MTS Inspections now offers Septic Inspections!

Shannon Williams Septic Inspection, Uncategorized

Viking Septic Services Mountains To Sea Inspections is excited to announce we are now offering North Carolina certified septic inspections through Viking Septic Services! Now, you can schedule your Septic Inspections in Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson, Madison, McDowell, and Transylvania Counties when scheduling your home inspection, pest inspection, and radon testing in Western North Carolina online at The septic inspection …

Problem Home Inspection Report

Asheville Home Inspections Are Not Always Sunny – 2 BIG Ideas to Make Them Better

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Back a couple of years ago I first posted about the fact that Asheville home inspectors do not always have beautiful homes to look at. It can be found here: Home Inspections Are Not Always Sunny Now that I have several more years under my belt I thought I would provide an update on my thoughts on this subject. Asheville …

Asheville Home Inspections - Limits

Asheville Home Inspections – Limits of Home Inspections & Setting Expectations

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One of the most difficult aspects of providing home inspections in Asheville and surrounding areas, is making sure that there is a clear understanding between the client and the home inspector as to what the home inspection will and will not cover. These misunderstandings account for many a lawsuit and many hurt feelings. At Mountains to Sea Inspections, we strongly …

Do You Need to be Present for a Home Inspection

Do You Need to be Present for a Home Inspection?

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The process of buying or selling a home can be a very stressful one for both parties. After all, the results of a home inspection can completely change the course of the transaction. If a home inspection comes back reporting serious issues with a home, the sale may be ceased or delayed. However, a home inspection is an essential part …

Asheville Roof Inspection

Home Inspection Checklist Item – Roof Inspections

livninavl Inspectors Corner, Uncategorized

An Asheville Home Inspection Must Include the RoofAt Mountains To Sea Inspections, one of the most frequently asked home inspections questions we get is what inspections are performed on the roof. Its a very valid question, water damage and roof replacements are expensive and can be very disruptive. I feel that one of the reasons there is so much anxiety …

Mortgage Rates Are Down

Mortgage Rates See Biggest Weekly Drop – Fuels Buyers Demand

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Homebuyers looking for a reason to get off the fence and jump into the home buying process got their sign in March as interest rates on 30-year fixed-rate mortgages saw their biggest decline in over 10 years. This was outlined in an article that originally appeared on CNBC’s website. At the end of March 2019 the average 30 year fixed-rate …

New Construction WNC

Residential Construction Continues Upward Path

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Residential construction in the US had hit a soft patch last year showing four months of declining new home permits to close out 2018. The beginning of 2019 saw a huge reversal in that trend with single-family residential starts jumping 18.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.230 million units in January, according to the Commerce Department. This is …