Home Inspections Aren’t Required, but Here’s Why They Should Be

- . But if the appraised value is lower than the sale price, the lender is unlikely to extend financing, at least not without a substantial down payment. They investigate the property top to bottom, look for comparable properties in the area, and ultimately arrive at a market value for the home. With an inspection, the buyer learns about problems before he’s too emotionally invested in the property. Appraisers work for the lender ..More

  • Air Quality Inspectors Louisville, CO
  • Septic Inspection Eustis, FL
How Many Inspections Should I Perform?

- . Or maybe you have lofty financial goals and need more. Maybe you have another job and don’t need as many inspections in the first year or so as another inspector. So your income goal is the biggest factor in the number of inspections you should be performing ..More

  • 4 Point Inspectors Mineola, NY
  • Insurance Inspector Madisonville, KY
Disaster Inspection Scams: What’s Happening Now

- . Here’s what’s happening in this part of the home inspection industry right now. Although most inspectors are totally above board, the bad eggs make life difficult for everyone involved ..More

  • House Inspection Daphne, AL
  • Termite Inspectors Farmington, MN
Additional Inspection Services: Risk vs Reward

- . In some cases, they might change a little. If you offer services outside the scope of that work, your insurance policy and premium will probably change. But in others, they might change a lot. You already have E & O insurance for your home inspection business ..More

  • Property Inspection Haines City, FL
  • Home Inspection Services Wilsonville, OR
5 Common Appliance Defects

- Not so, at least not according to McGarry and Madsen home inspectors in Florida. . And because these little workhorse ovens can take a lot of abuse, you might think that the most common issue is a faulty door or a bad electronic panel. You might not think about a microwave as an inspection-worthy appliance, but a built-in microwave is ..More

  • Hvac Inspector Patterson, CA
  • Roof Inspection Warrensburg, MO

Community Resources & Links

Ask An Expert - Forums On Home Issues
See All
requestaquote Get Free Quotes callnow 888-506-9527