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Environmental Issues Same Sex Couples Should Be Aware of When Buying a Home
There are environmental issues that you should be aware of before you purchase a home. If those issues arise after you purchase the home, it may be your responsibility to correct the problem rather than the sellers. Once you find a home that you are interested in, you should ask both your real estate agent and the seller if there are such issues. If the seller does not inform you of issues that he or she knew or should have […]
What You Should Know About Home Inspection Problems
Real estate agents generally recommend that buyers have a home inspection completed before purchasing a home. The purpose is to protect the buyer from issues with the home that were either unknown or undisclosed by the seller. There are no laws that require home inspections in any state, it is completely up to the buyer. What is Inspected? A home inspector will, at a minimum, check for the following: Roofing including shingles or tiles and flashing to make sure it […]
Hiring a Home Inspector – Don’t Settle for a Checklist!
Your dream home might have a yard that is big enough for your dog, a LGBT-friendly neighborhood full of gourmet coffee houses and antique shops or be within steps of where you work. However, before you sign on the dotted line it is important to determine whether or not the home literally has a good enough foundation to support your lifestyle by hiring a home inspector who can provide you with a detailed narrative report about the property’s physical condition […]