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What New Home Buyers And Sellers Should Know About Environmental Inspections Services and Radon Testing

Whether you are buying or selling your home, there are an array of residential environmental tests that are available to consumers to spot issues that may arise in the buying and selling process. Environmental testing is highly recommended to uncover any issues that could impact your family's health.

So what environmental test should I have done? There are a variety of residential environmental testing services that are available. However, in this article, we are going to uncover the misconceptions and importance of testing your home’s radon levels.
Why Do You Need To Test For Radon? Radon is a  radioactive gas that has been found in homes all over the United States. It comes from the natural breakdown of uranium in soil, rock, and water, and gets into the air you breath. Radon typically moves up through the ground, into the air above, and enters your home through cracks and other holes in the foundation. Radon can also enter your home through well water. 
Any home can have a Rado…

The Value of having a home inspection for buyer & sellers working with a realtor

Many people who thought that buying the home they wanted was simply out of their reach are now enjoying a new lifestyle in their very own homes. Buying a home is the smartest financial decision you will ever make.Of course, there are peaks and valleys, but the long-term trend is a consistent increase.   Even if you have little money for a down payment or credit problems, chances are that you can still buy that new home. It just comes down to knowing the right strategies, and working with the right people.    Hire A Buyer’s Agent To Represent You

For obvious reasons, buying property is a complex and stressful transaction. In many cases, it is the biggest, single investment you will make in your lifetime.Over time, real estate transactions have become increasingly complicated.Due to new technology, laws, procedures, and competition from other buyers driving agents to perform at an ever-expanding level of competence, professionalism and industry expertise.

It’s important now than ever to ma…

What Should Be Your Expectation Of A Pre-Listing Home Inspection

So you have decided that your house should be put up for sale and being the smart person you are, you know that it is important to carry out a residential home inspection before listing it up for grabs.  

A pre-listing home inspection uncovers potential surprises that could derail your sale. If you are ready to sell your home and want to ensure that the sale process will go smoothly, you may want to consider having a pre-listing inspection from an experienced inter-NACHI certified inspector.

As a consumer, you should take a moment to evaluate the Standards of Practice followed by your inspector. It is recommended that your inspector is affiliated with a professional inspection organization, and if the reports follow no particular standards, find another inspector.  If your inspector is a member of InterNACHI, then you can trust that he is among the elite and the highest trained in the industry. Most of your inspection will be related to maintenance recommendations and minor imperfectio…