Does an Appraisal Act as an Inspection?

If you are newer to the home buying market, you might be confused by all the different inspections and checks your home needs. How many inspections do you need? Is an appraisal required? Does an appraisal act as a Tampa home inspection? These are all important...

Can Inspections Reveal Energy Efficiencies in your Home?

Going green has become more common over the last few years, and for good reason. Having a home that is energy efficient is important for a number of reasons. Taking care of the environment is becoming a huge part of today’s society, and an energy efficient home is...

Home Inspections for Additions and Construction

There are a lot of do-it-yourselfers out there improving their homes one project at a time. This is a great way to customize your home, allow you to grow into a space, and keep it updated. But what do these DIY projects mean when you sell your home? Were they done up...

Is a Home Inspection Required?

No matter where you are in your home buying or selling journey, you have likely heard all about Tampa home inspections. You have probably heard that they cost a few hundred dollars and can take up to four hours, and automatically assumed this is a required part of the...

How Regular Inspections Can Save You Money

Based on the title of this blog, you may be scratching your head. How can spending a few hundred dollars for Tampa home inspections every year actually save you money? Aside from the obvious first inspection when you purchase a home, inspecting areas of your home on a...

Home Inspections on As-Is Homes

If you’re out searching the housing market, you may be seeing things like foreclosure, auctions, or as-is listings. Tampa home inspections allow buyers to see major problems in a home and address them with the current homeowners, but this is not the case with...

How to Know When You Need a New Roof

For so many, the old adage “if it’s not broken, don’t fix it” means home repairs are put off until it’s too late. While it is understandable that expensive repairs to your home are not glamorous, things like replacing your roof are very important....

What A Home Inspection Won’t Cover

At this point, you are likely all familiar with the fact that the home buying process includes a Tampa home inspection. This is such an important part of the process as it allows your home to be checked by a trained Tampa home inspector so you and your family know...

Home Inspections on As-Is Homes

If you’re out searching the housing market, you may be seeing things like foreclosure, auctions, or as-is listings. Tampa home inspections allow buyers to see major problems in a home and address them with the current homeowners, but this is not the case with...

What to Do When You Can’t Be Present at Home Inspection

You just received word your offer was accepted on your dream home. Once the celebrations are over, what do you do know? You typically will have a limited time frame to schedule your Tampa home inspection, so get this taken care of quickly. You will want to know any...