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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 Answer: Home inspector's are an independent 3rd party and typically do not quote repairs and these numbers can be inaccurate.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 [...]
Imagine this: You move into a new home. You've worked hard all weekend, lugging dressers and couches through narrow doorways and up and down flights of stairs. Your brother-in-law has helped. But let's face it, most of the time he's just been sitting on the ONE couch he helped move in, drinking beer. Making annoying [...]
Is A Home Inspection Worth it? We analyze data from past inspections and compare the cost of a home inspection vs the cost of issues found during the inspection.
One of the most common things we recommend during a home inspection is to "consider furnace filter replacement at this time". Why is such a simple action so often overlooked? And what impact does having a dirty furnace filter have on the home? Often the simplest things can cause the biggest concerns. In this article, [...]