During a residential real-estate transaction, most people anticipate that a buyer will opt for a home inspection after they’re under contract. However, home inspections aren’t only for the buyer. At Americas Choice Inspections, our team recommends that sellers also consider a pre-listing home inspection for the following reasons.
Radon is one of those out-of-sight-out-of-mind topics. It’s not on many buyers’ radars for concern until it’s often too late. As the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States (according to the Environmental Protection Agency), radon levels should not go ignored during the home-buying process. Here’s what you gain by getting a radon inspection from our team at Americas Choice Inspections.
You want a home that will stand the test of time. In fact, one of the first things you might look for in a house is whether it seems to be solidly built or not. The bad news is that even the most seemingly sturdy homes built with the best materials can be struck by termites. The result is that you have a beautiful home in need of repair or even structurally unsound. Your best bet to fend off termites and to know whether a home has already suffered termite damage is to get a termite inspection from Americas Choice Inspections.
Many customers who contact Americas Choice Inspections understand the value of a traditional home inspection. They know how vital it is to their home-buying or home-selling experience. However, we have found that radon testing is not as well known. In fact, many people don’t even know what radon is.If you’re one of these customers, don’t fret. Our team at Americas Choice is here to tell you all about radon testing and why it’s valuable to your residential inspection process.
When you’ve found a North Carolina home you love, you’re ready to do everything you can to get the keys and start moving in. Already, you’re dreaming about paint colors and where to put the furniture. But before you get too far ahead of the real-estate process, you have to complete a home inspection. You might be tempted to breeze right through it, but you want to take your time, hire the right inspector, and ask plenty of questions to protect your investment.At Americas Choice Inspections, we recommend that all home buyers ask a variety of questions so you can feel comfortable with your decisions.
You walk into a home and something just smells…old. Possibly musty. You can’t quite lay a finger on it, but you know that there’s something amiss. Could it be mold? When you’re looking at a prospective home, you don’t want to wonder whether a house has mold issues. You need to know for sure by getting a mold inspection by professionals like our team at Americas Choice Inspections. Here are three reasons why a mold inspection is a valuable asset to homebuyers.
Buying a home in the Charlotte, NC, area is a big deal. You’re investing a significant amount of money into your very own piece of North Carolina, and you want to protect that real-estate investment and your family. One of the best ways to do just that is with a home inspection from Americas Choice Inspections.
Many North Carolina homebuyers fear termite damage in their new homes—and rightly so. Termites can cause significant damage that you can’t see, so you want to know whether the property shows signs of these pests before purchasing it. But just how can you know whether the property has termites or termite damage? Let our crew at Americas Choice Inspections give you a few tips.
When you’re purchasing a new home, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the expenses. In addition to financing your home, you also have to consider utilities’ hookups, moving truck rental, termite inspections, closing costs, and, of course, the home inspection. Even though it might be tempting to forego the inspection to save some cash, don’t do it. The home inspection is too valuable.
Home-buying can be a tedious process. Many homebuyers want to get through the home-inspection process as quickly as possible and avoid any specialty add-ons. However, our team at Americas Choice Inspections urges our customers to consider the value of a radon inspection.