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Real Estate Tip Of The Week
For the Week of October 14, 2018...

Do You Know How to Do Your Own Pre-Purchase Inspection?

Buying your first - or any - home means taking a cool look at what youíre about to invest in. Here are four major items to check out before you write your check. House with magnifying glass
  • Sills, beams.
    • Possible defect: Rot caused by moisture or boring insects.
    • Check method: Poke wood with knife for spongy spots, especially near the foundation. Request certification of most recent termite inspection.
  • Windows and Doors.
    • Possible defect: Sticking, poor weather stripping.
    • Check method: Try all openings and note kind and condition of weather stripping.
  • Plumbing.
    • Possible defect: Aging, leaking pipes; inadequate water heater or water pressure.
    • Check method: Note kind of pipe (copper is best); compare heaterís capacity with family needs; try faucets while flushing for steady faucet flow.
  • Electricity.
    • Possible defects: Insufficient voltage; too few outlets.
    • Check method: Compare number of amps to appliance requirements; count outlets.
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