Your Home Inspection Checklist

Your Home Inspection Checklist

Home Inspection Q/A
This is my super busy time of year! I'm happy to find myself inspecting homes throughout the Grand Traverse region including Leelanau and Traverse City. And I wouldn't have it any other way. I know buying a house is a huge investment (probably the biggest!) and I love giving my clients and customers the knowledge to make the right decision when it comes to making a house their home. It's my job to point out everything, within the scope of your home inspection, that might need repair, replacement, maintenance or further inspection. I offer full and complete documentation in a final report for your home inspection. To help you along in your home buying journey, I  put together a general home inspection checklist to give you a heads up on the…
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Red Flags and Telltale Signs

Red Flags and Telltale Signs

Home Inspection Q/A
Q: Are there any initial signs that indicate the general condition of a home? A: As an experienced and knowledgable home inspector, the moment I pull into a property, I do an observational scan of the outside of the home. I'm looking for any red flags; paying special attention to potential water damage, survey the condition of the roof, and foundation including any landscaping near windows and entryways. I also take into account if there are any signs of renovations and if so, were they done properly.
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Spring Ahead

Spring Ahead

Home Owner Tips
Can it be true!? Is Spring right around the corner? This week we had our first thunderstorm. And although a true blue Michigander, knowing that we could very well have snow into May, I must say that waking to the last remnants of snow washed away by the night’s rain and a hint of spring in the air, had me feeling energized. This weekend, we will “spring ahead” or “spring up” or “march forward” whatever you want to call it, we will set our clocks ahead; a true sign that spring is indeed around the corner. So, what better time to start planning a some spring maintenance for your home? Whether you’re thinking about selling or buying or just enjoying your home, kicking of a good maintenance plan this time…
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