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By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 6
Market report for Artesia, New Mexico through March 2014 This report is all about the Artesia New Mexico market. Located in the Northern part of Eddy County. Home sales are still strong. Looking at the homes sold through the end of March the average days on the markets were only 48 days. Lower th...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 26
When is enough enough? Electrical issues that should not be. It only took 109 years for this home to get to this point. This home was built in 1905, started out with Knob and Tube wiring and then "Upgraded" to fiber coated lines then finally the standard Romex style was installed. But major issue...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 28
Furnace installation. They should loose their license. Home inspection in Artesia, New Mexico. When inspecting homes, there are a few things I find that really make my blood boil over. Like a really poor installation of electrical, water heaters and furnaces. These are being installed by licensed...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 38
Garage and built in apartment. Home Inspection in Artesia N.M. I was performing a home inspection for a buyer in Artesia, New Mexico. I had just finished with the home when I asked about the garage. Since I saw a structure on the rear of the property I asked if that was the garage. The Agent told...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 26
Some times it just may be a small thing. Home inspection Artesia, N.M. At Desert Sun Home Inspections in Carlsbad New Mexico. It's our job to find issues. Why else would you get a home inspection if you as a buyer or Realty agent not want to know the issues? The small things can add up. There are...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 30
Deferred maintenance issues. Desert Sun Home Inspections Carlsbad New Mexico. There are times when I get to see  home in all it's glory. Then there are times when I see homes that are in need of  lot of maintenance. This was such a home yesterday. This manufactured home has a wood exterior and wa...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 12
Time for roof maintenance. Home inspection in Artesia, New Mexico. On this recent home inspection. The roof was an area of concern for the buyer. And good it was a concern. The roof used to have a swamp cooler on it. This is still a real common place for the coolers in this area. but they seem to...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 28
When sellers move out. Take everything please. When inspecting homes, I run into sellers that claim to have moved out. I always ask if the home is occupied. When I am told not the sellers have moved out. So I am thinking when I get in the home there would be nothing there. I couldn't be more wron...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 32
Standing guard. And the test of time. Around the great state of New Mexico we have a number of old places that have withstood the test of time. Not only the old homesteads but the outer structures as well. The out buildings like the sheds and the barns were essential for the survival of any ranch...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 20
OH NO POLY IN THE HOME. Desert Sun Home Inspections Carlsbad N.M. Polybutylene lines in a home is a bad thing. These were recalled in 1995. These lines were used in homes from 1978 to 1995. The window to get the lines and fittings replaced has passed. Follow this link for more information about t...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 24
Roofs and transferable warranties. Home inspection in Artesia, N.M. At Desert Sun Home Inspections in Carlsbad New Mexico, We don't get involved with any warranty transfers when inspecting a home. I was asked yesterday about a warranty on a homes roof. The warranty was for only the section of the...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 32
Some things are beyond explaining. Home inspect in Artesia New Mexico. At Desert Sun Home inspections in Carlsbad New Mexico. We inspect homes for the buyers and the sellers. There are times when the sellers should have called you for a pre listing inspection. But then, in my opinion. Most seller...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 28
When to keep your mouth shut and when to speak up. Wrong is wrong. I have been known to speak my mind. But when it comes to the safety of a family I need to voice my opinion even when the opinion was not solicited. Case in point. I did a home inspection on a home last summer. The home sold but ha...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 80
A little venting anyone? Desert Sun Home inspections Carlsbad New Mexico. On a recent home inspection in Artesia New Mexico. I found that the venting to the home was not up to par. The home has gable venting and can venting. But what happens when the gable venting is not actually venting anything...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 22
Quality control lacking. JHA missing. Home inspection in Artesia N.M. It seems we have seen this before. When the home buyers call Desert Sun home Inspections in Carlsbad, New Mexico, they want and frankly expect a great home inspection. There are some home inspections that are beyond reason. Was...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 30
Furnace install, trust but verify inspection. Desert Sun Inspections. When the sellers of this home was in the process of having the furnace replaced. They called and had a reputable company come in and do the new furnace install. This should have been the best way to go right? Just because you t...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 50
When the roof is on the move. Home inspection in Artesia, New Mexico. Homes move. They move a lot more than people think they do. The heating up and cooling off of the home makes the home move. Not to mention when you have a moisture issue that adds to the problems of a home. Take into account th...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 18
One owner home since 1957. Home Inspections in Artesia, New Mexico. At Desert Sun Home Inspections, we have a lot of investor's for housing properties that use our services. These investor's rely on a quality report after each and every inspection. This is what Desert Sun Home Inspections will an...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 22
Commercial inspections in Artesia New Mexico. Desert Sun Commercial inspections is the go to company for Commercial draw and verification inspections in the Carlsbad New Mexico area. Here is a Project just getting started. If your company is a lender and you need a Verification, code compliance,...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 26
New Home inspection in Artesia, New Mexico. New Home and the issues. This is a prime example of why even new homes need a home inspection. This home was built by a very well known reputable builder. With that being said. Even the best of builders homes still need to be inspected for the peace of ...

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