DIRECT:    


 Welcome to the MikeFreemanProperties.com Blog

2015-07-30 09:52:32
Home Inspection Survival Guide for Buyers

While it may be one of the most infamous parts of buying a home, you should never, ever buy a house without a home inspection. And while it can be nerve-wracking, it doesn’t have to be. Here’s my Home Inspection Survival Guide for buyers:

1. Attend the inspection. No matter how busy your schedule, make time to attend your potential home’s inspection. Let the inspector do his job and get a verbal summary at the conclusion of the inspection. Ask questions, and keep in mind you’ll also receive a written report of his findings within the next 24-48 hours.

2. Your potential home will have problems. Perfect home inspections happen in the land of the Tooth Fairy. Don’t panic when you see the laundry list of problems. Most challenges can be overcome, and your inspector will help prioritize.

3. Nearly everything can be fixed. Seriously. Almost every item in a house can be fixed, upgraded or replaced, but it is important that you know what those things are, and that’s where your home inspection report comes in handy.

4. Let the report be your “to-do” list. Don’t print your home inspection and set it aside. After a few days, or even after closing, it can be easy to forget about items in need of repair. Get necessary repair work done, pronto. You’ll be glad you did.

Homeownership is an incredible gift, and as with anything wonderful, sometimes you’ve got to work at it. Use your home inspection experience to analyze and protect your investment and make sure to enjoy the journey in the meantime.

If I can ever assist your journey, I'm always here and I'm happy to help. Reach out to me at (512) 694-9769 or email me anytime.

 

 
Blog Archive
2019-04-10 15:04:29
Relish the Springtime Weather and Gorgeous Bluebonnets at these Austin-area Patches

2019-03-26 15:31:03
4 Tips for Spring Yard Prep in Central Texas

2019-03-20 08:41:50
Know Before You Go! Mortgage Prep & Home Affordability

2019-03-20 08:01:37
Meet The Ruby Hotel in Downtown Round Rock

2019-02-28 16:22:06
America’s Largest Indoor Waterpark Opening in Round Rock in 2020

2019-02-28 16:17:32
Cedar Park Development Led by Award-Winning Mueller Team

2019-02-25 14:27:58
Kid-friendly Staycations in Austin - just in time for Spring Break!

2019-02-01 05:40:16
Round Rock’s Forest Creek Golf Course named No. 8 most improved by Golf Advisor

2019-02-01 05:16:55
City Council Approves First Step to a New 1,200 Home Development in Northeast Round Rock

2019-01-30 12:50:52
Dog-Friendly Places in Williamson County, TX

2019-01-30 10:33:21
Did you buy a home in 2018? Here's everything you need to know about filing your Homestead Exemption in Texas!

2019-01-07 07:37:34
Buyer Tips for House Hunting in 2019

2018-12-21 07:03:09
Selling in the Winter Months? Here’s How to Maximize Your Home Sale Chances

2018-12-20 12:28:07
Williamson County Vote to Review Property Tax Exemption Policy for Residents Over 65 and the Disabled

2018-11-30 09:11:28
Selling Your Home in the Winter May Not Be So Bad

2018-11-28 13:05:06
Austin-Area Home Sales and Sales Dollar Volume Set October Record

2018-11-28 09:55:00
Smoke Alarms Save Lives -- Tips for Setting Up and Using Smoke Alarms

2018-11-26 12:07:14
Holiday Fun in Austin, TX

2018-11-06 09:58:45
Staging Tips and How to Stage on a Budget

2018-10-31 11:22:08
Should I Stage My Home Before Selling?

2018-10-31 09:49:08
What is a Multi-Gen or NextGen® Home?

2018-10-19 13:34:03
What is an In-Law Suite? Simple: It is a Smart Feature with Endless Possibility

2018-09-26 10:05:37
Proposed Cedar Park Mixed-Use Development Indigo Ridge South Could Bring Businesses and Housing for Thousands

2018-09-25 14:04:51
American Planning Association Names Historic Downtown Georgetown, TX as a 2018 Great Neighborhood

2018-09-24 14:11:13
Moving Checklist

Click here to see ALL articles.


Comment on this Article

Your Name:
Your Email:
Comments:
Verify:  Please enter the numbers shown to help eliminate spam.