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Brass Has No Class!

Gary Smith - Brandon MS Home Inspector

Jeeezzzz, I remember choosing this fixture for ALL my spec homes back in the 80’s and we didn’t think our homes were “cheap”! According to Mary Umberger of Inman News in her recent post at “Rooms for Improvement”, brass has no class when it comes to impressing buyers.

5 Most Important Elements of the FHA 203(k) Bid (video)

Gary Smith - Home Inspector - Picture of House on Money

Would you order a pizza without naming the toppings? Would you plan a trip without a road map (or at least an iPhone with a mapping feature)? Would you remodel your home and allow the contractor to make choose the design? If

How To Track Visits to Your Website in Real Time

According to Google, Real-Time allows you to monitor visitor activity as it happens on your site. The reports are updated continuously and each page view is reported seconds after it occurs on your site. For example, you can see: how many people are

Should Real Estate Agents Attend the Home Inspections?

Many real estate agents don’t attend their buyer’s home inspection because someone has told them that this increases their liability.  I completely disagree.  It’s their conduct at the inspection that puts them at risk, not their presence.   About half of the agents

Appraisal Institute Releases Helpful Addendum, Green Home Clarification

A 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