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Staying Safe While Buying Or Selling A Home

Even during our current health crisis, people still need to buy and sell their homes. PLAN Inspections is here to help with your home buying process. We are taking every precaution to prevent the spread of the illness.

Another Reason To Always Hire A Home Inspector

On a recent inspection, I was speaking to a buyer before beginning my inspection. I always ask the customer if there is anything with the home that they are greatly concerned about. She told me that the seller told her that the roof was recently repaired, so she just wanted to verify that the repairs were appropriate. Unfortunately, not everyone is honest when they are trying to “seal the deal” on a home sale

Tips for Potential Buyers Before the Inspection

The home inspection report is one of the most important parts of a home buyer’s due diligence process. The report provides details of the conditions that need to be prioritized for repairs and remediation. It is also the best critical negotiating tool to get the best deal.

Questions To Ask Your Home Inspector After Your Inspection

The home inspection report will almost certainly reveal things that you don’t want to hear. However, most problems found by the home inspector can be easily managed with a cool head and an experienced real estate professional negotiating on your behalf. The important thing is to understand what it is that the inspection report says.

Why New Construction Inspections Are A Good Idea

Many people think that new construction homes don’t need a home inspection. Every builder is not the same, and unfortunately, not every builder pays close attention to details or quality of their sub-contractors’ work. This is why EVERY home needs a home inspection.

Using Smart Home Tech To Prepare For The Next Weather Emergency

Even as our homes become more high-tech, we remain at the mercy of Mother Nature when big storms occur. There is not much we can do to stop high winds, flooding, power outages, etc. However, using the right smart home technology can give us all an edge in keeping our homes protected during an emergency.