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 …

Asheville Roof Inspection

Home Inspection Checklist Item – Roof Inspections

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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 …

Millenial Homeowner

Millennials Need Help with Home Maintenance

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I read an interesting article yesterday on CNBC ( Most Millennial Homeowners Have Buyer’s Remorse), in which the author claims: Nearly 2 in 3, 63% percent, of millennial homeowners surveyed by Bankrate.com have regrets about buying a home. This is compared to the national average of 44% of US homeowners who say they have regrets about purchasing a home. Surprisingly …

What matters in a home inspection report

What Really Matters in a Home Inspection Report

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Anyone who has ever bought a new house knows how nerve-racking this experience can be. One of the most stressful is the home inspection. This is an inspection that’s done to give you a better understanding of the state in which your new property is at the moment of the purchase. There are many instances of people not paying attention …