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Want a Quality Home Inspector? Get These 7 Questions Answered
July 2022
Want a Quality Home Inspector? Get These 7 Questions Answered
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8 Tips on How to find a Home Inspector
July 2022
8 Tips on How to find a Home Inspector
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Did you buy your home without a Home Inspection? You can still get one!
July 2022
Did you buy your home without a Home Inspection? You can still get one!
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Considering waiving your home inspection contingency?
July 2022
Considering waiving your home inspection contingency?
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I already own my home, should I get a home inspection?
July 2022
I already own my home, should I get a home inspection?
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Do I have Knob and Tube wire in my home?
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MKC Frequently Asked Questions

Home Inspection FAQs

A previous buyer already had an inspection before backing out. Can I use their inspection report?
Can the report be transferred to anyone else for their own use?
How long does a home inspection take?
What will my home inspection report look like?
Will you provide costs estimates for repairs discovered during the home inspection?

Commercial Inspection FAQs

Can I just use an inspection report from the previous owner of the property?
Can I see a sample report?
How long does an inspection take?
Will you give me pricing quotes for issues discovered during the inspection?

New Construction FAQs

Can I just use the inspection done by the builder or the builder’s inspector?
How long does an inspection take?
What will my inspection report look like?
Why would a new home need an inspection? Doesn't the government make sure the new home is up to code?

1-Year Home Warranty FAQs

How long does a home warranty inspection take?
What will my inspection report look like?
Will all issues found be covered by my builder's warranty?

Pre-Listing FAQs

As a seller, do I have to fix everything that you find during the pre-listing inspection?
How long does a pre-listing inspection take?
I see on my report that something needs "additional investigation" beyond this inspection. What does that mean?
What will my inspection report look like?

Pre-Offer FAQs

Does the seller have to fix all (or any) of the things you find in the pre-offer home inspection?
How long does a pre-offer inspection take?
How should I negotiate with the seller after the home inspection? Should I still make an offer even if there are problems?
What will my inspection report look like?
Why don't you do "walk-through" pre-offer inspections?

Radon Testing FAQs

Can radon in water be mitigated?
Can radon infiltrate my drinking water or my plumbing?
Can you test for radon during the summer?
Can you test for radon in a condo property?
How do I need to prepare my property for the test?
How long does a radon test take?

WDI Inspection FAQs

How do I know if there are wood-destroying insects in my home?
How do wood destroying insects damage the home?
Which home loan(s) typically require a WDI Inspection?

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