Escrow can be cancelled for many reasons. The most common is a low appraisal. But repair items and sellers may be problematic. Find out how our Cancelled Escrow Protection covers you.
The fastest return on your real estate investment… It is often said that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. That is particularly true when buying a house. Even though most houses in California are sold “as-is”, we feel that a buyer still deserves to know what condition the house is in,… Read more »
Excessive water pressure is a leading cause of flooded houses. Learn how to avoid this costly mistake.
Older Air Conditioners will soon be obsolete if they use this outdated refrigerant. Find out what your options are with these older systems.
Philip Smith is a home inspector with certifications from InterNACHI, CREIA, and IAC2.Having a passion for inspecting homes, I joined The Real Estate Inspection Company after owning and operating an inspection business for 15 years. I have been a Certified Home Inspector since 2004 and have inspected well over 4,000 properties in San Diego, Orange… Read more »
Sadly, the second largest cause of death in California is drowning. In 1996, California introduced the Pool Safety Act. This Bill required several safety measures to help prevent accidental drownings. It has been revised several times, and in it’s most recent revision requires at least two of seven safety devices. Also in 2018, it became… Read more »
Numerous inspections exist in addition to the general home inspection including drain lines, meth, mold, etc. What ancillary inspections are important to buyers and real estate agents? A recent survey reveals how our clients feel.
If you need to know about allergens, we can help. Consider getting air samples performed in addition to your home inspection. The same lab that analyzes our mold samples can analyze air samples and tell you about all the particulates in the air that you and your family will be breathing.