While not my favorite...
Common Defects in a Home Inspection

Common Defects in a Home Inspection

Part 7:  HVAC I know I indicated in part 6 of this series that part 7 would be a wrap up of everything else. Once I got into HVAC, I decided it warranted its own post. Although I’ve touched on HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) in other parts of...

Common Defects in a Home Inspection

Part 6:   The Basement Homeowners are often confused by basements in a real estate transaction. In this installment of common defects found in a Home Inspection, I will discuss the several types of basements and how each of them are inspected. I will also review...