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Cost of a Home Inspection

The first question that always comes up, especially for first time buyers, is “what is the Cost of a Home Inspection?” And the answer varies on the scope of the services provided. Typical prices range anywhere from a low of

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Pre-delivery Inspection, should you hire an inspector?

As many new home purchases these days are of the condo or town home variety, and as many of those are newly built, is it necessary to have an qualified home inspector look over your property? In this article from

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Spring Home Maintenance Tips

Spring Home Maintenance Tips The following are some spring home maintenance tips to make sure your home has survived the long cold winter and that you are staying on top of any issues that may have arisen over the winter

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Spring Home Inspection

Spring Home Inspection Take advantage of a beautiful spring day to take a look around the outside of your house.  A careful inspection will save you frustration and expense in the future. You don’t have to fix everything the same

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Spring Home Inspection Tips

Some Spring Home Inspection tips from an oldie but a goodie, Bob Vila is always a good summary read to get you ready for the spring. While you may be contemplating selling or buying a home (which makes home inspection

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Property Condition Statements

Property Condition Statements If you are in the market for a new home, or in the midst of selling one, you may have come across a relatively new term, the PCS or “Property Condition Statements”. There are a number of

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Home Owners Inspection Services 2015

Home Owners Inspection 2015 Edition As we start in to the new year with a frigid blast of cold we are reminded (unfortunately) that we live in a Northern climate, and despots some unseasonably warm winters lately (and earlier this

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Qualified Home Inspection Equals Peace of Mind

Peace of Mind for Homebuyers The most importance thing that a prospective property owner needs to know about inspection is simple, you need one! Of all the things that can and will go wrong during the ownership of your property,

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First Time Home Buyers, Still Leaping without Looking

First Time Home Buyers In a recent Toronto Star article outlining the top mistakes made by first time buyers, the lack of a home inspection was still listed in the top ten. And that got me thinking, what exactly is

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Preparing for a Home Inspection

Preparing for a Home Inspection In much the same way that you would get your home straightened up for an “open house” you should also spend some time Preparing for a Home Inspection. For a seller, preparing your home for

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