home Inspection vs. Appraisal

Sometimes buyers ignore the need for a home inspection because they don’t understand the purpose. Inspectors are confused with appraisers. The latter confirms the home’s market value to the lender but it offers consumers no protection in terms of the overall condition of the home. Buyers shouldn’t let anyone convince them that they don’t need […]

Vacuum Your Refrigerator Coils Regularly

It’s important to clean the coils on your refrigerator a couple times each year. This will help your refrigerator from overrunning. It will also help it use less electricity, be more efficient, and will help contribute to its longevity. Refrigerators have a compressor that forces a cooling substance called -refrigerant through the coils. Evaporator coils […]

Home Inspection Checklist

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Why have a foreclosure home Inspection?

Why was the home foreclosed in the first place? Did the home have hidden defects or flaws that weren’t discovered until after purchase? At A-Pro, we think so,  Greg Mangiaracina, President of A-Pro Home Inspection Service “those that did not undertake an inspection before purchase would be the first in the foreclosure line,” He went […]

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Looking For a Starkville Inspector You Can Trust??

Aren’t Home Inspections All Created Equal? Believe it or not, many home inspections are little more than an educated opinion about a home’s condition. What happens when an inspector overlooks something? Or gives a passing grade when a potential problem exists? All too often, those unexpected repairs come out of the new homeowner’s pocket… even […]

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