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Is Your Condo Ready for Inspection?

By on April 1, 2013 in Condo Inspection, Feature with 0 Comments
Is Your Condo Ready for Inspection?

When you’re ready to sell your condo, there are several things you need to prepare for. One of the most important is the buyer’s inspection.

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Finding an Inspector for Your Condo Inspection

Finding an Inspector for Your Condo Inspection

Many people purchasing condominiums don’t believe they need a home inspection, but there are systems unique to each condo that you need to have inspected before you buy.

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Top 5 Holiday Safety Checklist

By on November 23, 2011 in Condo Inspection, Feature, Real Estate with 3 Comments
Top 5 Holiday Safety Checklist

Top 5 Holiday Safety Checklist to keep your home safe through the holidays.

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Building Envelope Study – Should You Be Concerned?

By on September 18, 2011 in Condo Inspection, Feature, Real Estate with 2 Comments
Building Envelope Study – Should You Be Concerned?

Building envelope studies are a fact of life for condo owners, buyers and homeowner associations in the Seattle area.

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New home inspection requirements in 2010

By on April 9, 2010 in Condo Inspection, Real Estate with 5 Comments

New requirements for home inspectors in Washington State effective July 1, 2010.

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Can I hire my contractor dad to inspect my condo?

By on April 26, 2009 in Condo Inspection, Condo News with 4 Comments

It’s time in the buying process to get the condo inspected, but who should you get to do it and can your dad or a friend do it for you.

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Top 5 safety tips for every homeowner

By on September 21, 2008 in Condo Inspection, Condo News with 1 Comment
Top 5 safety tips for every homeowner

Everyone knows it’s not safe to smoke in your or fall asleep with candles still burning. But what many people don’t think about is if their home is safe and how to properly react if a safety hazard does arise.

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Do You Need A New Construction Inspection?

By on May 9, 2008 in Condo Inspection with 3 Comments
Do You Need A New Construction Inspection?

Many people feel there isn’t a need to inspect new construction because the home has been “Code” inspected by the city. And, to a certain degree this inspection could be accurate but here’s my take as a home inspector and as a potential buyer.

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Understanding a Building’s Envelope

By on January 11, 2008 in Condo Inspection, Real Estate with 3 Comments
Understanding a Building’s Envelope

Farren West is the owner of Key Inspection Services and is a contributor to the Seattle Condo Blog. Farren can be contacted at KeyInspectionServices.com. One can think of a building envelope as being similar to envelopes used to mail packages through the postal service. A standard package mailing envelope is used to protect the interior…

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