Podcast: Season 4 Episode 5 – Beyond The Basics: Why You Should Consider a Specialty Inspection

Season 4, EP. 5 - Podcast Transcript: Beyond The Basics: Why You Should Consider a Specialty Inspection NOTE: This transcript was automatically processed using artificial intelligence and may or may not be 100% accurate. (Transcribed by TurboScribe.ai - Go Unlimited to remove this message) [Brian] Hello, and welcome to the House Fluent Inspections Podcast. I'm Brian. And I'm Tony. And we're here…

Continue ReadingPodcast: Season 4 Episode 5 – Beyond The Basics: Why You Should Consider a Specialty Inspection

Beyond The Basics: Why You Should Consider a Specialty Inspection

When buying a home, getting a general home inspection is a smart move. A qualified home inspector will examine all the major systems and components of the property, from the roof to the foundation, and provide a detailed report of their findings. This helps give you peace of mind and uncover any significant issues before finalizing your purchase.  However, a general…

Continue ReadingBeyond The Basics: Why You Should Consider a Specialty Inspection

Podcast: Season 4 Episode 3 – Old Home, New Tricks: Modernizing an Aging Property

Season 4, EP. 3 - Old Home, New Tricks: Modernizing an Aging Property NOTE: This transcript was automatically processed using artificial intelligence and may or may not be 100% accurate. (Transcribed by TurboScribe.ai - Go Unlimited to remove this message) [Tony] Hello, this is Tony with Household Home Inspections, I'm here with Brian today. Hello. Today's topic is old homes, new tricks.…

Continue ReadingPodcast: Season 4 Episode 3 – Old Home, New Tricks: Modernizing an Aging Property

The Top 5 Costly Surprises Lurking in Older Properties (and How to Avoid Them)

There's no denying the charm and character of an older home. From the unique architectural details to the rich history, many homebuyers find themselves drawn to properties with a bit of age. However, as a TREC licensed professional inspector with years of experience in residential construction, I've seen firsthand how these older homes can also come with some costly surprises.…

Continue ReadingThe Top 5 Costly Surprises Lurking in Older Properties (and How to Avoid Them)

5 Ways Partnering with a Quality Inspection Team Can Help Realtors Succeed

As a Realtor, you're always looking for ways to provide the best service to your clients while staying ahead in a competitive market. You understand the importance of building trust, maintaining your reputation, and ensuring your clients make informed decisions when purchasing a property. However, navigating the complex world of home inspections can be challenging, especially when you're pressed for time and juggling multiple transactions. That's where partnering with a quality inspection team can make all the difference. In this article, we'll explore five ways a reliable inspection company can help you achieve your goals and provide exceptional value to your clients.

Continue Reading5 Ways Partnering with a Quality Inspection Team Can Help Realtors Succeed

The Ultimate Home Inspection Checklist for Texas Real Estate Agents

As their trusted advisor, guiding clients through the critical home inspection process is one of an agent's most important roles. This comprehensive guide shows you how to expertly prepare your buyers, assist during the 3-4 hour inspection itself, and interpret the findings after - avoiding stressful surprises. You'll learn what to confirm with the listing agent beforehand, which areas must be accessible, and a detailed 20-point checklist inspectors need to do their job thoroughly. From attic entries to utility confirmations, get your clients the thorough inspection they deserve and prevent issues down the road. Facilitate a smooth transaction by following these home inspection best practices.

Continue ReadingThe Ultimate Home Inspection Checklist for Texas Real Estate Agents

What Is Included In A Sprinkler System Inspection?

Your landscape sprinkler system is a huge contributor to the condition of your home over time. Did you know if damaged or deficient it can lead to deteriorating fences, rotting siding, mortar deterioration in your brick, foundation movement and much more. For all these reasons and more, you should expect a lot when it comes to this part of your…

Continue ReadingWhat Is Included In A Sprinkler System Inspection?

Sprinkler Systems and Lawn Maintenance 2019-02-20

Podcast Transcription [light-hearted music] Brian: Welcome to House Fluent Inspections Radio, where we help you enjoy stress-free home-buying, home-selling, and homeownership. I’m your host, Brian Botch, owner of House Fluent Inspections, and I’m joined today by Bill Beck. We’re both licensed professional inspectors here in the state of Texas. So, Bill, it’s really hard to believe, but can you believe…

Continue ReadingSprinkler Systems and Lawn Maintenance 2019-02-20