How To Prepare Your Home For An Inspection

Are you getting ready to sell your home? One of the key steps in the process is having a professional home inspection. As a seller, there are several things you can do to prepare for the inspection and help it go as smoothly as possible. Why Preparing for an Inspection Matters A home inspection is a thorough visual examination of…

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Debunking Common Home Inspection Myths

When buying a home, many people wonder if they really need to get a home inspection. After all, the house looks fine, right? What could be wrong, especially with a newly built home? As professional home inspectors, we've seen it all. In this article, we'll debunk five common myths about home inspections to help you understand why getting a thorough…

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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.

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When Do You Mulch and What Do You Mulch?

Like me, you’ve probably already seen them ominously surrounding your local home improvement center. It seems that they appeared overnight; standing in silent rows and columns, and wearing drapes of plastic with an alphanumeric code spray painted across the front. Elsewhere, perhaps at your grocery store, pallets of bagged goods line the apron and sidewalk. Roving pickups pulling trailers, piled…

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Things To Watch Out For In A Rehabbed Home – 2019 03 21

Podcast Transcription Brian: Welcome to House Fluent Inspections Radio, where we help you enjoy stress-free home-buying, home-selling, and home-ownership. I’m your host, Brian Botch, owner of House Fluent Inspections. I’m joined today by Bill Beck. We’re both licensed professional inspectors here in the state of Texas. And we inspect homes of all shapes and sizes. So Bill, how you feeling…

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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…

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Home Inspections For Selling Your Home 2019-03-05

Podcast Transcription [light-hearted music]Brian: Welcome to House Fluent Inspections Radio, where we help you enjoy stress-free home buying, home selling, and home ownership. I’m your host, Brian Botch, owner of House Fluent Inspections. I’m joined today by Bill Beck. We’re both licensed, professional inspectors here in the state of Texas, and we regularly inspect homes of all shapes and sizes.…

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