Home Inspections Articles

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Hurdles that slow down closing

Author: Mandy Garnto
There's not much worse than receiving the news that your clients' closing date has to be postponed. However, the most common hurdles on the way to closing can be cleared...
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Staying Ahead of the Swarm

Author: Mandy Garnto
Now that temperatures are creeping up, termite swarms are on the rise. Each year, swarms occur when a colony has reached its maximum capacity and needs to create satellite...
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Buying "As Is"

Author: Emily Burrows
Short Due Diligence? Buying "As Is"? Don't be tempted to skip the home inspection.The Due diligence period refers to the time after the signing of a contract that a home buyer...
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Radon - what is it and who should test for it?

Author: Emily Burrows
Radon - what is it and who should test for it?Radon is a by-product of the breakdown of granite bedrock. It is a radioactive gas, a known carcinogen, and an element that can...
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What is a Home Inspection?

Author: Emily Burrows
Purchasing a home can be a complex and stressful process, but professional agents and other key players can help smooth the path and set your mind at ease. One of these key...
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Airborne Mold Testing

Author: Emily Burrows
Airborne Mold Testing: Who should test and why. As an inspector, I often get asked by my clients if they should test for mold. Since this is a discussion I frequently...
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Protect Your Castle

Author: Joy Stanton-Hirst
Your home is your castle, protecting you and your family. It is one of the most important purchases you will ever make, but maintaining the protection of your home without the...
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3 Tools for Homeowners to Stay Ahead

Author: Joy Stanton-Hirst
Your family and home deserve the utmost protection, but it can be a daunting task for those missing the proper tools. It takes a lot to juggle all the homeowner...
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Red Flags for Homeowners

Author: Joy Stanton-Hirst
Issues in your home are always best when caught early. The best way to spot the red flags of a potential problem is to rely on your senses and be alert. Always be equipped by...
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Protect Your Home From its Biggest Threat

Author: Joy Stanton-Hirst
The biggest threat to your home may surprise you. Whether you're fighting against severe storms or leaky pipes, water in any part of your home puts the integrity of your home...
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Cingo Reinforces Commitment to Homeowners With Addition of Second Home Inspection Company

Author: Team CMC
Cingo, one of the Southeast's leading home services companies, continues its commitment to serve homeowners by adding Building Knowledge to its portfolio of...
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Cingo, Cornerstone merger creates largest home inspection company in Georgia

Author: Team CMC
The merger of Cingo and The Cornerstone Inspection Group brings together nearly 70 years of experience to create a powerful new way to provide protection services required by...

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