Miami home inspector

What Happens After a Home Inspection Uncovers Problems?

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You put in an offer on a new home, but it didn’t pass inspection. What next? Here’s what happens after a home inspection uncovers major issues. You’re about to drop a big chunk of change on a new home, so you decide to get an inspection first (good call, by the way). And that’s when

That Affordable Home Inspection Could Cost You

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If you’re about to drop $250,000 on a house, it’s natural to want to cut corners somewhere. And while you’re probably fine buying the cheapest shower curtain or bath towels, one area you don’t want to skimp on is your home inspection. As it turns out, that “affordable” home inspection could end up costing you…big

The Importance of a Detailed Property Inspection

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House hunting can be a long, stressful process. But don’t let finally finding your dream home blind you to its potential issues and pitfalls. A property inspection can give you valuable information, whether you decide to move forward with the purchase or not. But not all property inspections are created equal. Just as you can’t

Buying A Renovated Home Or Commercial Property? Check Building Permits!

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It’s a scenario that happens all too often for professional residential and building inspectors: buyers discover building permits were not issued on their home when the sellers did remodeling. For the new owner, this can be a serious financial and safety issue if they did not confirm that a permit was granted for any remodeling

Fall Is Here! Now Is The Time For Maintenance and Insurance Review

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The current warm temperatures in south Florida are typical this time of year. While much of the nation is experiencing fall-like weather, our days continue to be hot and include some stormy afternoons. Of course, this won’t last forever, as typically cooler temperatures arrive some time later next month or the first of December. However,

How To Hire A Building Contractor For Your South Florida Commercial Or Residential Property

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If you are considering building or remodeling your South Florida commercial or residential property, you will start your project on the right foot by taking your time to find the best contractor suited for the job.  With countless of contractors in our area, this could be an overwhelming task for those property owners new to

Why You Need A Comprehensive Mold Inspection

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If you live in Florida, then chances are, you know that mold is a common concern among homeowners and buyers.  Even new construction that has been vacant for some time is not immune to this unwelcome guest.  And as much we enjoy the enviable Florida lifestyle, the combination of moisture and warm temperatures provide excellent

Why South Florida Homes Need A Home Inspection

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Ask any professional real estate agent in south Florida and they will tell you: Never waive a home inspection when buying a home. Why is this? It could end up costing you a fortune. Unfortunately, some buyers will ignore a proper home inspection for a variety of reasons: • “It doesn’t matter what’s wrong with

Quality services lead to satisfied customer feedback

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Rick Jenkins and his BIS team have been the best home inspectors that we have ever used over our 25 + military moves around the country. Having over 13 years of real estate experience, and numerous experiences with many name brand inspection companies, this company was far and away the most thorough and helpful with

The Truth about Chinese Drywall

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When buying a house, one of the newest and most serious problems your new house may have is hazardous imported Chinese Drywall.  You may have heard about it on the news, on the internet, or even from your real estate agent.  However, most people don’t realize how bad the problem really is.  The truth is