Category: Home Inspections

What to Expect When You Get Your Potential Home Inspected

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When contemplating a major purchase, it’s important to have as much information as possible. Before you make a final decision on whether to buy a home, you should have it inspected. Even if a house looks flawless, there may be significant problems that you can’t see. A home inspector can look at several major components… Read more »

How to Read Your Home Inspection Report

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Getting a home inspection done prior to buying or selling your house is important. This report will include key data about the condition of the structure and any potential areas of concern – or even positive feedback on things that are still in great working order. In so many ways these reports can benefit the… Read more »

How the Housing Surge in CT Has Reduced the Inventory of Homes for Sale

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Over the past year, Connecticut has seen a surge in home sales. Now, low inventory has would-be buyers scrambling to snatch up properties almost as soon as they hit the market. Why Housing Inventory Is Low in CT People who are looking for homes with more space have been seeking properties in Connecticut in large… Read more »

Home Inspection Items to Consider Before You Buy

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Home inspections are perhaps one of the most critical tasks when it comes to purchasing a property. Whether you’ll be living there for years to come or just reselling – if there are major structural issues or other problems with the dwelling you deserve to know as the buyer before you sign on the dotted… Read more »

Home Inspection Questions: What About Mold?

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Getting a home inspection done is peace of mind at the end of the day for both sellers and future owners. The inspection is a critical part of the process whenever selling or buying a property as a professionally trained and certified inspector will come in to ensure the dwelling is sound and up to… Read more »

ASK THE INSPECTOR: Shared Water Issues in Condos

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Welcome to our latest in the “Ask the Inspector” series where Al Dingerfeld, one of only 6 Certified Master Inspectors in the State of Connecticut, answers your questions related to home inspections, safety and regulations you should know about.  This month’s question is one that matters to a lot of people – renters, owners and… Read more »

Ask the Inspector: Should I Be Worried About a Buried Fuel Tank?

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Welcome to our latest in the “Ask the Inspector” series where Al Dingerfeld, one of only 6 Certified Master Inspectors in the State of Connecticut, answers your questions related to home inspections, safety and regulations you should know about.  Our most recent question is one we hear frequently from home buyers who are in the… Read more »

3 Reasons Your House Won’t Pass An Inspection

Purchasing or selling a home or property is an important step in the real estate process. For both the buyer and seller a level of trust that the dwelling being purchased is worth the cost is important. Since trusting someone’s word will not hold up in legal matters, you need something more official to prove… Read more »

3 Tips to Boost Your Home’s Value Before the Appraisal

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  If you’re looking to sell your home and want to ensure you’re able to get a reasonable return on your investment, it’s important that you consider the wear and tear you’ve put into the dwelling. Oftentimes, if you want to attract sellers at a higher price, it’s going to take some refreshing and updating… Read more »