Here is a video that covers that basic 203K loan process:
All exterior issues found will be documented with digital photos that are provided in the Sac Inspect home inspection report.
With Earth Day right around the corner what better time to look at steps to make your home more energy efficient! There are plenty of ways to make a home run on less energy which can result in significant cost savings on your electricity bill. By doing a few simple...
many mortgage lenders require a professional appraisal to be done but not necessarily mandate that a home inspection is completed.
We see it all the time- home projects that went wrong! A homeowner goes in with good intentions and then realizes they have bitten off more than they can chew. When done incorrectly, DIY home projects can cost a lot more money to fix than what they would have taken if a professional was hired in the beginning. There are certain projects that you do not want to DIY.
The Sacramento area real estate market finally sees a sense of normalcy and mimics many other top markets across the country. Earlier this year Zillow named Sacramento to the list of Top 10 hottest housing markets for 2017. The cities were chosen based on a high-income growth, low unemployment rates, and quickly rising home values.
With over 5,000 homes inspected over the course of 10 years in business, Sac Inspect offers a variety of custom inspections including: home inspections, pre-listing inspections, 203k inspections, landlord inspections, probate inspections, and residential redevelopment inspections. Our many qualifications and certifications allow us to provide our customer with the best expertise available as well as top-notch customer service.
We always get asked about tips and tricks for home inspections. One recent report with the National Association of Realtors (NAR) showed that nearly four out of every five homes sold in the United States are evaluated by a professional home inspector before they are sold. The NAR further reported that realtors recommend buyers get a home inspection nearly 99 percent of the time, and most buyers listed to their agent as they request a home inspection in 84 percent of all transactions.
While having a home inspection done isn’t mandatory it is definitely a good idea to know what you are getting into with the purchase of a home. Paying a nominal fee for a home inspection is much better than spending thousands of dollars down the road.
When a home inspector visits a property they thoroughly examine a variety of items, systems, and components to gather a comprehensive home inspection report. This report is filled with details on the roof, exterior, interior, plumbing, heating and cooling, electrical, windows, foundation, flooring, and insulation. Here are the standard terms found in a Sac Inspect Home Inspection Report…