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Electrical Systems and Home Inspection

One of the major systems in your potential home that a home inspector needs to concentrate on is the electrical systems. It can be one of the most expensive systems to deal with if in fact it needs to be

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Home Inspection, key step for home owners

Real estate season is in full swing, and whether you are in the market for a condo or single family home, dealing with an overheated market and bidding wars, or a slow area where sellers outnumber buyers, a home inspection

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What is the Value of a Home Inspection?

In this overheated market which is called the GTA we have all seemingly swallowed the notion that a single family home should be edging towards the million dollar mark. Two bedroom condo’s routinely sell for 3-400K and we see all

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Qualified and Accredited Home Inspection

A recent home inspection scam that was reported on in Hurricane West Virginia, once again highlights the importance of making sure that you are dealing with not only someone with experience, but that you are receiving a qualified and accredited

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Home Inspection in a Sellers Market

A recent online article in the Tennessean.com echoed the sentiments that many here in the GTA have remarked regarding the value of home inspection in a sellers market. “I am a single woman trying to buy a home here in Nashville

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Can you “Fail” a home inspection?

A home inspection, especially one done by a qualified and certified home inspector, is a crucial part of the home buying process. There are however, some common misconceptions about the process, and one of the most common in that a

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Cracks, a Home Inspection Warning Sign

Cracks, Wall & Ceiling Warning Signs “A partial split or break; a fissure.” “That’s how the dictionary defines a crack. As a home inspector, I see cracks as the writing on the wall. Generally, the crack itself is not the trouble, but

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Home Inspection and Technology

Home Inspection, Changed by Technology Like many things in our lives over the past 20 years, home inspection has been affected greatly by the influx of modern and inexpensive technology. Even something as simple as taking pictures of a property

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First Time Home Buyers, Home Inspection

Home Inspection is Crucial for First Time Home Buyers We have long been proponents of the value of a home inspection by a certified inspector, and for obvious reasons, we are in the business after all. However this goes double

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5 Home Buying Warning Signs

Home Buying Warning Signs When faced with the hot Toronto real estate market, rising home costs, low inventory and the prevalence of all-cash offers, you may feel compelled to make an offer right away if you are lucky to find something appealing, in the

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