5 Main Issues with Sloped Properties

April 18, 2022 | Home Inspection

It’s no secret that sloped properties can be challenging to manage. They require more upkeep, and they can be difficult to sell or rent. If you are considering buying or selling a property with a slope or higher elevation, make sure you are aware of these five potential problems. Many of these homes eventually have foundation issues, and that’s where Magnolia Home Inspection Services steps in!

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Buying a Home With a Well? 5 Things to Know Beforehand

March 17, 2022 | Buyer Inspection

It’s easy to take clean drinking and bathing water for granted. You use water for everything from your morning coffee to your relaxing, end-of-the-day shower. So, when your dream home or log cabin comes with a well and septic, what do you do? You’re not used to caring for a well, and you’re not sure of the water’s quality. That’s when you call Magnolia Home Inspection Services. We’ll inspect your well and give you these five facts before buying the home.

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How To Get Your Home Ready for a Property Inspection

February 27, 2022 | Electrical

If you’re like most homeowners, the thought of selling your home can be a little intimidating. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed between preparing your home for potential buyers and enduring a property inspection. But, don’t worry. Magnolia Home Inspection Services performs property inspections every day. Keep reading to find out our tips on how to get your home ready for a property inspection, and you’ll be prepared to tackle the home-selling experience!

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If You Are Building A House Then Don’t Skip These Inspections

January 20, 2022 | Buyer Inspection

A lot of people have chosen to build a house rather than try to compete with the market surge of the last two years. Building a home is a great way to get the exact features you want, but some mistakenly believe that their new house will be perfectly problem-free. That couldn’t be further from the truth, and that is why Magnolia Home Inspection Services understands the importance of new home construction inspections. Let’s take a look at the three types of new construction inspections that we offer and why they are so important.

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A Look Ahead to the Real Estate Market and Home Inspections in 2022

December 29, 2021 | Buyer Inspection

The past couple of years has included lots of ups and downs. We thought 2020 was rough, but 2021 delivered an ongoing pandemic along with its economic fallout. Dare we look at the year ahead? In this post, Magnolia Home Inspection Services shares what to expect with the real estate market and home inspections in 2022. 

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Two Important Aspects of Getting a Log Home Inspection

November 29, 2021 | Buyer Inspection

Not all homes are alike. For instance, log homes differ significantly from conventional homes. In fact, they require comps with other log homes to do an appraisal. When it comes to the inspection, a log home inspection differs from a conventional home. In this post, Magnolia Home Inspection Services describes what you can expect during a log home inspection compared to a conventional one.

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Top 5 Scary Things Found in a New Home

October 27, 2021 | Buyer Inspection

Buying a new home is an exciting process, but moving in is even better. That is unless you run into issues. Unfortunately, many homebuyers find themselves shocked by scary things found in their new home. While some of the things are more benign than others, Magnolia Home Inspection Services hopes you don’t have to experience any of them at all. Here are the top five scary things found by new homeowners.

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3 Types of Homes That Require a Specialty Inspection

September 30, 2021 | Farm and Ranch Inspections

Buying a new home brings feelings of excitement, and maybe a little anxiety. In today’s economy, home prices remain high and inventory low. As a result, prospective homebuyers try to get creative by offering more than the asking price or waiving the home inspection. At Magnolia Home Inspection Services, we don’t recommend skipping the inspection. Moreover, we suggest using experienced inspectors for properties that require a specialty inspection, and this article explains why. 

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Be an Informed Buyer: Schedule a Pool and Spa Inspection Today!

August 16, 2021 | Buyer Inspection

Does your dream home have a pool or spa? If so, allow Magnolia Home Inspection Services to perform a thorough assessment before you sign a purchase agreement. Our certified inspectors will determine the condition and safety of the pool and provide a dollar value on any repairs that might be needed. 

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Determine Your Home’s Energy Efficiency with an Infrared Inspection

July 18, 2021 | Conroe

Home inefficiency is an epidemic. So, before buying a home in the northwest Houston area, schedule a thermal imaging inspection with Magnolia Home Inspection Services. An infrared inspection determines a home’s efficiency, which, in turn, allows buyers to better predict utility and repair expenses.

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