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6 Tips That Will Help You Get the Most Out of Your Home Inspection

  A home inspection may be one of the last things that needs to be done before the deal is sealed. However, it’s very important to have a proper inspection done so that you can ensure you’re offering price is appropriate for the home you’re getting. If you’re prepping for an inspection soon, here are… Continue reading 6 Tips That Will Help You Get the Most Out of Your Home Inspection

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How to Determine the Price of Your Home for Sale

  Many people rely on the price they paid for their home as a starting point for selling, but with the ever-shifting tides of the real estate market, the price paid is not always the best metric to go by. If you’re putting your home up for sale and are looking for the ideal price… Continue reading How to Determine the Price of Your Home for Sale

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Home inspection and negotiation

Recently, the inventory of homes for sale has grown to an all-time high. As a result home prices have declined in many major markets for the first time in almost a decade. Many home buyers are holding out, assuming that they will get a better deal down the road, but savvy buyers are not waiting.… Continue reading Home inspection and negotiation

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Important information about home inspections

Despite the downturn in the housing market, millions of homes will still be bought and sold. At a time when price negotiations have become more vigorous, many buyers and sellers neglect one important element that could cost them thousands of dollars: the home inspection. Mike Kuhn, co-author of The Pocket Idiot’s Guide to Home Inspections… Continue reading Important information about home inspections

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How to know if your home inspector is legit

  A professional home inspection helps consumers learn about the condition of a home before making a purchase, but not all home inspectors are created equal. According to HouseMaster, the oldest and most experienced name in home inspections, consumers often only ask for information about fees, but price should not be the deciding factor. Saving… Continue reading How to know if your home inspector is legit

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10 Questions to Ask Home Inspectors

  Before you make your final buying or selling decision, you should have the home inspected by a professional. An inspection can alert you to potential problems with a property and allow you to make an informed decision. Ask these questions to prospective home inspectors: Will your inspection meet recognized standards?Ask whether the inspection and… Continue reading 10 Questions to Ask Home Inspectors

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What a Home Inspection Should Cover

Home inspections will vary depending on the type of property you are purchasing. A large historic home, for example, will require a more specialized inspection than a small condominium. However, the following are the basic elements that a home inspector will check. You can also use this list to help you evaluate properties you might… Continue reading What a Home Inspection Should Cover