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The major Home Inspection trade associations all maintain a Code of Ethics.  In each, the inspector is expected and required to act as an unbiased, impartial third party in a real estate transaction.  In the sense of the transaction, this is true.  I have no interest or possible gain whether the ...
Much has been written already here about Radon, and its potential hazards.  For those who don't know - Radon is a colorless, odorless gas which is a by-product of uranium breaking down in the soil.  The gas slowly makes its way to the topsoil, and disperses into the air, causing no harm.The probl...
Today, a colleague gave me some very good advice.  This person is another home inspector, but I think it applies to any marketing or sales effort.  The advice was not to try to sell my business or my services.  I'm not to impress with qualifications, training, or initials...His advice was to simp...
Several times, I've been asked, "What do I need to do?" when preparing for the home inspection.  Actually, there are many areas a realtor can help in the inspection process.Be there.  It always helps to have a professional presence there.  Even if it's just to keep the buyer company.  (some inspe...
There are a lot of different feelings about home inspectors and inspections... many expressed right here on ActiveRain.  The bad news about Home Inspectors is that they are human - they're not all the devil!  We make mistakes, miss things we should catch, and catch things we probably shouldn't wo...
As we said goodbye to Daylight Savings Time, you already set your clocks back.  Did you remember to replace the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms?  What's that?  You don't have a carbon monoxide alarm?Every home has the potential for carbon monoxide (CO) inlfitration into the liv...
Seller Inspections: Streamlining Real Estate TransactionsSeller inspections (sometimes referred to as pre-listing inspections) are slowly becoming more popular as real estate sales slow down.  They can virtually eliminate the pitfalls and hassles associated with waiting to do the inspection until...

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