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Home Warranty

Why Get an 18-Month Home Warranty?

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When you are looking for a home warranty, one of the most important things to consider is the length of the contract. Most people automatically assume that the longer the warranty, the better it is. However, this may not be true in all cases. In fact, an 18-month home warranty might be a better option […]

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New Home Construction

3 Common Issues Found in a New Construction Inspection

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A new construction inspection is an important step in the home building process. It can help identify any potential problems with the construction of your home before they become more significant issues. At Residential Inspector of America, our new construction inspections reveal many problems, including those listed here.

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Atlanta

Common Foundation Issues in Older Homes

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In real estate, a home 50 years old is often considered an older home. That’s because building codes and standards have changed dramatically over the last five decades. These changes include the type of foundation poured or used for most houses in the area. As a result, foundational issues are among the most common problems […]

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Carbon monoxide detectors

4 FAQs about Carbon Monoxide Detectors

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Protecting your family from potential dangers within your home is a top priority. With a professional home inspection from Residential Inspector of America, you can prepare for these possible dangers. However, some can creep into your home well after we’re gone. Carbon monoxide is one such danger, and if you don’t have working detectors, your […]

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Home Inspector

3 Things Home Inspections and Appraisals Have in Common

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Many first-time homebuyers confuse inspections for appraisals, and vice versa. However, these two evaluations of a home are not the same, and opting out of one or the other might cost you. Furthermore, they’re both essential to your financial interest in a home, so you must employ a professional, like Residential Inspector of America. Yet, […]

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Home Inspector

5 Things to Be Aware Of When Buying an Older Home

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Are you dreaming of owning an older home? Maybe you like the idea of restoring a centuries-old home or the fact you can own a piece of history. Before diving into a purchase, you must be aware of the potential problems with older homes. Thankfully, a home inspection from Residential Inspector of America can help […]

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Home Inspector

How to Choose a Home Inspector

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The home inspection is an important part of the home-buying process. Its results can have a significant impact on your satisfaction with the home and the final purchase price. The home inspector is responsible for spotting issues with the home and relaying that information back to you. However, they are not responsible for repairs, which […]

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