Real Estate Agents Need To Talk

Real Estate Agents Need To Talk To One Another!

Real Estate Agents Need To Talk To One Another! As a buyer’s agent, you have an immense amount of responsibility; from writing the first Offer To Purchase, to closing the deal, there are a number of items that you must accomplish to insure a smooth transaction. One of those items is helping your client select a home inspector and getting …

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Foggy Windows And Broken Seals – Home Inspection Items

There are countless articles on the internet concerning cloudy windows, but I felt I had to say something, because we see it ALL the time. The greatest disadvantage in cloudy windows is the hazing between the panes of glass. Some of the time this is only observable in the mornings, after that point it vanishes for whatever remains of the …

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Things We See When Inspecting Homes Around Asheville & Boone

The Things We See As Home Inspectors Folks please remember that tape is generally not considered the appropriate repair for a leaky sink drain. This little jewel along with many other problems are why you should never buy property without a home inspection.

Yet More Proof That Radon Gas Should Be Tested For

Radon gas is everywhere and we always recommend performing a test on your residence or one you are considering for purchase to make sure that the concentrations are below the EPA’s action levels (4.0pCi/l).  Here is an article from NBC News that helps shed a little more light on the subject. Ohhh ya and the evils of fracking!!! article html: http://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/could-fracking-raise-lung-cancer-risk-n338146 …

Home Inspections Are Not Always Sunny…

As a home inspector, in Asheville, I am hired to review and inspect properties that are 9 out of 10 times that are under contract to be purchased.  We are hired by the buyer a high percentage of the time and are generally referred to that client by their real estate agent or friend.  Most of the time, home inspections …

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Hi-Tech Homes Have Hi-Tech Mechanicals – Mountains To Sea Inspections

Today’s home builders are building hi-tech homes! These are not your mom & dad’s traditional stick built home from the 70’s with simple electrical, mechanical and plumbing systems.  A LOT of the homes today are Energy Star Certified and/or LEED or Healthy Built Certified.  These new systems require that the home inspector you are going to choose be fluent in …

Our First Write Up Concerning Home Inspections In Asheville

This article was originally published here: Preparing Your House For A Home Inspection Preparing Your House for a Home Inspection: An Interview with Shannon Williams of Mountains To Sea Inspections By Shannon Williams Tell us a little bit about yourself, your company, and its foundation. I am Shannon Williams and I started Mountains To Sea Inspections in 2013 with Brian Barrett. I …