Two words that every home owner hates to hear…water damage

By Donofrio & Associates, LLC. | January 31, 2019

Water damage can occur for several reasons including leaks, clogs, broken pipes/hoses, or overflowing appliances.  Other reasons include leaky roofs, plumbing leaks, or foundation cracks.  Additionally, weather events such as heavy snow or rain can cause water damage. The possibility this type of damage will occur is high. What’s the problem?  Moisture!  It promotes the […]

Termite/WDO inspections

By Donofrio & Associates, LLC. | January 15, 2019

When buying a home, your lender may require homeowner’s insurance, which in turn usually means a termite inspection. Even if your lender doesn’t require homeowner’s insurance, most lenders still require a termite or Wood Destroying Organism (WDO) inspection. Termites may be small, but they typically live in large colonies. It’s possible to go for years […]

Home inspections—when should you run for the hills?

By Donofrio & Associates, LLC. | December 5, 2018

Home inspections can be scary. Just when you think you’ve found the perfect house, an inspector comes along and tells you everything’s that’s wrong with it. Though most things that turn up during a home inspection aren’t deal breakers, some are more serious. Here are a few items you should watch for; problems in these […]