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How Much Does a Foundation Inspection Cost?
Highlights The average foundation inspection cost range is $300 to $3,000, but homeowners often spend about $600. T...
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How Much Does an Electrical Inspection Cost?
Highlights An electrical inspection costs $155 on average, though a typical range is $100 to $400. The total inspec...
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Home Appraisal vs. Inspection: Key Differences All Buyers and Sellers Should Know
Even though both a home inspection and a home appraisal involve a certified professional visiting a house and evaluat...
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How Much Does a Pest Inspection Cost?
Highlights A pest inspection typically costs between $0 and $400, with a national average cost of $133. The total c...
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How Much Does a Pool Inspection Cost?
Highlights The typical cost range for a swimming pool inspection is between $125 and $250. The main factors that af...
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How Much Does a Septic Inspection Cost?
Highlights Septic tank inspection has a typical cost range of $200 to $900, and a national average cost of $550. So...
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How Much Does an HVAC Inspection Cost?
Typical Range: $250 to $400 National Average: $300An HVAC system (heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning) keep...
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How Long Does a Home Inspection Take?
Q: After a few weeks of searching, I found a home that suits my budget and seems to be in good condition. Before maki...
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12 Specialists You Need If You're Buying an Old House
Prepare Yourself for Updates and RenovationsThere will always be a market for old houses. They have charm and history...
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How Much Does A Wind Mitigation Inspection Cost?
National Average: $100Homeowners in coastal, hilly, or exposed areas of the country know their homes could be at ri...
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How Much Does a Roof Inspection Cost?
Typical Range: $120 to $321 National Average: $215A roof inspection is a visual examination of a roof’s materials ...
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The Best Home Inspector Training Programs
A professional home inspector's duty is to evaluate a home’s major systems and ensure they are safe and in good worki...
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15 Warning Signs to Look for Before Making an Offer on a Property
Home buyers can gain a wealth of information about a property by attending an open house. Spotting problems that hide in plain sight can save trouble—and needless...
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Who Pays for Repairs After a Home Inspection?
Q: My husband and I made an offer on the house of our dreams a few weeks ago, but now a home inspection has determine...
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What Fixes Are Mandatory After a Home Inspection?
Q: We’re selling our house, and we just had the inspection. The inspector found some mold in the basement, and we’re ...
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How Much Does a Home Inspection Cost?
Typical Range: $279 to $399 National Average: $338You’ve found the home of your dreams, made an offer, and are rea...
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7 Things Your Home Inspector Wishes You Knew
A home inspection can make or break a sale, which may be why home inspectors are sometimes referred to as a buyer’s b...
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This Internet-Famous Home Inspector Reveals the Biggest Renovation Mistakes
TikTok is known for spawning viral challenges and dance trends, but it turns out it can also be a great place to lear...
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5 Important Reasons to Schedule a Chimney Inspection ASAP
Kicking back in front of a roaring fire is among the simplest, most satisfying pastimes during chilly weather. But th...
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What’s My House Worth?
Housing used to be a fairly safe investment — you put your money in and, in a few years when it was time to sell, you...
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Home Appraisal Basics
You know what you paid for your home and how much the house next door costs. You know what you’ve put into renovation...
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Fixing Squeaky Floors
Bob talks with a floor expert about how to fix squeaky floors.
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Preparing the Site for Modular Home Delivery
Bob reviews the site preparation process with the on-site contractor, Michael Sheils.
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House Eight: Side Porch Renovation, Landscaping, and Home Inspection
The home's side entry will be restored using the original columns, which homeowner Jim Verity found in the basement. On the front porch, new support beams and rai...
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Home Foundation Inspection
Bob meets with the contractor to inspect the poured footings and discuss the pouring process. Next, Bob helps install the sill plate and explains the various type...
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Home Inspection
After house hunting with a realtor, Bob inspects one home in particular to check for structural and cosmetic problems before buying.
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Contractor's Tour of the Interior
Bob accompanies carpenter-contractor Bob Ryley on a "contractor's tour" of the home with the aim of assessing any needed modifications to the interior.
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