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Homeownership 101: Here’s What You Need to Know if You’re Buying Your First Home – Part Two

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Homeownership 101: Here’s What You Need to Know if You’re Buying Your First Home – Part Two Last week, we shared the first part of our series on what you need to know if you’re buying your first home. Thanks for coming back for the second and final installment of this series. At Precision Home Inspection, we know how important it is to think carefully before you purchase your first home. It’s a big step because you’re probably going from renting to owning, and the two are Continue Reading ...

Homeownership 101: Here’s What You Need to Know if You’re Buying Your First Home – Part One

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Homeownership 101: Here’s What You Need to Know if You’re Buying Your First Home – Part One At Precision Home Inspection, one of the parts of our job that we love the most is working with new homeowners. These are the people who always attend their inspections, and they ask lots of questions. They are so excited about this new season of their lives, and it is great for us to be a part of that. If you are planning on buying your first home, there is so much you need to know. In Continue Reading ...

InterNACHI Membership and Your Home Inspection Company: Here’s Why it Matters

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InterNACHI Membership and Your Home Inspection Company: Here’s Why it Matters Not every Twin Tiers home inspector is InterNACHI certified, and that’s something you should definitely be looking for. Home inspection companies that take the time to go through these additional steps are ones that you know you can trust. Home inspectors need to go through a rigorous process before they can start working on their own. They need to complete at least 140 hours of education, 40 of which Continue Reading ...

The Top 4 Tools That All Elmira Home Inspectors Should Use

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The Top 4 Tools That All Elmira Home Inspectors Should Use There’s nothing we love more than inspecting homes in the Elmira area. It’s something we’re passionate about, here at Precision Home Inspection, but we can’t do our jobs well unless we have the proper tools. Did you know that in order to inspect a home and comply with the InterNACHI Standards of Practice, your home inspector is only required to have two tools? They must have a flashlight and an electrical tester to Continue Reading ...

What Happens When Your Elmira Home Inspector Finds Plumbing Problems?

Posted on: June 24, 2018 by in Blog, Elmira, Home Inspection, Home Inspector, Twin Tiers
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What Happens When Your Elmira Home Inspector Finds Plumbing Problems? One of the worst things that can happen to you is to purchase a home and then find out later on that you have plumbing problems. No new homeowner wants to deal with issues like leaks in the basement, faulty toilets or leaky faucets after they’ve moved in. That’s one of the reasons you should always have a home inspection before you make such a significant purchase. At Precision Home Inspection, we’re careful Continue Reading ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Your Elmira Home Inspection Report: What’s Included and What You Can Expect

Posted on: March 15, 2018 by in Elmira, Home Inspection, Home Inspector, NY, Twin Tiers
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Your Elmira Home Inspection Report: What’s Included and What You Can Expect Getting a home inspection in Elmira, NY can be both nerve-racking and exciting for buyers and sellers. If you’re the seller, you’re hoping that nothing is found that might result in a renegotiation, or worse, the buyer backing out altogether. If you’re the buyer, you’re hoping that the inspector finds nothing but good things, which means you can proceed with the sale. Whether you’re the buyer or the Continue Reading ...

Your Twin Tiers Home Inspector Answers: What’s the Difference Between a Home Inspection and an Appraisal?

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Your Twin Tiers Home Inspector Answers: What’s the Difference Between a Home Inspection and an Appraisal? If you’re about to be a new homeowner in Elmira, Corning or Horseheads, you may be asking this question. You need to know what the difference is between a home inspection and a home appraisal. It’s normal to be confused about a lot of the terminology that your realtor uses when you’re buying your first home. Here at Precision Home Inspection, we’d like to take this Continue Reading ...