Category Archives: Home Inspectors

Why Use a Realtor® with New Home Construction?

What is the need if the sales representative in the builder’s sales office can write up the offer for me? That’s a legitimate question and an easy one to answer. There are obvious reasons and then not-so-obvious ones. 1. The … Continue reading

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So You Say You Want a Great Deal on a Short Sale?

What you don’t know in real estate is always the biggest challenge we face as consumers. How can you find out about that home you so desperately want so you can make a smart offer? With a short sale, there … Continue reading

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Should You Repair it Yourself?

My husband can fix just about anything. For crying out loud, he built our house from nothing. He had help, of course, and we hired professionals when his expertise was lacking. But honestly, he can watch someone do or fix … Continue reading

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Hiring Mr. Find-a-Problem

We’ve all probably met him or even worked with him.  That home inspector with the nervous twitch and desperate need to find something wrong…you know that guy.  Whether you’re a listing agent or buyer’s agent, a buyer or a seller, … Continue reading

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