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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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 …

Home Maintenance Tips to Prepare for Winter

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Winter is just around the corner here in Western North Carolina and you may need to do some home maintenance to ensure that your house is ready for the cold winter months ahead. When you prepare your house before the cold arrives, you can help to prevent bigger problems for yourself later in the year. There are many things that …

Home Maintenance Inspections in Asheville

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In a previous blog post, we mentioned the fact that we provide home maintenance inspections in Asheville in addition to our affordable home inspections in Asheville. In this post we want to delve a little deeper into what is covered during a home inspection. Maintenance Items We Review Roof Covering & Roof Structure In most instances our home inspectors will …