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15 May, 2018
15 May, 2018

One of the best parts of being a homeowner is the freedom to customize your space. From painting the walls to knocking them down, there are endless opportunities to put your own personal stamp on your home and make it yours. But before you dive into any renovations, you should know what they will cost you and how much of those costs you can expect to get back through appreciation when you sell.

9 Jan, 2018
9 Jan, 2018

An educational video explaining the deck ledger bolting pattern provisions of the 2009 and 2012 International Residential Code.

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by Patrick Clark on January 10,2017

Spending months to find the perfect home in your price range, only to have your mortgage application rejected, or a home inspection turn up expensive repairs, is a nightmare—one that is coming true with increasing frequency, according to a new report  from real estate listings website Trulia.

25 Aug, 2016

The idea of buying a home without having it inspected by a professional home inspector first seems almost unthinkable, but there also are many reasons for a seller to have an inspection before putting a home on the market.

01 Aug, 2016

Mike Phegley started his business, Napa Valley Home Inspections, in 2008 — right as the recession was taking hold on the economy.

“It was tough breaking in,” Alm admitted. But with persistence, he was able to survive the economic downturn.

10 Jun, 2016

Those buying a condo may think that they are in the clear when it comes to needing a home inspection. But that's not necessarily so, according to Stephen Moranis, former president of the Toronto Real Estate Board and a former Director of the Canadian Real Estate Association.

01 Jun, 2016

Whether a home inspector has to be licensed or abide by specific regulations to practice varies by state. Some states have no professional requirements for home inspectors.

31 May, 2016

Buyers can do a preliminary check of a home before putting in a bid, but nothing takes the place of a professional home inspection, according to an article in the Tri-County (Mich.) Times. In the article, staff reporter Vera Hogan wrote that making the home inspection a condition of the sale is a smart move.

14 Mar, 2016

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -Police say a California doctor apparently tried to get into the home of the man she had been dating by sliding down the chimney. Her decomposing body was found there days later.

14 Mar, 2016

Surgeon General Health Advisory
“Indoor radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States and breathing it over prolonged periods can present a significant health risk to families all over the country.

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