More Blog Posts on Home Inspection:

  1. The seller has to fix everything you find wrong with the house, right?

  2. Do you see similar problems with houses in the same neighborhood?

  3. Can I do my own home inspection?

  4. Should I be suspicious about a concrete block house covered with siding?

  5. What should I look for when buying a former rental house?

  6. Why does the laminate wood floor move when I walk across it?

  7. Should a home inspection scare you?

  8. Is it still possible to do an inspection if there’s no electricity or water?

  9. What happens at a home inspection?

  10. What questions should I ask the home inspector during the inspection?

  11. We looked at the house carefully, and it seems alright. Do we really need a home inspection?

  12. What is the difference between an appraisal and a home inspection?

  13. What is the best way to negotiate repairs after the home inspection?

  14. Are you licensed and insured?

  15. Should I hire an engineer to inspect the house?

  16. What does the VA home inspector look for?

  17. How can I tell if cracks in the garage floor are a problem or not?

  18. What should I bring to the home inspection?

  19. What do I need to know about a condo inspection?

  20. Are there any minimum standards that a home inspection must meet in Florida?

  21. Does the home inspector also check for termites?

  22. What questions should I ask a home inspector I’m considering hiring?

  23. What tools do you use for a home inspection?

  24. How much does a home inspection cost?

  25. What problems should I look for when buying a country house or rural property?

  26. What do I need to know about buying a 1950s house?

  27. What can I learn from talking with the seller?

  28. Should I buy a foreclosure house if the bank refuses to turn on the utilities?

  29. What are those metal boxes on the roof?

  30. What are the requirements for a room to classified as a bedroom?

  31. How can I know how much damage there is inside a wall if the inspector found termites in the baseboard?

  32. What can go wrong when a homeowner encloses a porch without a building permit?

  33. Why does my concrete floor slab sweat and get slippery?

  34. What are the common problems of different types of house foundations?

  35. What are the common problems to look for when buying a 1980s house?

  36. Should I buy a house that has had foundation repair?

  37. Should I follow the home inspector around during the inspection?

  38. How can homebuyers protect themselves against buying a house over a sinkhole?

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