Frequently asked questions about home inspections!

Frequently asked questions about home inspections!

Home inspecting is a fun, wild, unpredictable world that I’ve been immersed in for almost 20 years.  Throughout that time, I’ve been asked a lot of questions and seen a lot of things. It’s a process of constant learning and that’s what makes it fun.  There are a few...
Are Home Inspections Required?

Are Home Inspections Required?

A common thought in the non-inspector world is that home inspections are required. If you have not bought or sold a home in years, you may not even know what home inspections are. However, in the last 30 years or so, a home inspection is a common practice as part of...
Home Maintenance Inspections

Home Maintenance Inspections

The market today is unlike anything we have seen in decades. Since I’ve been inspecting (17 years) there has not been anything like the lack of inventory, elevated prices, and demand for housing. While this is good for the seller and the real estate agent, it can be...
Can Contractors Perform Home Inspections?

Can Contractors Perform Home Inspections?

Occasionally potential home owners will bypass the inspection in favor of a family friend who happens to be a “contractor”.  Typically, this is someone who builds, remodels, or repairs houses, or components of houses.  However, this does not qualify them to inspect a...