The Overly-Disclaimed Home Inspection Report

So, if the home inspection report you received is somewhere north of fifty pages, maybe even one hundred, then you may be the victim of the overly-disclaimed home inspection report. The report reads more like a word problem from ninth-grade algebra: In an occupied home with furnishings . . . depending on usage . .

The Listing Agent Home Inspection Drive-by

There are few things in the home inspection business that annoy me more than the listing agent home inspection drive-by. The neighbor’s dog barking at me through the fence while I’m trying to safely inspect the wiring in an electrical panel, the greasy cooking range that I can’t touch without getting my fingers sticky, and

The Agent has a Handyman

The agent has a handyman. How convenient is that! No matter the problem, leaky roof, bad wiring, clogged drains, etc., the agent has the solution: the handyman, the guy who is uniquely unqualified to fix anything and can fix everything. He’s a magic wand of sorts, the handyman, who has been waved over many a

Home Inspection Drama

Very nicely dressed, heels, hair done, fresh make-up, in complete control of her dignity while stooped over a hose faucet, the real estate agent makes the third and finally successful try at cracking the new weekly secret code to open the lockbox. “There we go,” she says. Key in hand and with a barely noticeable

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