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How long does a Home Inspection take?

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One question I am often asked is how long will the home inspection take? How long the home inspection will take depends on numerous variables. Size, pool and foundation type The most obvious variable is how large the property is. If the home has a swimming pool that can add anywhere from twenty to forty […]

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Is your foundation ready for El Nino?

Posted on Posted in Foundation Inspections, Home Inspection, Inspector Thoughts, Moisture Inspections, Real Estate

With the talk of an El Nino winter coming up, most Southern Californian home owners are thinking about the condition of their roof and possibility of leaks. And while this is a concern, rain is capable of doing far more damage to a home than getting through a roof. Regardless if a home’s foundation is a slab […]

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The Flipper Skipped the Inspection and got Foreclosed

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I recently inspected a newly updated house. It had brand new granite counter tops, brand new cabinets, new paint and new flooring everywhere.  But curiously, there was a foreclosed sign in the yard. The real estate agent explained to me the house had been purchased by an investor, but the investor stopped making payments on […]

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Earthquake Safety in Los Angeles Areas

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I recently sat down with Dawn James of the Brevidoro Agency and Farmers Insurance to discuss Earthquake Safety. Living in Southern California, being prepared for an Earthquake is an essential part of the home inspection process. A main concern I look at at on a home inspection is if the gas meter has a seismic […]

1 drip, 2 drip, 3 drip more!

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When most people think of water in their homes, they assume this is a good thing. After all, how did we function before indoor plumbing? Except water must be contained, or else it can do great damage to a home. Water supply and drain pipes are designed to deal with water, while drywall, wood framing […]