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6 Reasons Why Condos Need Home Inspections

Appliances, plumbing and every other condo feature is just as likely to suffer defects as those in a single-family home. Because condos aren’t freestanding single-family homes and are part of a larger building, some buyers think a home inspection isn’t as important. While it’s true that the condo association likely handles building maintenance, the interior […]

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5 Important Facts About Radon

To be so noble, radon causes an awful lot of problems. You can’t see it, taste it or smell it, but the effects of radon gas can be far reaching. Radon is dangerous because it’s undetectable without testing and its presence is a health hazard. It might be all around you, and you’d never know […]

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The Agent Misquoted Your Fee. Now What?

Misquoted fees cause hard feelings all the way around, so stop it in its tracks. You rely heavily on real estate agents handing out your business cards and sending customers your way. And you’re eternally grateful for the business that it generates. But all of it can go pear-shaped when the agent quotes a fee […]

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3 Ways Home Inspectors Combat Bad Press

Scandalous news usually ranks higher than anything else, so it shouldn’t surprise any home inspector when a rotten one makes the whole industry look bad. Social media spreads disparaging news like wildfire and before you know it, your business might suffer. Good thing you’re not defenseless in the battle between bad press and good home […]

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