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What First Time Home Buyers Should Know

Are you considering taking the leap and moving out of your apartment or parents' home to purchase your first property? It's natural to have some fears when buying a home for the first time. There is a lot of money involved and potentially many things that can go wrong. It can also be an exhilarating time, which could tempt you to make unwise decisions that harm your long term financial life.

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Creating a Safe Haven

Once upon a time, the role of a home security system was to alert you and your community’s first responders in the event of a security breach. You simply set it and hoped to be able to forget it. But today’s systems can provide much more information if you want it. Many integrate with other smart home equipment.

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What to Do When The Home Inspection Reveals Red Flags

Home inspections can be a big hurdle to clear and will worry many of the parties involved in the transaction until the due diligence period is over. A home inspection is an appraisal of the state of the house at the current time.

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Check Out a New Podcast: Inspection Connection

We talk shop, we talk life, we interview industry professionals and we strive for an atmosphere that feels like we’re sharing a drink or partaking in a meal together. We see this atmosphere as being one of the keys to the show’s overall theme, because home inspection as a profession isn’t inherently about properties… it’s about people. And that’s the type of authenticity we hope to convey.

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The Risks of Waiving a Home Inspection

Are you going to save money by waving a home inspection? For first time buyers, it may seem like a home inspection is an unnecessary cost. However, experienced buyers will appreciate how important it is to have a home inspection.

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The New Normal: DIVERSIFY!

Is your home inspection business like most businesses—single-focused? As the economy continually changes, will your business survive and will you be able to take care of your family? It’s important to explore why you may need to diversify your business and then consider some business ideas.