Effective Communication
Home Inspections

How Effective Communication Unlocks Success in Realtor-Home Inspector Partnerships

In the realm of real estate transactions, effective communication between realtors and home inspectors is crucial for a smooth and successful process. Establishing a strong line of communication helps ensure that all parties involved are on the same page, leading to more efficient inspections and accurate assessments of the property. Effective communication between realtors & home inspectors is crucial for

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Realtors and Home Inspectors
Home Inspections

The Power of Collaboration: Boosting Buyer Confidence with Realtors and Home Inspectors

When it comes to buying or selling a home, having a seamless and successful transaction is crucial. One way to ensure this is by having realtors and home inspectors work together collaboratively. By leveraging their expertise and coordinating efforts, these professionals can provide valuable insights and support to clients throughout the home buying or selling process. Collaborating with realtors and

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Expansive Soil Foundation in Colorado Springs
Home Inspections

Inspecting Expansive Soil Foundation in Colorado Springs

Expansive Soil Foundation in Colorado Springs can be a significant threat to homes, particularly in the Broadmore, Flying Horse, and Rock Rimmon areas. They are prone to significant expansion and contraction due to changes in moisture levels. As a homeowner, it’s crucial to be aware of this potential risk and take proactive measures to prevent any damage to your property.

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why polybutylene pipes are bad
Home Inspections

Why Polybutylene Pipes Are Bad During a Home Sale Inspection?

As a homeowner, the last thing you want is to have your home sale fall through due to a failed inspection. One of the biggest issues that can arise during a home inspection is deteriorated water supply lines. In particular, polybutylene pipes are bad and have become a major concern for homebuyers and inspectors alike. Polybutylene pipes were commonly used

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Read your home inspection report
Home Inspections

How to Read Your Home Inspection Report in Colorado

The inspection is a critical step in buying a home, so you know the property’s flaws before the final closing. After a home inspection, you’ll receive a detailed report that can seem overwhelming at first glance. However, understanding how to read your home inspection report gives you peace of mind before finalizing the sale.  The inspector or realtor will review

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Rural vs. City Property Inspections
Home Inspections

Rural vs. City Property Inspections in El Paso County

Home inspections in Colorado Springs differ from those in El Paso County’s rural areas. So if you’re buying or selling a house, it’s important to understand rural vs. city property inspections.  Consider what additional inspections you’ll need when purchasing a rural property. For example, many country homes are not on public water and sewer. So, ask your home inspector about

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Home Inspection Issues in Colorado
Home Inspections

Top Home Inspection Issues in Colorado

The inspection report reveals so much about your potential home. You want to know that you’re getting a quality property that will last for years. Unfortunately, we come across many different home inspection issues in Colorado.  A home inspection can reveal severe problems and minor issues. Some significant areas include wiring, pumping, roofing, and foundation. Issues with these can be

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Realtor Helps with Home Inspection
Home Inspections

How a Realtor Helps with Home Inspections

Good realtors insist their clients have an inspection before purchasing a home. Inspectors can find hidden damage or problems lurking out of sight. For example, poorly maintained HVAC or serious roofing issues are deal breakers for many buyers. In addition, hiring a realtor helps with home inspections because they know how to walk you through the report and negotiate before

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What do you offer in your home inspection service?

Including pre purchase pre-purchase home inspections, pre listing inspections, pest inspections (termites and wood destroying insects), Radon testing, EIFS (Dryvit) inspections, Mold testing, indoor air quality testing, energy evaluation and specialized inspections (i.e. moisture problems and problem solving).


Once you provide an inspection, when will I see the report and do you send them to my realtor?

We pledge to complete the inspections and provide written reports within 1-3 days after being contacted. We will typically fax or e-mail email copies of the reports to Realtors, attorneys and clients the same day the inspection is completed.

If I need you after the inspection, will you be available?

Our goal is to provide the highest level of service to our clients. We will make ourselves available for walkthroughs and follow-up questions. As in the past we aim to put things in proper perspective, and not needlessly alarm our clients.


Can anyone be a Home Inspector?

Every inspector is certified and participating in an ongoing education program. Springs Home Inspection is a member of American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) and our inspections follow the ASHI standards of practice.

Is it really worth getting an inspection done when we want to purchase a home?

Dollar for dollar, there is no better use of your money then having a certified a home inspection that will outline the strength and weaknesses of the home you’re buying.

We are ready to sell, now what?

A pre-listing home inspection reveals potential issues that could derail the sale of your home.  We make sure you know and understand every fact about the property you are purchasing.

Do you do a permit search history?

Yes, every inspection we do includes a permit search history. This helps understand what was done to the home and what issues there may have been in the past.

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