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Part one of HOW TO SELL MORE HOUSES IN 2014 talked about the need to be pro-active in selling your home instead of waiting for the Home Inspector (me) to come along and deliver the bad news that causes  everyone to get upset. I used the example of crawlspaces where often the deal killers lurk and...
          Marketing companies will help you sell more houses in 2014 for enough money ($$$). I’m going to tell you how to do it and it’s not going to cost you anything, and I am going to do it from the perspective of a Home Inspector, because that is my primary business.        The easiest way to...
             WOW!  It has been a whirlwind year and it's hard to believe that 2014 is almost here. We have been blessed once again this year with many great customers. As I look back over 2013 two nagging thoughts come to mind ...... Crawlspaces and Attics!          Crawlspaces and Attics are the...
Congratulations on purchasing your home!  Now that the stress of the last few weeks is finally over, all inspections completed, financing in order, closing has successfully finalized and the keys for your new home are in your hand!  WOW!  What a great feeling!   Now you can move your belongings i...
  This month is special to me. It is an Anniversary that I can celebrate as a Full Time Home Inspector.    I obtained my General Contractor’s License in 1984 and had a career  building custom homes for over 20 years.    When the economy took a downfall, the construction industry also suffered.   ...
  I would like to introduce you to my dog, Celah.  She is a wonderful friend.  She loves to go with me wherever I go, and is a great traveling companion.  We have actually taken long trips together.   Unfortunately, I cannot take her with me to my home inspections.  Although she has impeccable ma...
        I have come to realize that there is a lot of misunderstanding about what a Home Inspection is. For example, some people actually think that a Home Inspection is something that is connected with the Real Estate agent's job. It is not. A majority of home inspection referrals come through R...
                                         HOME INSPECTION REPORT ON CRAWLSPACESAs a Home Inspector I see a lot of crawlspaces, but this is one place many homeowners never venture. There are many good reasons for this. Snakes, spiders, vermin, insulation, mold, dirt, pesticide, and other things liv...
          Did my house pass? I hear that question sometimes after a Home Inspection. There is no pass and fail where the IHome Inspection is concerned. The one who determines if the house passes or fails is you, the buyer. The home inspector is simply and extension of you. He is hired help for yo...
     With the change in the 2011 Real Estate sales regulations there is more pressure to get inspections, etc. completed faster than before. All inspections must be done within the “due diligence” period. Carolina’s Best Home Inspections is your Best Choice for a Home Inspection for many reasons ...

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