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Real Estate Agents…Should you be recommending home inspections to your clients?

By Donofrio & Associates, LLC. | March 27, 2019

For your clients buying a home could be the largest single investment they will make. To minimize any surprises or difficulties, you should recommend a home inspection. A home inspection will help your clients to learn as much as they can about their dream house before purchasing it.  Inspections can identify the need for major […]

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 […]