What Is A 4-Point Inspection?

In Florida, if you buy a home you need to ensure your home is protected from the often volatile weather. Hurricanes, rain storms, wind, we see it all here in Florida, so a thorough Tampa home inspection can keep you protected. When you go to get your homeowners...

Why Do I Need a Wind Mitigation Inspection?

It seems like buying a home is endless paperwork, Tampa home inspections, and stress. After your standard Tampa home inspection, you may think you are finished, but in Florida, you also want to get a wind mitigation inspection. A wind mitigation inspection is used to...

Home Inspection on a Fixer Upper

If you like projects, a fixer upper home might be a great fit for you. A little scary from the outside but with a little hard work and imagination, it can be a beautiful home that is perfect for you and your family. While you may be great with your hands and are...

When to Schedule your Inspection

You’ve just put an offer on the home of your dreams, and it was accepted. Congratulations! Now is the fun part: paperwork, negotiations, appraisals and a Tampa home inspection. The inspection may cause a feeling of dread; what if the house has issues that seem...

Inspections on a Flat Roof

Checking the roof is part of the standard Tampa home inspection, but what if your roof is slightly out of the norm? A flat roof, though not technically flat, poses it’s own sets of problems that needs to be thoroughly checked. Roof damage can be one of the costliest...

Can a termite inspection be done in the rain?

If you’re about to undergo a Tampa home inspection, you may be worried about rain. In Florida, especially during the summer months, it rains almost every day, and you don’t want this to interfere with closing on your new home. The good news is that most inspectors...

Do Inspections Cover Appliances?

When you are buying a home, it is likely that most, if not all, of your appliances are included with the sale. This would include common things like your dishwasher, stove, microwave, and sometimes your washer and dryer. Since these are not your appliances, you want...

Inspecting a Home with Water Damage

If you’re buying or already own a home in Florida, checking for flood and water damage after a major event is important. If the home has water damage, a Tampa home inspection can reveal structural harm or other major problems that must be repaired. If you think...

What to do If the Inspection Offends a Seller

When you sell a home, there is likely to be an emotional attachment; if you’ve spent any amount of time there, the memories will stay with you for a lifetime. That being said, this attachment may cause problems when it comes time to sell your home to someone else....

Home Inspection Etiquette

Believe it or not, when you are having a home inspected, there is etiquette that should be followed. It does not matter if you are a buyer or a seller, if you are going through a Tampa home inspection, there are a few rules you likely want to abide by. Some of these...