When to choose your own home inspector.

So your offer has been accepted on a new home. It’s time to schedule your home inspection. Your realtor says here’s a list of a few home inspectors, why don’t you check their prices? Sounds like a good idea, Right? Oh, what does this really mean? It means that you’ve been told to use the lowest common denominator to make the biggest financial decision of your life, instead of, how…

Pre-Listing Inspections, A quicker way to sell

“If you’re selling a home, you’ll get the highest price in the shortest time, if your home is in top condition”. You’ll want to find out about any hidden problems before your house goes on the market. Almost all sales contracts include the condition that the contract is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory home inspection. This is known as the inspection contingency. Buyers will insist on a professional home…

Foreclosed homeowners back in market

Are boomerang buyers returning to the market? This nickname has been given to people who lost a home to foreclosure, but are ready to buy again, now or in the near future. We think it also applies to people who had a bankruptcy or damaged their credit during the recession. Many boomerang buyers belong to either the gen X or baby boomer generations. According to real estate tracking sites, almost a…