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Is Radon Testing Typically a Part of the Home Inspection Process in Florida?

The purchase of a new home is exciting. After an offer is accepted, the due diligence period that follows is filled with inspections, quote-gathering, and moving plans. As new homeowners kick the metaphorical tires, they’ll want to work with a certified home inspector to determine if their new house is safe. In Florida, all home […]

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Which Career Backgrounds Make the Best Home Inspectors?

A home inspector’s job is to evaluate the soundness and safety of a house before it’s purchased or while it’s being built or remodeled. To be competent at their jobs, inspectors need to understand the basics of foundations, structures and a home’s plumbing, electrical, heating and cooling systems. Home inspection was an occupation once dominated […]

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What to Do On a Second Inspection

What to Do On a Second Inspection Home inspectors are sometimes asked to conduct an inspection on a house they previously examined. One reason may be because the home was inspected while under contract to be sold, but then the sale fell through, resulting in a new buyer wanting another inspection conducted since time may […]

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New Baltimore Law Requires Rental Housing Inspections

Under Bill  18-0185 that has recently been enacted by the Baltimore City Council, landlords of all non-owner occupied residences will be required to register their properties and obtain rental licenses. Prior to receiving a license, properties must be professionally checked by home inspectors licensed by the State of Maryland and registered with the Baltimore Department […]

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