Category: Florida Home Inspections
new construction inspection
Why You Should Order a Builder One-Year Warranty Inspection
The single most important reason new homeowners should have their home inspected before the end of the first year of ownership is to document deficiencies and/or concerns before the builder transfers the warranty to a 3rd-party warranty provider. The builder is required to notify the 3rd-party warranty provider of any known issues. Depending upon the […]
Florida Home Inspections
When Flippers Get It Wrong
When flippers get it wrong… you inherit the problem.
Florida Home Inspections
First-Time Home Buyers
Every homeowner was a “first-time home buyer” at one time. Do you understand obsolescence?
Home Inspectors Jacksonville
Tips Before Listing Your Home for Sale
Thinking of listing your home for sale? Take note of these tips before you list and maybe you will save time and aggravation later.
Help Is On The Way For Florida Homeowners!
Effective June 30, 2022, Senate Bill 2-D will now provide some relief to Florida homeowners who are struggling with cancellations, renewals, and premium costs.
The Florida 4-Point Insurance Report
Your offer was accepted. You did your due diligence, or maybe you didn’t…maybe you’re just delighted at the prospect of being a homeowner in Florida. You paid over list price; no big deal…homes in Florida are still a bargain compared to many areas around the country, and you beat 16 competing offers to get this […]
When Termites Swarm
The first thing is – don’t panic! Termite swarms are common in Florida. Different termite species swarm much of the year in Florida in their quest to establish new colonies, but few actually survive.
Indoor air testing
What Every Consumer Should Understand About Air Sampling for Mold
Mold testing using non-viable air sampling is commonplace, but what are these reports telling the consumer? The answer is, not much. In fact, these reports often create confusion especially when the inspector is unable to explain what the report means. If they could explain the meaning, generally the correct explanation would be, “it means nothing.”
Updated Florida Homeowner Insurance Requirements
Insurance carriers in Florida are making it very difficult to obtain and maintain homeowner’s insurance. In short, they are not willing to carry risk beyond the main perils (fire, lightning, windstorm, explosion, smoke, and vandalism). You are also typically covered for aircraft/vehicle collision and riot/civil commotion (although this may be excluded in some areas due […]
Home Inspectors In St. Augustine, FL
St. Augustine, FL is a vibrant community with a rich heritage, but it also has many older homes, and it is well known as a hot spot for termites. In fact, it has one of the highest infestation rates in the state for both the Eastern and Formosan subterranean termite. Hiring an inexperienced home inspector […]