Category: Home Inspections

Why You Should Not Buy a Home Without a Professional Inspection First

Shopping for a new home can be an incredibly exciting time in your life, but nothing puts a bigger damper on the experience than moving into your new investment only to find a multitude of problems you had no idea about. Even properties that seem perfectly fine during your initial tour may have several issues… Read more »

The Attributes of a Reputable Home Inspector

Whether you need a home inspection for your existing property or a new house you’re thinking about purchasing, it is important to find a home inspector who you can trust. But just how can you tell whether or not an inspector is someone you can depend on to uncover all of the important information you… Read more »

Seven Common Causes For a Poor Home Inspection

Life is good. You’ve found the perfect home for your family. The house is straight out of your dreams, the neighbors are friendly, and the schools have a stellar reputation. Your financing is in order and you’ve got plenty of cash for the down payment. All you’ve got to do is sign on the dotted… Read more »

Why It Is Prudent to Have a Home Inspection Before Selling Your Home

Cornerstone Home Inspections of New Jersey recommends sellers have a home inspection done before selling their home. A complete home inspection covers every area of your home so that you get a clear and accurate picture of the property– in writing–which can then be used to help sell the home. An inspection looks for any… Read more »

How to Optimize Your Home’s Energy Usage

So far, 2015 has been one of the best years for housing sales since 2006. It is clear that the country as a whole has finally bounced back since the economic meltdown. In other words, people are feeling comfortable buying homes and turning the page to the next chapter in their lives. That being said,… Read more »