When Should I Hire a Home Inspector?

September 12, 2019 | Home Inspections

You’re ready to take that next step in homeownership. You may be looking to sell your current home and upgrade to a larger one, or you may be looking to buy your very first home. Buying or selling a home is a process that can be overwhelming. There are many occasions where a home inspection can make this process a bit more straightforward. If you find yourself in these circumstances, learn more about how the house inspectors at Bryan & Bryan Inspections can help.Selling a HomeA certified home inspection can make all the difference between a short, simple real estate transaction and a complicated, lengthy house sale. You may have taken steps to ensure that your home is in prime condition, but there could be several invisible issues lurking just beneath the surface, such as:Termites or other pestsMold in the walls or floors of your home Unknown septic problemsScheduling a home … Continued

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What You Need to Know about Pool Inspections

November 9, 2018 | Home Inspections

Not all home inspectors are well-equipped to perform pool inspections. Many do not offer pool inspections as part of their home inspection services. Both in-ground or above-ground pools include specific items that need to be addressed, such as operating equipment, physical condition, plumbing and electrical systems, and safety issues. Bryan and Bryan Inspections can provide a clear and thorough pool inspection that not only addresses the issues outlined below, but also offers various solutions on how to fix any problems that may be found.

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4 Questions to Ask before Hiring a Home Inspector

May 6, 2018 | Home Inspections

When dealing with a pending real estate transaction, it’s important to do your homework by finding a qualified home inspector as opposed to simply going with the cheapest option on the market. How do you vet which companies offer the most thorough home inspections? We at Bryan & Bryan Inspections of Houston share the best way to narrow down your home inspector search with a few simple questions.

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Home Inspections: Beyond the Curb Appeal

November 15, 2017 | Home Inspections

You pull up to that charming Houston home on the perfect street, and you instantly fall in love. It’s just the house you’ve been envisioning. And it appears to have been recently updated with new lighting, fresh paint, and even some nice flooring. You’ve been sufficiently wooed, and you’re ready to make an offer. The sellers accept, and you’re ready to call that home your own. But first, it’s time for the home inspection.At Bryan & Bryan Inspections, we hate to be the bearer of bad news, but here’s the reality: A home may appear to be move-in ready, but sometimes a new coat of paint is just a band-aid for bigger issues that are beneath the surface. The only way you can know whether bigger issues exist is to get a professional residential inspection.

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3 Tips for Reading Your Home Inspection Report

May 7, 2017 | Home Inspections

The home-buying process can be quite grueling. You’re ready to complete the home inspection and move forward so you can finally get the keys to your Houston home. But then you get your inspection report back from Bryan & Bryan Inspections. If you’re a first-time home buyer, the document may be longer than you anticipated, or you don’t really know where to start or what to do with it. Let us help. Here are a few tips for reading through your inspection report and what to do with it when you’re done.

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How to Hire a Quality Home Inspector

March 1, 2017 | Home Inspections

Whether you’re on the buying or selling end of the real-estate market, you understand the value of hiring a home inspector you can trust. You make some pretty major decisions based on what the inspection report says, so you want someone who knows what they’re doing. But how do you know a top home inspector from one of the mediocre ones? Let our team at Bryan & Bryan Inspections help with these hiring tips.

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3 FAQs You May Have about Your Home Inspection

January 18, 2017 | Home Inspections

At Bryan & Bryan Inspections, we get many questions about our home inspections, the process, what people can expect, and so on. If you’re in the market for a residential inspector, you may also have a few questions of your own. Here we address three of the common questions we get, but if you have more, you are always welcome to contact our team directly at (281) 484-8318.

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What Can I Expect From a Home Inspection?

January 27, 2016 | Foundation Inspection

Whether you’re new to the Houston area or this is your first home-buying experience, you may be wondering what’s typical at a home inspection from Bryan & Bryan Inspections. This question often goes unasked in the hustle of the real estate market, but we wish more people would ask! Knowing in advance what you can expect at a home inspection not only helps you in hiring a home inspector, but it also prepares you for what kind of information you may or may not get in the inspection report. That inspection report is an important document as you decide how to proceed with the home-buying process. When you choose Bryan & Bryan Inspections for your home inspection, you know that we give a complete visual inspection of the following areas of the house: Structural You want a house that has good bones. When inspecting the structure of a house, we … Continued

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5 Questions to Ask a Home Inspector

September 22, 2015 | Home Inspections

Buying a home is a big deal. You want to make sure you cover all your bases before signing on the dotted line. One area you can’t afford to take lightly is the home inspection. The inspection can make or break your real estate transaction, so be sure to choose your home inspector wisely. Toward that end, we at Bryan & Bryan Inspections recommend that you ask a home inspector these five questions before agreeing to hire him or her.

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