‘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 […]
Take a look below to find out how $18,000,000,000 (yes $18B!) was invested on home improvements in the last year.
A few weeks ago we provided a few home maintenance tips to keep your home in safe and good operating condition. A good trigger for remembering to do this maintenance is at the end of Daylight Saving Time as you adjusted your clocks. Included on the list is the recommendation that you consider the installation […]
We recently responded in an on-line forum regarding the top mistakes made by home sellers. Here is the list that we suggested. We thought you might be interested as well.
While you adjust your clock to fit the season, we suggest you also consider synchronizing your household maintenance calendar so that you remember routine tasks that are often overlooked until a problem is evident. Based on years of selling houses and counseling our clients about attentive care for their homes, we have some suggestions.
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.