Simple Water-Saving Tips Can Have a Big Impact on Your Wallet

October 12, 2018 | Environmental Services

The average household spends as much as $500 per year on its water and sewer bill, but by making just a few simple changes to use water more efficiently, you could save approximately $170 per year and help the environment, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. HomePro Inspections provides environmental assessments and home inspections to the Jacksonville area.

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How Overcoming Closing Obstacles Can Be SUPRA Easy!

September 1, 2018 | Environmental Services

You work hard to get your buyer and seller under contract. In businesses besides real estate, once a contract is signed, it’s pay day. Often in real estate, once the contract is signed, the real work has just begun… and there are obstacles between you and the closing table.Predicting when obstacles will appear and knowing who can give you a boost over obstacles is key to keeping your deals together and done without delay.One predictable obstacle is that VA / FHA lenders will require that well water be tested. Once the sample is captured, it is typically 3-5 business days for a certified lab to return the results. IF there are no contaminants in the sample, on to closing you go. If there ARE contaminants found, remediation of the well or well equipment will be needed, prior to re-testing of the well water. This typically delays closing another 7-19 days.These … Continued

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Our Residential Services

August 20, 2018 | Environmental Services

Whether you’re buying, selling, or currently living in a home in the Jacksonville area, you need to know that it’s up to code and safe for both you and your family. Given all of the health and safety hazards that could arise from lack of maintenance, shoddy construction, environmental damage, and the like, you need a company with the professionalism and experience to get the job done right the first time. Here at HomePro Inspections, we offer just that. Here’s a look at how we can help to ensure your home is safe to buy, sell, or currently stay in.

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HomePro New Construction Phase Inspection creates a win for Customer, Builder, and Agent!

August 3, 2018 | Featured

Absolutely the Easiest Way to Get Your New Construction Home-Buyers to Contract Quicker, Feel Comfortable During Construction and Eliminate the Need For Crazy Call-Back Complaints after Closing! It’s amazing to ponder the wonders of modern manufacturing.  An automated assembly line can spit out dozens of luxury cars an hour with hardly a human hand. Micro-chips are being built and surgeries on humans are now being performed by robots.  Yet, we still build homes on-site, of wood, and by hand! No matter the eye of the architect, the will of the contractor or the skill of the carpenter – as long as home building is being done by human hands, there will be errors. Discovering those errors as soon as they occur so they can be easily corrected is the role of the home inspector in new construction. HomePro’s New Construction Phase Inspection Program The primary goal of the HomePro New … Continued

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What Sets HomePro Inspections Apart?

July 22, 2018 | Commercial Inspections

When it comes to finding a home or commercial property-inspection company, there are certainly plenty of options to choose from. However, only HomePro Inspections truly stands out above the rest for a number of reasons. Our wide selection of professional services, deep experience, and ironclad dedication to our customers is what really makes HomePro Inspections the superior choice when it comes to home and business real-estate inspections in and around Jacksonville. Here’s a closer look at what sets us apart from the rest.

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Jacksonville Radon

July 13, 2018 | Air Quality Testing

There’s no Radon in Jacksonville….unless you ask the Florida Department of Health! Recently I received a distressing email from an old Navy buddy about the medical challenges being battled by one of our former shipmates. Dave had been the picture of health.  That guy who always took great care of his body.  Worked out regularly even as he turned 50, and never smoked.  Dave has been diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. You like to think that if you don’t smoke you can eliminate lung cancer from the list of things that can get you, but that thought is not completely true.  Smoking is the undisputed #1 cause of lung cancer according to the Center for Disease Control.  What’s the #1 cause of lung cancer among non-smokers?…..Radon! HomePro Inspections provides radon testing to the Jacksonville area.

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Our Environmental Services

June 27, 2018 | Air Quality Testing

When it comes to making sure your new home is safe, you simply can’t take any chances. Risks such as asbestos, mold, lead, toxic drywall, and more all pose life-threatening risks to you, your spouse, and your children. That’s why here at HomePro Inspections, we take environmental services very seriously. Our professional, experienced staff is ready to test your home for a wide variety of risks and offer the correct course of action. Here’s just a quick look at our environmental services and our professional Neighborhood Environmental Reports. 

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Buried Oil Tank!!… What the Heck do You Do Now?

October 26, 2017 | Environmental Services

In thousands of houses around town, there is a monster waiting underground to leap out and eat your real estate deal. That monster is known as the buried oil tank!Popular from the founding of Florida until the 1960’s, oil furnaces were a great way to make heat. They made your home toasty warm, responded fast to the thermostat, and fuel oil was cheap.With the development of the electric heat pump, the oil crisis of the 1970’s, and increasing concerns about the environment, fuel oil as a home-heating source in Florida fell rapidly from popularity. Today it is rare to find a home in Jacksonville that is heated by fuel oil. Most oil-fired furnaces have been replaced by electric heat pumps or in pockets of town – natural gas.Removing the old furnace was the easy part. The more difficult issue was what to do with the onsite oil storage tank? The … Continued

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The Surest Way to Happy Customers!

January 2, 2016 | Services

Happy New Year!  Here I sit on the first workday of the year. The office is not yet open and the phone has not yet rung. I love this time of year. Nothing yet accomplished, and no mistakes yet made. It is a wonderful time to reflect on the year that was, and look ahead toward the year that is yet to be.The idea that comes to mind is that it will be a fantastic year if we can inspect another 3000 homes and do it without a single complaint! A lofty goal indeed, but one worth working towards!

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Mother Knows Best

November 6, 2015 | Services

It always interests me to hear what occupies the minds of the best and brightest real estate presenters from around the world. I’m also ever curious to see what the vendors at NAR and other conferences are peddling to make us all more successful year after year.  I always try to find a theme or thread to what is going on. What direction do the messages and images point toward?

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