When buying a home the most important thing I can stress to any buyer is to decide on a good home inspector that will look through the property thoroughly and also has an extensive knowledge of all house components. Some people like to look at the sellers disclosures they provided and take their word on everything. I am sorry to say those disclosures a often times very unreliable. Because of this it is incredibly important to do your diligence and be aware of your potential new home and what it may include. I recently has an inspection a beautiful. large home that was in pretty good shape. The disclosures has nothing weird in there that caused anyone to raise an eyebrow. During the inspection the inspector first found dead mice in the attic. Sooner after when testing the ice machine built into the refrigerator is dispensed ice cubes that had ants all over them! By this time I was weary and checked the disclosure. They said there was no issues with insects or pests in the home. No sooner did I read that when the inspector said, "hey look what I found" While he was removing a tile from the drop down ceiling you could first see many burrow holes from some sort or large creature that was not a mouse and this is Vermont and we do not really do the whole rat thing. So we remained curious until the inspector reached up and pulled a massive rat or squirrel trap down from the ceiling. This trap has to be five times the size of a normal mouse trap. When you add all those instances up its clear there was a pattern there and something had to be known. Thanks to the inspector who squeezed through the tiniest attic access and check every nook and cranny we were able to learn so much more about the home. So make sure you do some homework or ask me for the list of inspectors we love to use!
Author:Ryan Miller Phone: 802-999-6983 Dated: March 31st 2016 Views: 157 About Ryan: Coming from a family with countless years of real estate experience, I knew my calling early. After ...
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