It may be too hot to sweep out those rain gutters or clean that messy garage. But there’s plenty you can do in the cool of the indoors to keep your home in peak condition.Today’s
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Should you have a home inspection?
When you buy a Connecticut home, you need to know exactly what you’re buying. Imagine how frustrated you’d be to find out that the hot water heater wasn’t working—in the middle of a shower! This is why you should have a home inspection before you buy your home. A home inspection is an important part of buying your home. Before you hire a home inspector, ask candidates a few questions to make sure you hire a trustworthy inspector.
What does your inspection cover? Not all inspections are the same. Ask for copies of previous so you can see exactly what they will check inside the [city] home. If you are concerned about something specific, like a leaky faucet in the bathroom, mention that to the inspector so they can check it out.
Are you licensed or certified? If you live in a state that licenses home inspectors, ask to see their license. At the very least, choose a home inspector who belongs to American Society of Home Inspectors. This shows a level of professionalism and education that you can trust.
What kind of report will you give me? You should expect a written report detailing what the inspector found. Most inspectors will give you a typed report within a week of the inspection. Make sure the inspector will be available to explain anything on the report that doesn’t make sense to you.
Will I be able to attend the inspection? If the inspector refuses to let you be present during the home inspection, find someone else. This is your chance to know exactly what you are buying and what potential repairsyou or the seller will have to make.
As your real estate agent, I will guide you through the home buying process. Let me help you find your new home. Call me today at 860-982-0187 or email me at [email protected] Start your search now at Krismorin.ct.exprealty.com
Home inspection - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Home_inspection
American Society of Home Inspectors. - http://www.ashi.org/
Easy household repairs. - http://home.howstuffworks.com/home-improvement/repair/5-home-repairs-you-should-do-yourself.htm
Call me today with your real estate questions Kris Morin 860-982-0187
I was born and raised in West Hartford, spent most of my summers on the Connecticut shoreline and Block Island. I had found my love for real estate in 1990 assisting my mother, before launching my car....
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