How Long Will Your House Last?
Most people understand building components have a life cycle or useful life expectancy, but they rarely plan or budget for replacement. If you are buying a resale home, you should also understand you may need to replace aged components and budget accordingly.
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Real-Estate Market in Jacksonville, FL
The real-estate market just west of Jacksonville, FL is still a buyers’ market. Many people don’t think of looking for a home west of downtown; it’s just not the vogue thing to do but you should.
Florida Home Inspections
Home Inspectors in Jacksonville, FL
There are a lot of home inspectors in the Jacksonville, Florida metro area. Some are good and some are not so good. Some are very experienced and some almost have no experience. Some will rave about the number of reviews they have while downplaying their actual experience or qualifications beyond that of a home inspector […]
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What Should Your Home Inspection Report Tell You?
The State of Florida regulates home inspectors and by law, home inspectors must convey basic information included in the Standards of Practice for a Home Inspector. This includes a visual inspection of the primary building components such as the plumbing, electrical, exterior, roof, built-in appliances, and site conditions that may affect the structure. The Inspector […]
Jacksonville Mold Inspection
Common Mold in Your Florida Home
Common mold in your Florida home What you and your realtor should know about mold and mold testing A few home inspector associations and their laboratories are pushing home inspectors to sell mold sampling and mold warranties to homebuyers. As if the internet based, mold testing scammers were not enough, these companies have decided […]