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There are many myths when it comes to the home inspections. In this blog, I'll take the next few weeks to dispel some of the biggest myths I've heard.

Myth #1: New construction doesn't need inspected

Have you ever bought a piece of furniture or other item that requires assembly? When you pull out the instructions, they remind you to check that all of the parts are in the box and free of damage. Now, be honest, how many of you haven't checked for all of the parts and found that -- when you have what seems like a million pieces spread across your living room floor -- you were missing an item?

This is a prime example that just because a chair -- or a home -- is brand new, it can still have defects.

Recently I completed a home inspection on an award-winning home in Wichita. It was a beautiful model home that recently went on the market. Now, you think that because no one ever lived in the home, it would be in perfect condition, right? Wrong. While the construction was done well and the home was beautiful, it's impossible for any home to be 100% free of defects. Some of the items I found included:

- Improper drainage around the foundation;

- An improperly installed electrical breaker in the main panel;

- Less than one inch of space around the water heater and furnace exhaust pipe (despite the manufacturer's notice printed on the pipe)

Today's lesson: A home is too big of a purchase to make without gathering all of the information possible. No matter how old the home -- five days or five years -- homebuyers should protect themselves and their investment by hiring a professional home inspector BEFORE making the purchase. And even though new homes often have warranties, what you don't know about can't be fixed.

Call or text us today to schedule your new home warranty inspection: 316-570-0549.

 


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01/21/2016 8:54am

I'am lost for the truth.

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02/18/2016 6:26am

The truth is that most of the house owners forgets about the safety. The basic safety features is a must factor while constructing a new home. But the sad part is that the people only cares about the luxury part. The safety has no become secondary concern.

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04/25/2016 2:59am

In other cases, sump holes in the foundation are constructed to accommodate a sump pump.

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06/04/2016 11:34am

A homeowner views Walter's advertisement and believes Walter is a licensed General Contractor that is authorized by CSLB to use that particular Contractor's license number.

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06/11/2016 12:17pm

There are some fundamental key questions you need to ask yourself in order to understand and know what to expect in the construction of your house and costs. Here are the three main questions you need to have answers to:

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06/16/2016 7:21am

The methods of the inspections are really having the true values for the investigators. Those who are never learning them are never becoming a true investigator in their lives. For learning something good we should have to work hard.

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07/23/2016 12:50am

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I will call you today to schedule my new home warranty inspection! Thanks!

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08/26/2016 12:32pm

I am agree with you contraction is such a stressful task for home owners,

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09/25/2016 6:38am

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11/05/2016 10:00am

You are right! Home inspection is extremely important. I know that for sure.

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11/24/2016 10:44am

I also want a home like this and this is my dream and i have no idea when it'll come true.

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01/01/2017 10:42am

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01/06/2017 1:07pm

One last thought is financing. Given that the settlement/shutting date is unverifiable, you should guarantee that your credit application won't terminate preceding finishing the exchange.

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I live in the foothills of Los Angeles and with the wildfire of 2008 I was evacuated when the flames got to the edge of the sub-division. I spent days holed up at a friend's house worrying whether or not my home was going to make it through the blaze.

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02/25/2017 6:14am

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