Send to KindleA few weeks ago I shared that “Greening the MLS” can help disclose the addition of energy efficient elements in residential construction and how that might affect the liabilities of the MLS system. Last week the Appraisal Institute introduced the Residential Green & Energy Efficiency Addendum, Version 2.0. Laura Stukel, an efficiency “insider,” is developing the Real [...]
Send to KindleAs seen in the Clarion Ledger today: A bill moving quietly through the state Legislature would give the real estate industry sole oversight over home inspectors in Mississippi. This, home inspectors say, would be the fox guarding the henhouse. Those who are most interested in home sales going through would be regulating and [...]
Send to KindleYesterday I shared a couple of reason’s Google+ is on the move (Should I Tweet or Share It On Facebook). Today Google+ has rolled out a new feature inside their video share option, Google+ Hangout. Less is better, especially when considering bandwidth! Why is bandwidth important? For rural communities or/and those with unreliable [...]
Send to KindleI got this question from a fellow Google+er (inspector bud) over on my Google+ community Today’s Home Inspector. First off, Twitter just introduced a great way to share and I just posted your question (see below) to twitter from my desktop where I am encouraging those who follow me to view this post. [...]
Send to KindleTop 5 reason’s why I’m the best choice to deliver your client’s professional home inspections. 1. No other home inspector has more experience in residential construction. (isn’t that the “real reason” your client hires the evaluation – to make an informed decision.) 2. Reliability starts with my core values. Honesty, integrity and objectivity. My reports [...]
Send to KindleVideo – Scan this #barcode and see “How to Add SafeHome Inspections to iPhone Home Page” #home #inspection #ASHI twitter.com/MSHomeInspecto… — Gary Smith (@MSHomeInspector) February 17, 2013 Twitter has rolled out an easy (and great looking) embedded tweet feature. Here are a few examples. Here’s what the standard text tweet looks like. [...]
In the end it was another loan that came to the Mercados’ rescue: the Federal Housing Administration’s 203(k), also known as the F.H.A. rehab loan, which is designed to cover not only buying the home but also renovating it, and is then paid back like a regular mortgage. A hybrid that has been around for more than 30 years, the loan program has recently surged in popularity.
Podcast by ASHI – Inspect that foreclosure!