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4 Tips for Real Estate Agents on Home Inspections

As a real estate agent, you play a critical role in the home buying process. One of the most important steps in that process is the home inspection. A thorough inspection can reveal issues that may not be immediately apparent. Ultimately, they help your clients make informed decisions about the home they’re interested in. However,  … Read more

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The Top 6 Hidden Issues Home Inspectors Often Find

As a Long Island homebuyer, you may think that the house you want to buy is in perfect condition. However, there are several hidden issues that may be lurking beneath the surface. A home inspection can help uncover these problems before they become major issues. The home inspection is a vital part of the home  … Read more

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5 Ways a Home’s Location Impacts the Home Inspection

If you’re in the market for a new home on Long Island, it’s important to be aware of the unique differences that come with each location. Depending on the location of your dream home, the home inspector can anticipate different potential issues and vulnerabilities of a home. For example, if you’re looking at homes on  … Read more

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What You Need to Know About Moss Growth on Roofs

If you’re a homeowner in Long Island, you’re likely aware of the various issues that can arise with your property. One of the most common problems that homeowners face is the growth of moss on their roofs. Moss may seem harmless, but it can cause significant damage to your home if left unchecked. That’s why  … Read more

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The Importance of Insulation and Ventilation in Your Home Inspection Report

When buying a home on Long Island, it is important to pay attention to the home inspection report. One key area of the report is the section on insulation and ventilation. After scheduling your home inspection, you may not consider these areas to be super important. Major systems such as electrical and plumbing will likely  … Read more

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Roof Inspection: What a Home Buyer and Seller Should Know

A home inspection is a vital part of the home buying process. When you get a home inspection, one of the things that is checked is the roof. The roof is one of the most important parts of a home, so you want to make sure that it is in good condition. By having a  … Read more

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The Importance of Knowing What’s Underground: Oil Tanks

New Home Inspectors is ready to dive into an important piece of underground knowledge. This time, we’re talking about underground oil tanks. Depending on the age of your property, you may very well have an old and perhaps even leaking oil tank beneath your feet. Knowing that this could be a potential problem is key  … Read more

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Heating Your Home: What You Need to Know About Inspections

Heating systems are one of the most important features of a home. Not only do they keep you warm in the winter, but they also play an important role in the overall safety and efficiency of your home. That’s why it’s an important piece of the home inspection. Like it or not, the cold weather  … Read more

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Challenges of a Home Inspection During the Winter

Winter is coming on Long Island and you’re in the market for a new home. Congratulations! You’ve come to the right place. One of the most important steps in buying a home is getting a home inspection done and you should not skip it. But did you know that there are some things that can’t  … Read more