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The Benefits of Doing a Seller's Home Inspection: An Interview with Adelle Murrer of Murrer Certified Inspections The Benefits of Doing a Seller's Home Inspection: An Interview with Adelle Murrer of Murrer Certified Inspections

By Adelle Murrer

Selling your home? Adelle shares some of the top reasons that you'd want to get a home inspection done.

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Why Hire a Certified Home Inspector?: An Interview with Dave Bigham of Pro View Property Inspection Why Hire a Certified Home Inspector?: An Interview with Dave Bigham of Pro View Property Inspection

By Dave Bigham, CCI

Chuck shares info on the qualifications a home inspector should have, what you should do if an inspector claims to be licensed, the best questions to ask before you hire one, and more.

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What You Should Know About Home Inspections: An Interview with Bob Williams of HomeTech Property Inspection Service What You Should Know About Home Inspections: An Interview with Bob Williams of HomeTech Property Inspection Service

By Bob Williams

Bob provides some great tips on home inspections, what should be covered, some of the most common defects he's seen in Northern California houses, info on your inspection report and the qualifications of inspectors, and more.

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The Facts About Your 1-Year Warranty Home Inspection: An Interview with Chuck Fehr of C & J Home Inspections The Facts About Your 1-Year Warranty Home Inspection: An Interview with Chuck Fehr of C & J Home Inspections

By Chuck Fehr

Chuck talks about what's done at the 12-month warranty inspection, when you should schedule it, and more.

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Other Services Your Home Inspector Can Do: An Interview with Stephen Hill of Stephen Hill Building Inspection Services Other Services Your Home Inspector Can Do: An Interview with Stephen Hill of Stephen Hill Building Inspection Services

By Stephen Hill

Most home inspectors can offer a lot more than the typical home inspection, and those other services can be a lifesaver if there is additional damage found during your inspection. Stephen shares info about what is available.

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5 Things to Ask During Your Home Inspection: An Interview with Dan and Cynthia Traylor of House Calls Home Inspections 5 Things to Ask During Your Home Inspection: An Interview with Dan and Cynthia Traylor of House Calls Home Inspections

By Dan and Cynthia Traylor

Most home inspectors recommend being present during your home inspection, but do you know what questions to ask? Experienced inspectors Dan and Cynthia share tips on what you should and shouldn't ask.

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Understanding Your Home Inspection Report: An Interview with Byron Duerksen of Housecheck Inspection Services Understanding Your Home Inspection Report: An Interview with Byron Duerksen of Housecheck Inspection Services

By Byron Duerksen

Learn the facts about a home inspection report, the standards that your home inspector should abide by, the most important parts of the report to read, and more.

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Common Defects Found During Home Inspections: An Interview with Glenn Stewart of The House Whisperer LLC Common Defects Found During Home Inspections: An Interview with Glenn Stewart of The House Whisperer LLC

By Glenn Stewart

Glenn shares insider info on some of the most common problems he's found, including foundation and roofing issues, what to do if the house you want to buy has a lot of defects, and more.

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Detecting Dry Rot: An Interview with David Lucas of Details of Sonoma Detecting Dry Rot: An Interview with David Lucas of Details of Sonoma

By David Lucas

We interviewed David Lucas to learn more about detecting dry rot.

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What to Expect In Your Inspection Report: An Interview with Balwinder Dhanda of Safeguard Inspections, LLC What to Expect In Your Inspection Report: An Interview with Balwinder Dhanda of Safeguard Inspections, LLC

By Balwinder Dhanda

Get expert insight about what a standard home inspection covers, how long it should take to get your report, and what to look out for due to California laws governing inspections.

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