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Inspection World. The 2014 ASHI Convention

Just got back from Inspection World, the ASHI (American Society of Home Inspectors) national convention, in Nashville. Steve’s not far from putting the finishing touches on his upcoming History of Home Inspecting.  Somehow, it does not look like the stars are...

WINNING HOME BIDS

 Buying a home is harder than usual these days.  Expect the unexpected.     That includes a half dozen offers for the house you want. Bidding wars are more common now.  That’s a surprise for most buyers.  Buyers aren’t expecting the competition, especially if it’s the...

7 Serious Worries of Today’s Home Buyers

http://pro.truliablog.com/grow-business/7-serious-worries-of-todays-home-buyers/?ecampaign=tnews&eurl=pro.truliablog.com%2Fgrow-business%2F7-serious-worries-of-todays-home-buyers%2F From trulia pro blog July 2013 Once you find the house of your dreams, it is so...

Why Open Bath Windows?

Bathrooms without adequate ventilation develop problems. That’s preventable. For every bathroom, the best solution is a good bath fan. It’s the unsung hero that exhausts the moist air – and odors. The best news is that installing bath fans is not rocket science.  It’s...

Would You Buy This House?

We’ve seen every type of home (and most commercial buildings) you can imagine, from wrecks to regal. Whatever the home, one topic comes up practically all the time:  “What’s this house worth?”  “Is this a good deal?” The fact is that the condition of a home affects...

Close Encounters Of The Hairy Kind

Critters come with the turf for home inspectors. Get a few home inspectors in a room and, pretty soon, you’ll be hearing their snake, spider, skunk, mice and raccoon stories. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skunk It’s first-hand experience homeowners can put to use....

HOT Home Show 2013

    The Home Garden & Remodeling Show opened Friday (3/1) at the Kentucky Expo Center South Wing.     The parking lot was pretty jammed when the doors opened, and it never let up!     The show was jammin’ too!     If you’re thinking your home needs...