3 Reasons Why You Should be Present During Your Home Inspection

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3 Reasons Why You Should be Present During Your Home Inspection We promised you last week that we would go over in more detail the importance of you attending your home inspection. We can’t stress enough how vital it is that you’re there. It’s not just because we want to meet you (although that is a perk!), it’s also because you have the chance to learn a lot about your home. At Precision Home Inspection, we aim to please our customers, but it’s also our goal to do a Continue Reading ...

5 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Home Inspection in the Twin Tiers

Posted on: June 6, 2018 by in Blog, Home Inspection, Home Inspector, NY, Twin Tiers
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5 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Home Inspection in the Twin Tiers For many people, the home inspection is something that’s a necessary part of the process of buying a house. They look at it as another item that they need to check off their to-do list to satisfy their mortgage requirements. We’d like to believe that it’s really so much more than that. At Precision Home Inspection, we know that your home inspection can be a valuable tool that you can use right away. Continue Reading ...

Advice for Sellers: How to Prepare for Your Ithaca Home Inspection

Posted on: May 31, 2018 by in Home Inspection, Home Inspector, Ithaca, NY, Twin Tiers
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Advice for Sellers: How to Prepare for Your Ithaca Home Inspection The moment your real estate agent tells you there’s an offer on your home is very exciting. You go back and forth a bit with the negotiations, and finally, you settle on a number that works for both sides. Once you’ve signed the contract, you know it’s for real, and it’s time for you to prepare for the home inspection. At Precision Home Inspection, we can tell you that we’ve seen it all! We’ve inspected all Continue Reading ...

3 Reasons Not to Trust a Family Member – Even One Who is a Professional – With Inspecting Your Home

Posted on: May 25, 2018 by in Home Inspection, Home Inspector, Twin Tiers
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3 Reasons Not to Trust a Family Member – Even One Who is a Professional – With Inspecting Your Home Buying a house is expensive, and anyone who is planning to purchase one in today’s market – especially during the spring and summer months – can attest to that. Because of all the costs involved, it’s tempting to want to skip some of the processes if it’s possible to do so. For instance, unless you are getting an FHA, VA or Conventional loan, or unless your bank requires it, you Continue Reading ...

What You Can Learn About Your Home’s Appliances During Your Horseheads Home Inspection

Posted on: May 18, 2018 by in Home Inspection, Home Inspector, Horseheads
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What You Can Learn About Your Home’s Appliances During Your Horseheads Home Inspection There’s nothing worse than moving into your new Horseheads home only to find that your refrigerator doesn’t work. Or, your dishwasher. Or, your washer and dryer. Appliances are a major expense, and many homes on the market today come with the ones you need and use the most. Part of your home inspection should be to check them carefully to be sure they’re operating correctly. Continue Reading ...

Details Matter During Your Elmira Home Inspection

Posted on: May 10, 2018 by in Elmira, Home Inspection, Home Inspector
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Details Matter During Your Elmira Home Inspection Having an Elmira home inspector who pays close attention to details should be a top priority. When you’re purchasing a home, the goal of the inspection is to point out any potential problems before you close. If an issue is too serious, it could end up costing you thousands of dollars down the road. Here at Precision Home Inspection, we want to give you peace of mind. We aim for you to know every possible little detail about your new Continue Reading ...

Should You Have Your Twin Tiers Home Pre-Inspected Before You Put it on the Market?

Posted on: May 4, 2018 by in Home Inspection, Home Inspector, Twin Tiers
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Should You Have Your Twin Tiers Home Pre-Inspected Before You Put it on the Market? For sellers in the Twin Tiers, waiting on the results of a home inspection can be stressful. Actually, the same is true for buyers. Getting your home pre-inspected before it goes on the market can alleviate a lot of anxiety on both sides. Here at Precision Home Inspection, we always encourage sellers to opt for the pre-inspection. There are a lot of advantages. Let’s talk about how this benefits both Continue Reading ...

Your Corning Home Inspection: What to Know if You’re Seeking an FHA Loan

Posted on: April 27, 2018 by in Corning, Home Inspection, Home Inspector, Twin Tiers
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Your Corning Home Inspection: What to Know if You’re Seeking an FHA Loan If you’re planning on scheduling a home inspection in Corning, NY, chances are that you may be pre-approved for an FHA loan. This type of loan has grown in popularity over the last several years. It only requires a small down payment in most cases, which makes it easy for you to get into the home of your dreams. Your home inspection is going to be a major part of this process. FHA has certain guidelines that Continue Reading ...

5 Elmira Home Inspection Obstacles You Need to be Aware of

Posted on: April 20, 2018 by in Elmira, Home Inspection, Home Inspector, Twin Tiers
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5 Elmira Home Inspection Obstacles You Need to be Aware of If you have never purchased a home in Elmira, NY, you might not know what the potential obstacles are when your home inspector points them out to you. It’s understandable that you may not be aware of how expensive certain items are. In some cases, it’s best to just walk away, rather than to try and negotiate your deal again. At Precision Home Inspection, we get excited when our inspections go really well. There’s nothing Continue Reading ...

Is it Possible to Fail a Home Inspection?

Posted on: April 16, 2018 by in Blog, Home Inspection, Home Inspector, Twin Tiers
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Is it Possible to Fail a Home Inspection? Spoiler Alert – The answer to this question is no. You can’t fail your home inspection. Hopefully that put your mind at ease just a little bit. However, you should know that just because you can’t fail your home inspection, that doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re out of the woods just yet. At Precision Home Inspection, there are several things that we look for when we’re inspecting houses across the Twin Tiers. While finding Continue Reading ...