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What Should A Buyer Do During A Home Inspection?

By |2023-01-05T08:58:02-07:00January 5th, 2023|Ask Your Inspector, Pre-Purchase Home Inspections|

Purchasing a home is a whirlwind of a process with lots of moving parts. Sometimes it's hard to know what to do and when to do it, especially if you are a first time home buyer. One of the most crucial stages of the home buying process is the home inspection. As a home inspection company, [...]

Should You Attend the Home Inspection

By |2022-02-17T12:07:11-07:00February 17th, 2022|Ask Your Inspector, Pre-Purchase Home Inspections|

One of the questions we are asked on a regular basis by home buyers is "Should you attend the home inspection?" For our pre-purchase home inspections, we highly recommend that all buyers attend and engage with the inspector to understand the condition of the home.  There are a number of reasons this is helpful and [...]

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Zillow Offers iBuyer Collapse – What This Means For Colorado Housing

By |2021-11-22T09:52:24-07:00November 15th, 2021|Ask Your Inspector, Industry Update|

Unless you have been ignoring the everyday news cycle, you've probably heard the story of Zillow's great rise and recent fall in the iBuyer real estate world. Zillow announced at the end of October that it would be completely closing its "Zillow Offers" division and would immediately stop buying homes. This included a layoff of [...]

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Why Are Home Inspections So Expensive?

By |2021-09-13T14:37:31-06:00September 13th, 2021|Ask Your Inspector, Pre-Purchase Home Inspections|

Home inspections are a very important part of the home buying process. But why are home inspections expensive you ask? While we believe our fees are reasonable and in line with the market, this question is very highly searched on Google. Our home inspections range from $315 to $1000 based on the size of the [...]

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What Will Fail A Home Inspection?

By |2021-05-20T15:48:26-06:00May 20th, 2021|Ask Your Inspector, Pre-Purchase Home Inspections|

What will "fail" a home inspection, i.e. what issue(s) will cause a buyer not to go forward with the purchase of a home? It is a question that is asked frequently by buyers that work with us, and also by many individuals on Google search! It's a good question and an important one. However, the [...]

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A Home Inspection In A Low Inventory Market

By |2021-03-16T10:01:35-06:00March 16th, 2021|Ask Your Inspector, Pre-Purchase Home Inspections|

If you have been hunting for a house in the Front Range of Colorado lately, you'll likely understand the term "low inventory." If you are an agent, it's likely one of the first things you tell your clients. Housing inventory in Colorado is LOW. There just aren't that many homes on the market right now. [...]

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What Extra Add-On Services Should You Consider?

By |2021-02-15T12:47:27-07:00February 15th, 2021|Ask Your Inspector, Pre-Purchase Home Inspections|

We offer many add-on services that can be performed alongside your home inspection. We consider ourselves a one-stop inspection shop! But which add-on services should you consider? We break it down for you here.

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2020 Inspection Highlights and Fails

By |2020-12-16T13:50:15-07:00December 16th, 2020|Inspection Connection, Picture Of The Month, Pre-Purchase Home Inspections|

Last year, we created our first annual home inspection fails blog. We combined a bunch of funny / wow / unbelievable photos our team of inspectors captured over the year. This time around we are adding in some positives as well. Some fun finds that pop up when you are exploring the wonderful world of [...]

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Do You Pay For A Home Inspection Out Of Pocket?

By |2021-12-27T11:38:38-07:00May 29th, 2020|Ask Your Inspector, Pre-Purchase Home Inspections|

Ask Your Inspector Series: Question: Do You Pay For A Home Inspection Out Of Pocket? Answer: Generally, you as a buyer pay for the home inspection as you want the information of the report to be in your best interest. In uncommon situations, your agent may offer to pay for your inspection [...]

Do home inspectors give repair estimates?

By |2021-12-27T11:35:54-07:00March 9th, 2020|Ask Your Inspector, Pre-Purchase Home Inspections|

Ask Your Inspector Series: Question: After a home inspection is performed, do home inspectors give repair estimates to the buyer? Answer: Home inspector's are an independent 3rd party and typically do not quote repairs and these numbers can be inaccurate. It is best that you and your real estate agent receive quotes [...]

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