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Vetting Potential Home Inspectors: An Interview with Maria Ellis of JP Enterprises Vetting Potential Home Inspectors: An Interview with Maria Ellis of JP Enterprises

By Maria Ellis

Maria gives some great advice on finding the right home inspector, and exactly what to look for in your search!

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5 Questions You Should Ask the Home Inspector 5 Questions You Should Ask the Home Inspector

By Mary Lamphere

A home inspection is crucial checkpoint in the purchase of a home. Don't be afraid to talk with your home inspector and ask questions that will help you to understand the extend of potential problems and how they can be fixed.

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The Advantages of Wind Mitigation: An Interview with Kevin Hunt of Fair Wind Inspections The Advantages of Wind Mitigation: An Interview with Kevin Hunt of Fair Wind Inspections

By Kristen Bosse

We interview Kevin Hunt of Fair Wind Inspections to learn more about the wind mitigation process and understand the many advantages behind this service.

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Protecting Your Home Against A Hurricane Protecting Your Home Against A Hurricane

By Tabitha Naylor

Hurricane season in Florida brings the threat of personal injury, property damage and potentially worse each year. Inside, we offer some tips on minimizing the impact a hurricane might have on your home.

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Buying a Home in Orlando: Home Security Buying a Home in Orlando: Home Security

By Gordy Haynes

Buying a home is much easier now than it was a year ago for an established working class family. As credit eases a little and the strain of holding so much inventory continues to take a toll on the banks and distressed property owners that just need to sell, the buying opportunities are real... here are some thoughts on buying a home in Orlando and how to make sure your home security is up-to-date!

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The Difference Between Appraisers and Inspectors The Difference Between Appraisers and Inspectors

By Chris Piraino

Real estate appraisers and inspectors are commonly confused with each other because both are used to assess houses; however each has different reasons and methods for their assessment. The confusion is caused by the fact that many lenders will call an appraisal an "inspection" because for them, the appraiser is recording everything that they need to know about the house, including the condition of the house.

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An Editorial on Home Inspections and the Housing Market An Editorial on Home Inspections and the Housing Market

By Gordy Haynes

In the mid 1980's, one of the best investments you could make, as an active or passive investor, was just about any real estate. The real estate...

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What is the Role of a Home Inspector? What is the Role of a Home Inspector?

By Christina Kelley

What is the role of a home inspector, and what services do they offer?

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Home Inspection Basics Home Inspection Basics

By Gordy Haynes

A home inspection is a visual inspection and opinion performed in accordance with accepted Standards of Practice for Professional Home Inspectors as defined by the State of Florida and/or other inspection organizations and is intended to provide an opinion, through observation, as to the apparent general condition of a building's components, systems or parts thereof, including the identification of significant observable deficiencies as they exist at the time of the inspection.

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How Home Inspectors Become Licensed How Home Inspectors Become Licensed

By Derren Peters

The home inspector will play an important role if you're acquiring a home. A home represents a significant investment, perhaps the biggest of...

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