Licensed Home Inspector Keith Boggs

Category Archives: Buying a Home

Buyer’s Home Inspection Services

We will inspect your home as if we were the ones making this major investment.

Buying a home is a major step and a big investment, so discovering any defects before you’ve signed on the dotted line is a top priority. Having a detailed understanding of a home’s condition before you commit to it gives you what you need to negotiate a fair price with confidence. It also provides you with peace of mind when making your final decision. Stonebriar Property Inspections offers Buyer’s Home Inspection Services. Continue Reading

10 Gifts Any First-Time Homeowner Wants to Receive

10 Gifts Any First-Time Homeowner Wants to Receive

Our friends just bought their first home, so we’ve been trying to find the perfect holiday/housewarming gift for them. There are so many options, and we’ve done some research. Along the way, we’ve collected 10 gift ideas we think any first-time homeowner will appreciate. Continue Reading

5 Steps to Optimize Your Home Buyer’s Option Period

5 Steps to Optimize Your Home Buyer’s Option Period

The Good News

You’ve found what you think is your dream home and have decided to make an offer.

The Bad News

You really don’t know what you’re buying yet, because you haven’t had the home inspected. You also don’t want someone else to swoop in and steal the property out from under you. Continue Reading

The Pros and Cons of Buying an Older Home

The Pros and Cons of Buying an Older Home

Drive into the suburbs of any large city and you’ll find new housing developments under construction. Obviously, new construction is popular to many. But most people buy an existing home — one that someone else has lived in and wants to sell. Did you know that there are pros and cons of buying an older home? Continue Reading

Common Problems Even New Homeowners Can Inherit

Common Problems Even New Homeowners Can Inherit

Learn about the most common things home inspectors can miss that you can get stuck having to repair, even with new construction or homes built recently.

Is that new home really your dream palace or a complete nightmare and financial disaster?  Just because a home looks modern or even was just built, doesn’t mean it’s in great shape. Here are some of the most common problems new homeowners encounter, even in newer homes, that you don’t want to inherit when purchasing a property: Continue Reading