December 9, 2019

The Home Inspection

Home inspections have evolved into larger functions of home purchasing than ever before. I’m going to break it down for you into categories and their stages. First point. Many of you are trades people or have family members who are; please refrain from using yourself or friends/family as your home inspector. They are always welcome to come along during the home showings to voice concerns. Yes it saves you money to use family/friend however your self appointed inspector isn’t always objective and not fully qualified to do a home inspection. As an example: a carpenter will focus on carpentry and […]
December 9, 2019

Making An Offer On A Residential Property

You’ve found that ideal home. Congratulations! Now to secure it as yours. I’m going to proceed with this blog under the assumption that we are not in competition with another buyer (that’s a different blog!). Your offer will be made based on two primary things. Market Value (what other comparable homes have sold for) The visual condition of the property At this point you’ve also been to your mortgage lender and know what you can afford; that becomes part of this process as we try to estimate costs associated with buying this particular house. The following items to watch for […]