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Home Energy Audits

  • 5 min read

Your home should be a sanctuary where you and your family thrive, where every nook and cranny hums in perfect unison, and lasts for generations. A home Energy Audit can help you reach to comfort needs.

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Can My House Fail a Home Inspection? 

  • 6 min read

The home inspection process can be nerve-wracking for both buyers and sellers. A home inspection can expose defects in a house that the current owner may not be aware of, yet it’s crucial to understand that there’s no such thing as a “pass” or “fail” when it comes to home inspections. Although some properties may have significant defects, potentially rendering them uninsurable or prompting buyers to reconsider their purchase, a poorly resulting home inspection does NOT render your house UNSELLABLE.

The Essentials of a Condo or Townhouse Home Inspection

  • 10 min read

To ensure you’re choosing the right condo or townhouse that will continue to provide value to you and your family, it’s crucial to have a thorough home inspection to ensure you’re making an informed decision. A professional home inspector will meticulously evaluate various aspects of the whole condo or townhouse property, including all accessible communal areas, as well as a general evaluation of the buildings exterior to provide you with a comprehensive assessment or not only your new condo or townhome, but for the building as a whole. Knowing whether or not you are purchasing a property in a building with years of deferred maintenance and neglect can help save you down the line from financial stressors like: raised HOA fees, unexpected repairs inside your unit, or high priced association or building maintenance repair assessments. In truth, buying a condo or townhome without any assessment of the property’s condition or the building management’s future plans for restoration and repair can be incredibly expensive risk to your financial future. Here are some of the many reasons why a condo or townhome inspection can save you time, money and reduce potential future stress.

Should I get a pre-listing home inspection

Why a Pre-Listing Home Inspection Benefits Sellers

  • 3 min read

Hello, homeowners and potential sellers! If you’re considering putting your home on the market, you may be wondering how to streamline the selling process and maximize your property’s value. In this blog post, I, Inspector Jo, will explain why a pre-listing home inspection is a smart move for sellers. By understanding the benefits of a pre-listing inspection, you can gain a competitive edge in the market and increase your chances of a successful sale.

There’s a Tool For That

  • 2 min read

A home inspector typically uses a variety of tools during an inspection to help them evaluate the condition of a home. Here are some examples of common tools used by home inspectors: These are just a few examples of the tools that home inspectors use. The specific tools used may vary depending on the inspector’s… Read More »There’s a Tool For That

We’re looking for you

  • 1 min read

Chicago Real Estate Agents and Brokers Inspector Jo has started sending out email to local real estate agents and brokers in the Oak Lawn and Chicago area. We’re ready to start booking inspections immediately. Maybe your current inspector is just okay or kind of rude even? Maybe they are really busy and have limited appointments.… Read More »We’re looking for you