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Home Inspector - Brian Persons Front Range Home Inspections
While it may seem tempting for homebuyers to "price shop" for a home inspection by selecting the cheapest option available, it is generally not advisable. Here are a few reasons why: Quality and expertise: Home inspections require a certain level of expertise and experience to identify potential ...
I inspected another new build yesterday, by the same builder that I had found several serious defects on a few homes last month. This time the home was in great condition and had one of the cleanest reports in a long time for a new build by any builder recently. I still won't name names but it wa...
I have been curious about being a real estate broker since I have been working with them daily for nearly 20 years. So I decided to take the courses required for licensure to gain a better understanding of what is involved (168 credit hours required in Colorado). Being involved in the process and...
At the end of the last couple of inspections, I did this week the buyers told me that they had fun and enjoyed the experience (not sarcastically). I thought that was kind of interesting considering how inherently stressful the situation is for the buyer and seller at a crucial point in the transa...
  I have an out-of-state client I did an inspection for last week. They seem to be pretty happy with the inspection I provided for them and sent me a copy of this email they had sent the Realtor.  Dear Realtor, "I just completed a review for Brian in Google and will try to do the same on Zillow. ...
I have a rule for covid especially limiting who is at the inspection, so yesterday the occupant decides to be home and smoke weed throughout and the buyers show up with 9 people including 6 children....people don't read when they sign agreements or care... so frustrating.
I have always known my job is hazardous, climbing ladders, walking roofs, crawling through attics and crawlspaces, mold, gas leaks, Carbon monoxide, meth, feces, asbestos, formaldehyde, and other hazmats. Covid-19 has brought yet another hazard to my job. I wear PPE and do my part to maintain pro...
This was a nice email I received recently, I really enjoyed instructing the Training day classes. It is very gratifying and uplifting to know I was able to positively help others achieve success and that they valued my efforts."Mr. Persons,I never took the opportunity to thank you for teaching a...
Interesting scenario yesterday...Price shopper asked for a quote and I give the estimated fee for the inspection and sewer scope on a 2k sq ft home built in the 1970's. An hour later he texts to ask if I am certified, so I give him a piece of my resume explaining my Certified Master Inspector cer...
I was scrolling along this morning and ran across an article that grabbed my attention about scheduling a home inspection quickly after going under contract. That is a great idea, I have to turn down 2-3 jobs a day due to buyer's short deadlines for getting the inspection done, and my schedule us...

Brian Persons

Certified Master Inspector/Associate Broker
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Inspecting Northern Colorado for over 20 years