SB 422 what home inspectors and home owner need to know

California SB 422 What Home Inspectors & Buyers Need to Know

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New law requiring home inspectors to inspect for pool safety If you haven’t heard of it yet, you can expect to hear about SB 422 the next time you’re looking to buy a home in Santa Clarita. The good news is that the new law isn’t making huge changes. Instead, it’s mostly aimed at keeping homebuyers informed about relevant swimming pool …

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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 some transactions, the realtors charge a cool 6% basically for the pleasure of their company. Now, if you buy …

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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, …

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Choosing an Inspector in Santa Clarita

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Santa Clarita Home Inspectors (how to narrow your choices) It isn’t every day you buy a house… as a matter of fact, it’s more like every 5-10 years statistically. And unless you’re a first time home buyer, you’ll need to choose a home inspection company that can best protect you, your family and your investment. As a home buyer, this portion …

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Deal Killer Loose in Santa Clarita

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Santa Clarita Deal Killer? Home inspection is a business that just about anyone can do. Yes, anyone. Because there are no minimum standards for home inspection in California all it takes is a week long course, a tool bag and the willingness to forego any moral character to get on as many realtor lists as you can. For those of you …