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Yard drains for proper drainage

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What to know about yard drains for proper drainage Back in the days when you could buy a house that sat on an acre of land there was no need for yard drains. Here in Los Angeles and local newer communities such as Santa Clarita, yard drains are almost a necessity. Regardless of the soil types present in your area, …

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Never use a home inspector from a realtors list

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Collusion Between Realtors and A Home Inspector from a Realtors List (trust me… it’s real) You just spent the last 3 weekends searching through multiple homes to find the one that’s just right for you. You made your offer and now its time to open escrow. Your realtor hands you a list of their 3 favorite home inspectors and says …

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The Home Inspector Missed Problems-Now What?

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The Home Inspector Missed Problems-Now What? ​The home inspector plays a huge part in the decision buying process. Many home inspectors now days are complacent in their roles as home inspectors or as i like to refer to them as… “home buyer protectors“. At the present time, there are no California requirements to actually work as a home inspector. Wow …

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Common repairs needed after a home inspection

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List of Some Common Repairs Needed After a Home Inspection A good thorough Home inspection can uncover many different issues. Some of these issues can be categorized as superficial and some significant. Of these issues the buyer will have to decide which ones are common repairs and can be put off for say, a later date, which are in need …

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Home Inspection Companies In Santa Clarita

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Home Inspection Companies Santa Clarita As a person who’s spent a better part of 40+ years in the Santa Clarita Valley, I’d say there has been a great many changes from growing up as a kid to now.  After being a professional home inspector for over 23 years now, I’d say i’ve seen great many changes here too. Some good …

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REX Real estate. The end of the realtor?

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REX Real estate. The end of the realtor? If you’ve ever bought or sold a home, or even looked into it, you discovered something. Hiring a real estate agent is likely the only way you’re going to get a property. For many transactions, the realtors charge a cool 6% basically for the pleasure of their company. Now, if you buy …

CPVC piping nightmare

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CPVC Piping Nightmare Most homeowners choose a cheaper option from time to time. Maybe you get an inexpensive brand of interior paint or molding made of a cheaper softwood. These decisions aren’t a crisis because upgrading them isn’t difficult. You can easily repaint or upgrade your molding. One area where you don’t want to take a cheaper option is with …

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How to Minimize the Trauma of Downsizing

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How to Minimize the Trauma of Downsizing For senior parents, downsizing can be a traumatic experience. They are leaving the home they have raised their children in, the neighborhood that watched you grow up, and a community they call their own. While you may understand that downsizing is the best option for them because of health concerns or declining mobility, …