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FHA has extended the temporary waiver of the less than 90-Day Anti-Flipping Rule and our servicers have fallen in line. The extension permits buyers to continue to use FHA financing to purchase HUD-owned properties, bank owned properties and properties resold through private sales through 2011. 1...
02/20/2011
This morning at church we went over this and it has been on my mind all day do I thought I would share it with all of you. Everything I Really Need to KnowI Learned From Noah's Ark Plan ahead. It wasn't raining when Noah built the ark. Stay fit. When you're 600 years old, someone might ask you to...
01/30/2011
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  I don't typically post these but this is something we should all remember.     A 92-year-old, petite, well-poised and proud man, who is fully dressed each  morning by eight o'clock, with his hair fashionably combed and shaved  perfectly, even though he is legally blind, moved to a nursing home ...
01/21/2011
I recently went to a home and garden show and was surprised at how many products were being sold as a cure all. Claims of reducing energy costs, never paint again and more were heard over and over. I asked a few of the people at the show about the drawbacks of their products and they all said the...
01/19/2011
Many of my home inspection customers ask about the need to flush out their water heater due to the hard water we have here in the Phoenix area. Customers sometimes report white particles that clog plumbing fixtures. They may be bits of calcium carbonate scale coming from your water heater. The sc...
01/13/2011
I have been in the home inspection business for over 10 years and what I am seeing in the real estate community is simply shocking. 10 years ago, I competent real estate agent would not refer a home inspector unless they were a member of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) or NAHI (The...
01/05/2011
Why inspect New/newer construction? I’m frequently and told by others that the home is new so I don’t need to have an inspection or “The city already inspected it, so I don’t need another inspection. Here are some facts you may not know. Municipal inspections happen at different stages, before th...
01/03/2011
Sometimes when I perform a home inspection the buyers (and/or sellers) freak out over every little issue. Lets face it Homes are built by imperfect beings and almost all of them have some type of problem. It is always a good idea to let the client know what to expect from the home inspector and r...
12/22/2010
Every now and then you just want to blow off some steam.   These computer generated animated videos are all the rage now so I decided to make one and then someone sent me another one. The first one is posted here the other one you have to click the link for   Please don't be offended, it is all m...
11/16/2010
I frequently visit various job sites and inspections and sometimes I am amazed by what I see. I have had so called construction experts show up on cases I am involved in and provide me with a very professional business card and introduce themselves, then they pull some cheap tool out of their veh...
11/03/2010
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