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Cancelled Escrow Protection

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Protect yourself from the disappointment – and expense – of a cancelled escrow. No one anticipates falling out of escrow. After all, you wouldn’t make an offer on a house unless you really wanted it. But houses fall out of escrow all the time for numerous reasons. The most common of which is a low appraisal. […]

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Environmental Testing: What It Is and Why You Need It

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Californians care deeply about the environment, but sometimes we focus solely on the global level, forgetting about the importance of our personal indoor air quality. If you’re concerned about indoor air quality, you may want to consider environmental testing which, in this case, involves looking for mold. Keep reading to discover what The Real Estate […]

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5 Things To Consider When Buying Older Homes

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The housing market exploded in 2021, and the cost of homes skyrocketed. While home prices stabilize, some buyers seek out older homes to stay within their budget. However, older homes sometimes come with problems. The Real Estate Inspection Company has extensive experience in identifying these problems. In this post, we share five things to consider […]

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Tips and Tricks for California Home Inspections and Repairs

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No matter how hot the housing market is, The Real Estate Inspection Company always recommends getting a home inspection. At the same time, you should know those home inspections don’t capture every issue in a house. Fortunately, you can use a tool to help address the items an inspection report captures to make life easier. […]

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Answers to All Your Questions About Mold Inspections

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Have you considered getting a mold inspection? Several valid reasons exist to have a mold inspection. If you haven’t been through the process, you may feel anxious and probably have questions. The Real Estate Inspection Company wants you to be prepared and comfortable with the process. Therefore, this post provides answers to your questions about […]

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Schedule Your Pool & Spa Inspection Before Warmer Weather Hits

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It’s that time of year again! As the weather starts to warm up, it’s time to think about your pool and spa. An annual inspection is a great way to ensure that your pool and spa are safe and ready for use. A professional inspector from The Real Estate Inspection Company will check for any […]

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What Is An AB-38 Inspection and Why It Matters

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In California, AB-38 requires a disclosure form for residential homes built before January 1, 2010, and located in high or very-high Fire severity zones. The disclosure requires inspecting the home’s exterior to identify any potential fire hazards. The inspection’s documentation must be captured in the California Home Fire Hardening and Defensible Space disclosure form and included […]

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Moisture, Mildew, and Mold: Everything You Should Know

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Black mold. Even reading or hearing the term can make people feel anxious. Indeed, black mold is a dangerous toxin that makes people very sick. Still, how common is it? Are all molds harmful? And what’s the difference between moisture, mildew, and mold, anyway? In this post, The Real Estate Inspection Company answers these questions […]

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Why Buyers Should Demand an AB-38 Defensible Space Inspection

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Californians in search of a new home must navigate various challenges. For instance, the market continues to push housing costs higher. Additionally, California regulators require certain inspections that other states don’t. One such example is the new AB-38 Defensible Space inspection. In this post, The Real Estate Inspection Company explains what the law requires, how […]

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Reflection and Gratitude from the Real Estate Inspection Company

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As 2021 comes to a close, The Real Estate Inspection Company is reflecting on all that has transpired this year. We are eager to forge ahead into 2022. However, we also think it’s a good idea to take stock of all the good things we’ve experienced as the year wraps. In times like these, when […]

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Are Drones or Pole Cameras the Best Approach for a Roof Inspection?

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When it comes to home inspections, the roof is an essential component. It protects the home, keeps out the elements, and helps save energy. However, many roofs aren’t very accessible, which is why some inspectors assess what they can from the ground. At The Real Estate Inspection Company, we believe thorough inspections include roofs. That […]

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