What Is and Isn’t a Home Inspection Deal-Breaker?
Lead-Based Paint? Cracked Floors? Mold? None of these are exactly desirable qualities when it comes to buying a home, but where is the line between fixer-upper and deal-breaker? Sometimes what’s found in a home inspection can seem overwhelming, but many issues can be remedied without too much pain on either side. The Fairfax County Times […]read more
I Can Has Home Inspection?
What do you do when you find an abandoned cat during a routine home inspection? You take it home with you, of course. That’s one one homeowner did in Sarasota, Florida, anyway. Click here for moar.read more
What to do when you get a bad home inspector?
A good home inspection can save you money, time, and a lot of stress. But what do you do if you suspect your home inspection was less than the best? While this is never something you’ll have to worry about if you choose the licensed and experienced expertise of Jabuka Home Inspections, it’s still valuable information […]read more
Why Home Inspections are More Than Bargaining Chips
Be wary of viewing home inspections as negotiation tools. The Boston Globe has written an article explaining why home inspections are such an integral part of the real estate process, and why they’re not about finding flaws in order to drop the selling price — they’re about making sure the buyer knows exactly what or or she is […]read more
Professional home inspections important when buying a home.
Home inspections have become an important part of the home-buying process, as insurance companies no longer automatically insure homes constructed with outdated building codes, and financial institutions seek assurances the homes they are financing are free of defects. At first, home inspections were a good idea. Today, however, with all of the peril in insurance […]read more
A Home Inspection Could Save Your Life
“A fire broke out just last week in a south Florida townhouse. An elderly couple made it out just in the nick of time. They were treated for smoke inhalation as the fire ripped through their home in the early morning hours. The couple said a recent building inspection saved their lives. In the building […]read more