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Ten Ways to Get a Cleaner Home Inspection Report

March 3rd, 2015 · No Comments

1. Confirm gas, water and electricity are turned on and gas pilot lights are burning. 2. Ensure pets won’t hinder inspection. Tell Realtor about cats or other animals to be kept inside. NOTE: Kenneling or taking the pets to the spa for the day is recommended. 3. Replace any burned out light bulbs. 4. Test [...]

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Tags: Charlotte Area Housing Market · Home Buying · Home Improvement · Pre-Inspections · Pre-Marketing Inspection · Real Estate Investing · Selling Your Home

Fox News Interviews A Charlotte Home Inspector

August 30th, 2009 · No Comments

Recenty Morgan Fogarty of Fox News Charlotte interviewed Charlotte Home Inspector Preston Sandlin about an alrming trend. Some Charlotte Buyers are opting out of the cost for the inspection to save a little money. According to NACHI The National Association of Certified Home Inspectors, the average repair cost for a home being bought is a [...]

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Tags: Charlotte Area Housing Market · Charlotte Neighborhoods · Pre-Marketing Inspection · Preparing Your Home for the Inspection · Welcome To Charlotte NC

Roof Problems on New Construction!

November 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

Here are some problems we find when inspecting the roof on a new construction home.

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Tags: Charlotte Area Housing Market · New Construction Inspection · Roof Inspection Charlotte

Pool Inspection

August 31st, 2008 · No Comments

Have you ever wondered how a pool works? Do you know the major types of pools and filtration systems out there? What maintenence is need to keep the water clean and clear? Do you know how to backwash and inspect a pool? In this video by Preston Sandlin of Home Inspection Carolina in Charlotte NC [...]

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Tags: Charlotte Area Housing Market · Home Improvement · Home Maintenance · Preparing Your Home for the Inspection · Uncategorized

Storm Drain Problems

June 13th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Moisture in a crawl space is bad news. It can cause a host of problems including but not limited to undermining the foundation and footers. Moisture is also a conducive condition for termites. We all know the damage those guys can do. Another big time problem with moisture in the crawl is mold and mildew. [...]

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Tags: Charlotte Area Housing Market · Home Improvement · Preparing Your Home for the Inspection · Selling Your Home

Local Real Estate Agent Markets Outside The Box

March 10th, 2008 · No Comments

We all know the real estate market is a little depressed right now. Heck the news media will not let us forget it. Which one is causing which? Ever notice that in history many recessions corrospond with election years? Check it yourself, I am not kidding. Is it because of uncertainity about the future or [...]

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Tags: Charlotte Area Housing Market · Charlotte Neighborhoods · Selling Your Home · Welcome To Charlotte NC

Ballantyne Breakfast Club

March 4th, 2008 · No Comments

Since 2002 the goal of the Ballantyne Breakfast Club has been to provide the South Charlotte Ballantyne area residents, business leaders, developers, elected officials and services providers with a forum for the exchange of information. The founders and supporters of the Ballantyne Breakfast Club are committed to this exchange of information so that our area [...]

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Tags: Charlotte Area Housing Market · Charlotte Neighborhoods

10 Tips for Selling Your Charlotte Area Home during the Holidays

December 24th, 2007 · No Comments

1. Keep it warm: To show a home to its best advantage during the winter, think warm, cozy, and homey. Keep your thermostat at 70 degrees during home showing hours. If your home is vacant, install a programmable thermostat and set it to have the home at 70 during the day. 2. No snow or [...]

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Tags: Charlotte Area Housing Market · Preparing Your Home for the Inspection

Buying a Home in a Buyer

December 24th, 2007 · 1 Comment

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Renting Vs. Owning: Building Equity in Your Future

December 24th, 2007 · 1 Comment

For many Americans, owning a home is the cornerstone of their financial wealth. In fact, building equity in a home, combined with tax advantages offered by both federal and state governments, has driven home ownership to record levels. However, millions of renters continue to have misconceptions about the home-buying process, often delaying a home purchase [...]

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