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We want you to be an informed homebuyer, and each blog post is a question that we have answered for our friends and customers over the years. Hope they help you make a good choice for your next home.

How to Look

at a House


A blog with answers
to your questions about
HOME INSPECTION
and HOME MAINTENANCE


More Blog Posts on Similar Subjects:

  1. How do I get insurance if my home can’t pass a 4-point inspection?

  2. Why did I get no discounts or only a small discount from my wind mitigation inspection?

  3. Why does my insurance company want a roof letter?

  4. Do I need a home inspection to get insurance?

  5. Should I buy a house that needs a new roof?

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

  7. What are “shiners” and why did they make me lose my insurance discount?

  8. How do I find a good contractor in Gainesville?

  9. Can I do my own home inspection?

  10. What’s the difference between a roof inspection and a roofing estimate?

  11. Are you licensed and insured?

  12. How can I lower my homeowners insurance cost?

  13. Should I be there for the inspection?

  14. How can I prep my house to get a better inspection?

  15. My insurance agent says to get a “Wind Letter.” Can you do that for me?

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

  17. Does the home inspector also check for termites?

  18. Will a house without air conditioning pass a 4 point inspection?

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

  20. Should a home inspection scare you?

  21. Can I do my own wind mitigation inspection?

  22. What different types of specialized inspections can I get?

  23. What are the questions a home inspector won’t answer?

  24. What kitchen appliances are required to pass an FHA inspection?

  25. Should I use my realtor’s home inspector or choose one myself?

  26. What is the difference between a clip, single wrap, and double wrap for the wind mitigation form?

  27. When did the first Florida Building Code (FBC) begin and become effective?

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