Illinois Home & Property Inspection Tips

Homes require a large investment of time and money whether you’re buying, selling, or just trying to proactively maintain one. In this resource center you will find home and property inspection tips to help you during the buying and selling process. For those of you that already own a home, or are about to, you will also find helpful home maintenance advice that will enable you to keep your house in the best shape imaginable. Select from the categories below to find advice and resources specific to your situation.

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Latest Home Inspection Blogs

AC Repair vs. AC Replacement – How Do You Know When It’s Time?

August 13, 2021

AC Repair vs. AC Replacement – How Do You Know When It’s Time? Air conditioners have been around for decades. The first AC was invented in 1902 by Willis Carrier, and he used it for monitoring humidity inside a publishing... Read More >

Home Safety Tips for Homeowners

August 4, 2021

Home Safety Tips for Homeowners Let’s say you just purchased a new home and are planning to have it insured. Maybe you are also planning to sell it in the future eventually. What’s the first thing that you would want... Read More >

The Different Types of Rental Property Inspections & What to Look For

August 1, 2021

The Different Types of Rental Property Inspections & What to Look For As a rental property owner or manager, one thing you do to keep your rental consistently profitable is to prevent damage by tenants. However, in trying to keep... Read More >

Roof Maintenance: Your Quick Checklist

July 8, 2021

Roof Maintenance: Your Quick Checklist The roofing system is one of the most valuable parts of a home, but many homeowners neglect it for too long and fail to give it the care and attention it deserves. Roofs are made... Read More >

Should I Get a Mold Inspection When I’m Buying A House in Illinois?

July 1, 2021

Here is a familiar scenario that unfolds often across America: a family finds a home they love, in the right part of town, and at a price they can afford. They reach an agreement with the owner and after the home inspection, they pay for... Read More >

Annual Home Safety Checklist

June 10, 2021

Annual Home Safety Checklist To finally be able to call yourself a homeowner is a huge achievement, but it is a role that comes with plenty of responsibilities. Even the most beautiful homes lose their luster and deteriorate over time;... Read More >

How to Get Ready for a Home Inspection

June 3, 2021

How to Get Ready for a Home Inspection Buying a home is one of people’s most important and most emotional decisions. The home we live in touches us in a deeply personal way. When you buy the wrong house, you... Read More >

Do Home Inspections Really Affect Property Value in Illinois?

May 11, 2021

When trying to sell your home, you want to sell for as much money as possible. Part of meeting that goal includes avoiding anything that can depreciate the home’s market value. The buyer’s home inspection is one of those things... Read More >

What Every Landlord Needs to Know About Maintenance

April 19, 2021

Although they don’t look like that on the surface, buildings are highly complex structures. In amodern home, it is possible to find as many as twenty different types of materials making up thevarious parts of the building. There will be... Read More >

Termite Disclosures and Home Buying

March 1, 2021

Buying a home can be a long and exhausting process. By the time your offer is accepted, you’re probably ready to be done and let your realtor handle the closing process. But, there’s one more critical step left: home inspections.... Read More >