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How Buyers Can Increase The Odds of Catching More Defects

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Here’s how buyers can increase the odds of catching more defects when it’s time to purchase a home. Remember: You’ll be hiring a professional to perform a “visual” home inspection. Even if you aren’t a gambler you’ll understand the odds get better

Home Maintenance Tasks That Don’t Require Tools

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This task should be performed at least once a year. It’s simple. If you have a garage door opener, with the door in the closed position, disengage the opener by pulling the red handle on the release rope. Manually lift the door about 1/2 way up. If balanced – the door will not fall closed or quickly jump open during the test.

Don’t Sell Without Getting An Annual Property Review

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It will, however, help optimize your chances of a better deal.¬† It’s not uncommon for buyers to sit on the fence and compare when negotiating. A clean bill of “house health” and a little documentation showing prior needed repairs have been completed, or even a report showing

Construction Coaching – Wet Lumber

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:: Nail Pops – Interior Trim Cracks – Bowed Stud Walls :: These conditions could have very little to do with the quality of the sub-contractors and more to do with how the builder stored his lumber during construction, the temp and