Seller’s Inspection Checklist
Odds are favorable that the buyer of your home will hire a home inspector to conduct a pre-purchase, due diligence home inspection as a condition of purchase. The home inspector will also prepare important insurance reports required by insurance carriers. While your buyer may be willing to accept some repairs or obsolescence in the home, […]
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 […]
Jacksonville Mold Inspection
Don’t Let Mold Take Over Your Home!
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 […]
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 […]
Foggy Windows in the Florida Sun
“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.
Building Inspection Jacksonville
Save Time and Money on Home Inspections Before You Make an Offer!
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. […]
Florida home inspection
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 […]