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Yesterday I inspected a home in the Tartesso community of Buckeye. The house was 3 years old and in very good shape. There were two things not properly installed. First the builtin microwave was installed such that the vent at the rear was blocked. All the vented air was coming out the top front ...
This was found on a one year old home. Click to enlarge. The wood and vapor barrier are directly exposed to the sun and rain. It is only a matter of time before it leaks. This house is only one year old. The home owner is lucky this was caught before his builder warranty was up.
Flyer Floor Plan. Give your Real Estate listing a competitive advantage by having an as-built floor plan drawn up to put on your flyers, website and/or yard sign.  This service is FREE with a Seller's Pre-listing Inspection.  Click on the image below to see an example. Sellers are becoming more a...
Ten tips to smooth your design process. Whether you are buying, remodeling or building new, the first person to talk to is your bank or mortgage broker.  There is no need to waste time and money on plans if your budget turns out to be higher or lower than you thought.  If I had a dime for every t...
Why Choose Greens Home Design to inspect your home? I am locally owned and operated, not a franchise.  You will get me, a certified Home Inspector with the Arizona Board of Technical Registration and the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors, not an employee. Easy to read report ...
Is there a money pit hidden in the dream home you found at a great price?  Bargain basement priced homes are almost always sold as-is.  This means that you could be assuming hidden repair costs. Bank owned and short sale homes are usually abandoned.  These homes become neglected, and thus more su...

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