The National Association of Realtors – a Great Resource for Home-buyers

Home-buyers need every tool at their disposal to understand the labyrinth of Residential Real Estate.  One tool we gain a lot of information from is the National Association of Realtors “Realtor Magazine”.  Have a Question?  Use their search bar to locate informative articles or just review their “Daily News Articles” where you will find articles such as these:

Realtors & their associations are advocates for the right to own, use, & transfer real property.  Meaning, they are YOUR advocates for home-ownership.

 

 

Home Inspection & Radon Testing Contingency

DON’T SHOP PRICE, SHOP EXPERIENCE!!!!

You’ve finally found the home of your dreams & can see a light at the end of the tunnel. But now you find out that you have a 7 Day Home Inspection & Radon Testing Contingency period & need to hire an inspector ASAP!!!!

One of the BIGGEST MISTAKES you could make when choosing an inspector is to focus in on the cost of the inspection.  Don’t just assume that all home inspectors are equal!!  There are a lot of moving parts to purchasing a home.  It can be timely, costly, and frustrating – BUT, remember this is one of the largest purchases of your life, so it’s to be expected.  Take advantage of the Home Inspection & Radon Testing Contingency as not only a negotiation tool to ask for repairs or credits, but as an introduction to your new home. 

So, before you start making those phone calls to choose your inspector, we wanted to give you two examples of phone calls we receive:

Realize that during this process, you’ve actually been assembling a Home Purchasing Team that can help you navigate through the labyrinth. 

Greater Piedmont Realtor Annual Meeting

Tom & Greg enjoyed having a chance to relax and enjoy the ambiance of the Barrel Oak Winery at the Greater Piedmont Realtor Annual Meeting.

TIPS FOR HOMEBUYERS

Weather you’re a first-time buyer or a veteran homeowner downsizing or trading up, these valuable tips can help streamline your real estate transaction by making it go quicker and smoother, with the help of our
Virginia State Licensed, Insured, &
New Resident Structure Certified Home Inspectors
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Tips for Homebuyers
Email us and we’ll send you our free e-booklet: Tips for Homebuyers: What Every Homebuyer in Northern / Central Virginia & the Shenandoah Valley, Must Know

 

CERTIFIED MASTER INSPECTOR

Verify CMISecure Home Inspections, LLC. is pleased to announce that Tom Mitchell is now credentialed as a Certified Master Inspector (CMI)®, which is the inspection industry’s TOP professional designation.

The Master Inspector Certification Board has awarded the Certified Master Inspector (CMI)® designation to Mr. Mitchell for demonstrating the highest level of competency by completing 1,000 fee-paid inspections and/or hours of inspection-related Continuing Education, for having been in the inspection business for at least three years, for abiding by the industry’s toughest Code of Ethics, and for agreeing to periodic background checks.

Mr. Mitchell wishes to thank his clients and colleagues for their continued support of Secure Home Inspections, LLC.

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Secure Home Inspections has been serving the Shenandoah Valley, Central & Northern Virginia areas for the past seven years, specializing in Historic Homes and New-Construction Inspections, with an emphasis on HUD Renovation Consultation, Energy Savings and Indoor Air Quality.

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