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Do You Pay For A Home Inspection Out Of Pocket?

By |2020-05-29T13:44:36-06:00May 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 |2020-03-10T07:59:13-06:00March 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 Answer: Home inspector's are an independent 3rd party and typically do not quote repairs and these numbers can be inaccurate.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 [...]

Ungrounded Outlets and the GFCI Solution

By |2020-03-11T14:56:26-06:00February 10th, 2020|Ask Your Inspector, Back to Basics, Electrical, Pre-Purchase Home Inspections|

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 [...]

Key Traits Every Home Inspector Should Have (What to look for in a home inspector)

By |2019-11-30T13:29:03-07:00May 2nd, 2019|Ask Your Inspector, Pre-Purchase Home Inspections|

A home inspector is one of your greatest allies when you are ready to purchase a home. He or she can help you identify issues with a home that need to be addressed or repaired, before you close on the deal. This is why it’s important to choose a highly-qualified, professional and trustworthy home inspector. [...]

When Should You Schedule Your Home Inspection?

By |2020-03-18T14:27:04-06:00December 13th, 2017|Ask Your Inspector, Pre-Purchase Home Inspections|

So you are buying a house and you think you found the perfect one. Well to start, Congratulations! Although your realtor will be guiding you through the process as well, we want to give you a quick rundown on when you should schedule your home inspection. The buying process seems like a long period of [...]

Home Inspection Checklist: What Our Inspectors Look For (Infographic)

By |2019-11-30T13:29:50-07:00September 20th, 2017|Ask Your Inspector, Pre-Purchase Home Inspections|

The Importance of Having a Home Inspection Checklist Buying a house is a big investment and because of that, we need to make sure we get your home inspection right. But a house has many different facets, so we break down our inspections into an organized home inspection checklist. No matter what type of [...]

What’s Included in a Home Inspection?

By |2020-03-27T11:04:35-06:00August 25th, 2016|Ask Your Inspector, Pre-Purchase Home Inspections|

One of the most common questions we get from our customers is: What exactly is included in a home inspection. That is a tricky question to answer because it varies from home to home, and by the type of inspection. However, when we provide a general home inspection, we usually do just that. Give you [...]

Get to Know Your Local Colorado Home Inspector

By |2019-11-30T13:31:48-07:00January 18th, 2016|Ask Your Inspector, Pre-Purchase Home Inspections, Videos|

Finding a trusted Colorado Home Inspector can seem like a tough task. Over the last 10 years, Scott Home Inspection has grown to a multi-inspector firm that covers a broad area from south Denver to north Fort Collins. Thousands of Colorado families have used our home inspection, radon testing, sewer scope, and energy rating services to ensure the [...]