From consulting with your real estate agent and visiting multiple open houses to finally signing the paperwork, the entire process of buying your dream home can often seem long and daunting. While it might be tempting to cut some corners in order for your application to stand out from competing bidders, getting a home inspection is a step you shouldn’t skip.
After making a few (or a few dozen) offers, you’ve finally had a seller accept your offer. All has gone to plan - until your inspection report comes back showing a major issue. That begs the question... what comes next?
Home inspections are one of the most critical parts of buying a home. They make sure that when purchasing your dream home, you don't get stuck with unexpected repairs.
When it comes to purchasing a home, it may feel like there are a thousand hoops you need to jump through before getting to closing. We're here to make that just a little bit easier. Home inspections are a vital part of the home buying process - so picking the right inspector is something you don’t want to mess up.
If you are looking into getting a home inspection, that probably means you’ve just closed on a house. Congratulations! You’ve just taken a massive step toward becoming a homeowner, but the process isn't over just yet.
Home inspections provide incredible insight into the condition of a property. As most people know, whether you’re preparing to list your home, about to purchase your dream home, or just want to get a better understanding of your home’s current condition, getting a home inspection performed is a great first step.
The Inspectify team is thrilled to announce that we have rebranded! Our goal was to create a new logo and brand identity that better represents our company. In our website, marketing, and products, we’ve implemented our new brand. Today, we are so excited to introduce you to the new Inspectify!
The real estate market has been burning hot over the last few months. Home prices are up over 15% year over year based on a report from the NAR (National association of Realtors). Meanwhile, some extremely competitive markets are waiving inspection contingencies on the home. To an extreme, some markets are seeing offers with zero contingencies. Desperation and panic are overtaking buyers and buying agents as the market boom has resulted in upwards of 15 offers per home on the market. To really understand why this is happening, we have to look at what caused the market to run so hot.
During the pandemic there has been a vastly different employment experience between men and women. Statistics provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that for most of the pandemic, women have experienced higher unemployment. In April and May 2020, when unemployment numbers were peaking, female unemployment was over 2% higher than male unemployment. Even more drastically, married women unemployment rate was over 3.3% higher than married men. The pandemic has highlight the discrepancy between male and female unemployment.