Looking Back, Looking Forward, Part II

Looking Forward People and Places: Now Now, many of the houses that are inspected are vacant and owned by a bank. All areas are being looked at and most of  my clients are young first time buyers that have chosen not to move out of the area. Buyers know that there are problems with the house and hire us to explain how severe the problems are and how and if it can be fixed.   Inspections:...

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Looking Back, Looking Forward, Part I

As often we do this time of year, I am looking back not just at 2010, but the 21+ years that I have been doing Home and Building Inspections. After my ramblings about the past, I will share with you some thoughts I have on the future of my industry and housing in general. Getting Into the Business: Back in 1987-88, I started getting an interest in Home Inspections after reading a couple...

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