Add Fire Safety To Your Family’s Routine

Posted on: February 19, 2018 by in Blog
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Learn about Fire Safety from San Antonio Home Inspector Think of all the items you replace regularly - your cell phone, light bulbs, and even your toothbrush. But when was the last time you replaced your smoke alarm batteries, or even the alarms themselves? It's easy to overlook, but the time to think about fire safety is now - before an emergency strikes.   Many assume that because they have smoke alarms in their homes, they're protected in the event of a fire. In reality, smoke Continue Reading ...

Homebuying Now May Save A Lot

Posted on: February 5, 2018 by in Blog
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Do the math: Homebuying now may save a lot By: San Antonio Home Inspector   Check out Resale Home Inspection for more details. It is a common misconception that a 20 percent down payment is required to buy a home. Advice to wait and save a large down payment is often based on the theory that the cost of mortgage insurance (MI), which is required when you buy with a smaller down payment, should be avoided. This may not be the best advice and is, in fact, not in line with market Continue Reading ...

Keep Your Home Pest Free

Posted on: January 29, 2018 by in Blog
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We at San Antonio Home Inspections suggest that now is a great time to establish year-long goals and resolutions, including home improvement goals you'd like to tackle this year.   The first step is to create a pest control plan for your home. It's important to establish good habits early in the year to help prevent potential pest problems. Unchecked, pests can wreak havoc in your home. However, there are several steps homeowners can take to help avoid an infestation and keep their Continue Reading ...

Rent VS. Own

Posted on: January 22, 2018 by in Blog
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Rent vs. Own: Which is the right for you? Ask our San Antonio Home Inspector   If you're thinking of buying your first home, you've probably wrestled with the decision to rent or own your home - and for good reason.   Owning a home is a big commitment. With it comes a lot of responsibility and a long-term financial relationship.   But which is right for you? To answer that, let's lean into the facts.   The improving housing market Good news! Since the Continue Reading ...

Smart Home Update 2018

Posted on: January 15, 2018 by in Blog
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San Antonio Home Inspection Smart home update 2018: New products that organize your life through voice   The artificial intelligence that's already taking the world by storm is ramping up even more in 2018. Enabling a number of innovative new smart home tools that can make your life easier. More comfortable or just more fun.   Throughout the year, consumers worldwide are expected to spend $102 billion on hardware, services, and installation. Related to smart home systems, an Continue Reading ...

Home Features For Retirees

Posted on: January 8, 2018 by in Blog
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San Antonio Home Inspection 5 must-have home features for retirees As we move through the different stages in our lives, our housing needs change too. The home you were excited to move into in your 30s might not be ideal for those now nearing retirement.   According to the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, between 2015 and 2035, the number of people over the age of 75 living alone will nearly double from 6.9 million to 13.4 million. Being prepared for Continue Reading ...

Top 5 Millennials Look In A Home

Posted on: December 5, 2017 by in Blog
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San Antonio Home Inspection listed Top 5 features millennials look for in a home For generations, homeownership has been part of the American dream. For most Americans, it's the largest, most significant investment they'll make, and because homeownership is the best way to grow their wealth, the most important investment as well.   As the youngest generation of new homeowners, millennials are entering the housing market and are eager to get a home to fit their unique lifestyles. Continue Reading ...

5 Point Outdoor Winterization Checklist

Posted on: November 27, 2017 by in Blog
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A few simple steps now can mean a cozy, safe winter for you and your entire family. Add these five steps by Home Inspection San Antonio to your winterization to-do list for this weekend and give yourself valuable peace of mind.   As temperatures drop, you're reminded that Old Man Winter will soon rear his ugly head. Before the first flurries fly, it's important to take some winterization steps to ensure your home is ready for whatever the season brings.   This five-point Continue Reading ...

6 Luxury Home Improvement Products

Posted on: November 20, 2017 by in Blog
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Home Inspection San Antonio suggests America's finest: 6 luxury home improvement products made in the U.S.   Peruse any home improvement media and you may get the impression you just can't build, renovate or decorate a quality home without relying on foreign-made products like granite from Italy for countertops, cherry hardwood flooring from Brazil or textiles from India. However, you don't have to sacrifice quality and luxury in order to buy American for your home; some of the finest Continue Reading ...

5 Myths About Solar Panels, Debunked

Posted on: November 13, 2017 by in Blog
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Home Inspection San Antonio tips for your solar panels. Home solar panels can drastically cut or even eliminate electricity bills, reduce a home's carbon footprint, increase resale value, and may even help a home sell faster.    The cost of rooftop solar systems has fallen dramatically in recent years. Most homeowners have the option of buying the system. Leasing it on reasonable payment terms, or having a third-party pay for and install the system at no up-front cost at all for the Continue Reading ...