Entries by WillDinsmore

Should I get a Home Inspection on a NEW HOME?

The big question, “Should I get a home inspection on new construction?” Talk to any Home Inspector and they are going to say YES of course, but is this a biased opinion? After all the inspector is getting paid to inspect. Why wouldn’t they say yes? Maybe they just want a nice simple smooth inspection. […]

Home Inspection-What to Expect

So you made an offer to buy a home and your Realtor just told you that you NEED to get a Home Inspection. Ok then. What next? First things first. You need to find and hire a Home Inspector and you probably only have 7 to 10 days to schedule all of your inspections per […]

Home Inspectors: Friend or Foe?

Home Inspectors Friend or foe…? This is going to be more of a rant than an informative piece. Be warned. Why do Realtors sometimes hate Home Inspectors? Why are sellers and buyers afraid of home inspection day? It’s easy. A home inspection can be like a wrecking ball aimed at the dreams of home buyers […]

FHA 203K Renovation Loan Program Q and A

Q- How much money can I finance for renovations through the FHA 203K? A- There are two options available through the 203K program. Option one is the Limited 203K where there is no minimum and a maximum of $35,000 in renovations, repairs and FEES. I emphasize the term “fees” because this will ultimately take away […]

Top 3 Reasons Why You Need a Home Inspection When Buying a Home

Learn the “True Value” of the Home. The value of a home on the market is always a BIG question. Many parts make up listing the value of a home such as the home’s location, size, market comparisons, luxury items, and of course deficiencies. What do we mean by deficiencies? Basically, any negatively impacting issue […]