Common Defects Found in a Home Inspection

Part 5: The Garage I’m sure most people think the Garage is an afterthought or less important part of the home inspection. It’s not!  Garages have mechanical features that can be hazardous. They also store gas powered autos and equipment which can be a fire safety...

Common Defects Found in a Home Inspection

Part 4: The Interior In Part 4 of Common Defects Found in a Home Inspection, I focused on basic interior details. Some basic areas of inspection have been mentioned in previous articles but I will get a little more specific to help you understand why they are areas of...

Common Defects Found in a Home Inspection

Part 3: The Kitchen The kitchen is a major point of inspection as there can be a wide array of problems including plumbing and non working appliances.  In Part 3 of Common Defects Found on a Home Inspection, I will discuss the extent of testing and common issues...

Common Defects Found In A Home Inspection

Part 2: The Grounds Home sellers often think that the house is the only thing home inspectors look at. In fact, we are required to inspect the entire property. There are actually many areas that we evaluate outside of the house, including service walks, driveways,...

Common Defects Found on a Home Inspection

Part 1: Roof Issues Home inspectors can find a wide variety of defects in a home. They can be anything from minor issues that the homeowner can fix themselves to major structural issues that will require a professional contractor. Being aware of common problem areas...

10 Home Inspection Myths

Myth #1 – A Home inspection determines value A home inspection is not an appraisal and shouldn’t be confused with one. An appraisal determines the value of a home and a home inspection examines the condition of a home. If you are looking for a fair market value...

When Should I Schedule My Home Inspection?

    4 Reasons to Schedule Your Home Inspection ASAP   If you are buying a home and are wondering when you should schedule your home inspection, the answer is as soon as possible!  When you submit an offer to purchase a home, have an inspection...