Examining the quality and consistency of home inspections
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For most of us, owning a home is not a “Spectator Sport.” Many homebuyers, especially first-timers dive into homeownership with little or no thought about who’s going to look after the day-to-day needs of their home. Unless you’re quite well off, paying other people for general maintenance, upkeep and repairs can quickly drain a family budget.
You’re a Realtor and shortly after closing, your buyer calls to tell you the Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) was just at their door demanding to inspect the new basement wiring…
(NC) Whether you’re getting ready to sell or just looking to refresh your home, you don’t need a huge budget to give a noticeable boost to how your home looks and feels.
(NC) When you buy a pre-construction house or condominium unit, you and your builder agree to a date by which you’ll be able to move in. For most homes, this date is referred to as the closing date. For others such as high-rise condominiums, it is known as the occupancy date.
“Walk and Talks” are becoming popular as homebuyers waive conditions in a frenzied market.
Jared and Alicia Galambos are the parents of 4 year-old Mason, who is living with Allan-Herndon-Dudley syndrome (AHDS), an extremely rare genetic disorder also known as MCT8 deficiency. This young family's entire world came crashing down with Mason’s rare diagnosis. Caring for Mason is now an exhausting 24 hour-a-day job for his parents and comes at great monetary expense.
(NC) One of the biggest sources of confusion among owners of newly built homes is their warranty coverage.
Five things every buyer of a new build needs to know
Home inspections are still a good idea, even after closing.
Gil Strachan is a professional home inspector, representing Electrospec Home Inspection Services in east-central Ontario since 1994.