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new construction inspection

Why You Should Order a Builder One-Year Warranty Inspection

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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 […]

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Jacksonville Mold Inspection

Don’t Let Mold Take Over Your Home!

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Air leakage in our Florida homes is a major cause of indoor mold and poor air quality yet most “mold assessors” or “mold testers” fail to identify, or even inspect, for air leakage when they conduct indoor air quality or mold testing. Advising you have elevated spore counts of some specie of mold without identifying […]

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4-Point Inspection

The Florida 4-Point Insurance Report

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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 […]

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Home Inspection

Foggy Windows in the Florida Sun

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“Foggy windows” are common in Florida homes and the progression may look similar to these photographs over time. The “clouding” often starts near the bottom of the window and over time is spreads upward until the whole window is covered.

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Building Inspection Jacksonville

Save Time and Money on Home Inspections Before You Make an Offer!

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Hiring a home inspector in Jacksonville, FL is an important part of your home buying process; in fact, it may be the most important decision you make. Low inventory of both resale and new homes puts homebuyers at a disadvantage. It’s a sellers’ market. Competition is fierce and many homes are sold with multiple offers. […]

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Building Inspection Jacksonville

Real-Estate Market in Jacksonville, FL

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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.

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Florida home inspection

What Should Your Home Inspection Report Tell You?

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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 […]

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