March 13, 2016 marks the beginning of Daylight Saving Time for 2016. Changing our clocks to “Spring Forward in the Spring & Fall Back in the Fall” has become part of the fabric of our lives. Did you know that this concept of capitalizing on daylight is credited to Benjamin Franklin who suggested it in […]
‘Further Inspection’ Needed In our earlier posts, we have discussed the type of termites that are common locally and how termite reports relate to the purchase of residential real estate in our area, in particular how Section I and Section II findings may be resolved in a transaction. In addition to classifying deficiencies as Section […]
Purchase Contracts & Termites In our last post, we wrote about the types of termites commonly found in California. As Realtors, we review termite reports with our clients as we counsel them in preparing their homes for the real estate market or in purchasing a home. We also review the pest control provisions of the […]
Termites: Small ugly bug; big force of destruction! Termites are destructive insects which can live undetected in your home. In the State of California, the two most common termites are Drywood Termites and Subterranean Termites. Only only licensed pest control companies are authorized to inspect and make recommendations for correcting the problem. Drywood Termites Drywood […]
Often evidence of rodent infestation is noted in inspection reports relating to the sale of a home and well-counseled sellers are advised to attend to the situation right away.