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How a Seller Should Prepare for a Home Inspection

I’ve been asked this question in the past, and I don’t think it gets enough attention. I’ve been to too many homes that were not properly prepared for their inspection and, unfortunately, it had a negative effect on those properties. Most real estate...

10 Easy Ways to Save Money & Energy in Your Home

10 Easy Ways to Save Money & Energy in Your Home. The international Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI) is a non-profit organization of the nation’s best real estate inspection professionals. NACHI.ORG helps a home inspector become...

8 Home Inspection Red Flags

Getty ImagesOur gallery of home inspection nightmares (below) is good for a laugh, but a home inspection is serious business. It’s the buyer’s opportunity Source: 8 Home Inspection Red Flags

Proper Grading and Landscaping

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Pinpoint Home Inspections! With Spring in East Tennessee comes the increased chance of heavy rains. Make sure your home and property are adequately suited to handle moisture by paying attention to grading and drainage. Property...

Indoor Air Quality

  Indoor air quality is generally worse than most people believe, but there are things you can do about it.  Some Quick Facts: Indoor air quality can be worse than that of outdoor air. Problems can arise from moisture, insects, pets, appliances, radon, materials...

New Home Doesn’t = Perfect

As a home inspector, I see many different deficiencies with homes. Some big, some small, and some, well, just plain preventable. A couple of weeks ago, I performed an inspection on a new construction home in North Knoxville. My inspection started on the exterior as...