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What Should You Do During Your Home Inspection?

  We realize that understanding the etiquette surrounding a home inspection can be confusing sometimes. So, we’ve decided to clear some things up for you!   First of all, you should absolutely attend the home inspection. This will gi

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New Construction Home Inspections: Are They Necessary?

[caption id="attachment_1125" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Newly constructed home[/caption]   In the midst of the last recession that crippled the U.S. real estate economy, new construction home inspections virtually disappeared. For seve

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Condo Inspections VS Home Inspections

  Though condos usually come with less responsibility and maintenance on the owner’s part, that certainly doesn’t mean you should skip the home inspection. A home inspection is just as necessary for a condo as it is for a full sized family

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London Ohio Real Estate Agent Did Not Want The Best For Home Buyers

I will admit, it is possible that I am slightly biased towards my own company. However when I have evidence to prove some things well then we believe it to be true. Like all industries there are a few unethical people. The unethical ones are very da

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The Costs of Hiring Individual Contractors vs Hiring a Single Home Inspector

As one of the largest home inspection companies in Central Ohio we get to hear lots of odd things. Some of of the things we hear are odd, some are unethical things that other do, and then some make no sense and seem to be intended to prevent full knowl

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Indicators That You May Have a Bad Home Inspector

Most home inspectors are good guys. They mean well and want to protect the home buying clients. However like all people that is a small percentage that may not be as good nor as honest as you want them to be. Below are some tips to help you select a ho

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Mold Behind Walls and Other Ridiculous Claims

As a home inspection company we sell all sorts of things during home inspections. We also come across and read a variety of social media posts and message boards with various issues and complaints. One situation that I have read twice online in only 2

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The Myth of Bleach for Killing Mold

As a home inspection company in Ohio, we come across mold often. Some people will state that it can not be claimed to be mold unless it is tested, however when it is fuzzy, looks like and smells like mold, it is very very likely mold. We can test it if

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Are they protecting home buyers or the deal?

[caption id="attachment_889" align="alignnone" width="424"] Got ethics question - word abstract in vintage letterpress wood type with a cup of coffee[/caption] Real estate agents are in a weird spot. They do not get paid unless the property get sold

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Molds and lung problems

[caption id="attachment_865" align="alignnone" width="279"] mold in a crawl space[/caption] In people who have chronic lung problems and compromised immune systems, exposure to Aspergillus mold can cause the infection, aspergillosis. Symptoms includ

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