Julie Sagan GRI - Sagan REALTORS ®, Swampscott, MA Real Estate, Marblehead, MA Real Estate


 
 


Home Inspection How-To: Choosing The Right Home Inspector

Buying a home is a big decision that you want to feel confident about. With a solid home inspection you can count on, you can feel good about sealing the deal. How do you know which company to go for? Here are a few tips for your home inspector inspection. 


Trust customer reviews, and do your research. Many home inspection companies are reviewed online and customer opinions can be easily accessed that aren’t controlled by the company. Don’t be afraid to ask for references from your potential inspection company, and certainly don’t be afraid to follow through! Ask questions about how long and how thorough the inspection was.


Before choosing a company, find out if your home’s age or location requires specific skills, licenses, or certifications. Your home may be in an area that is susceptible to specific issues you’ll want your inspector versed in.


Review your inspector’s qualifications. Find out how long they’ve been in business and how many inspections they have conducted. If they are a member of a group they are most likely required to take extra courses and obtain extra certifications. 


Ask to tag along with your inspector and don’t be afraid to ask questions or for explanations. Ask them for a sample report so you can see for yourself how thorough they have been in past inspections and so you can familiarize yourself with potential problems and the inspection process.


Your home is important, and a proper inspection can protect you and your family from present or future harm. Home inspection is key to finding your dream home and keeping it that way. Ask me for help in choosing your home inspector, and together we’ll find a safe and happy home for your family. 



20 Prospect Street, Marblehead, MA 01945

Single-Family

$639,000
Price

4
Rooms
1
Beds
0/2
Full/Half Baths
Absolutely an amazing location. The property is currently being used as office space but there are plans available should someone want to convert this back into a single family. It is an adorable home that has been lovingly cared for. Currently being used by an architect, the plans show how one can creatively create two bedrooms upstairs and wonderful living space on the first floor and walk out lower level. First floor boasts bamboo floors, lovely built ins, access to the back deck as well. The lower level has a gas fireplace flanked by built ins and opens up to the ground level patio. No details have been spared in this space. Walk to coffee shops, restaurants, shopping and even the Harbor! The outdoor space provides a beautiful patio and a 100 square foot "doll house" finished in knotty pine. This is a perfect Pied-a-terre!
Open House
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20 Prospect Street, Marblehead, MA 01945

Commercial

$639,000
Price

1
Buildings
Office
Type of Comm.
2,250.00
Lot Size
Absolutely an amazing office location. Fabulous opportunity to own your own building and have office space plus an additional 100 square foot "doll house" where you can have complete privacy to work. Walk to coffee shops, restaurants, shops and even the Harbor! No details have been spared in this space. Reception area with built ins, conference room area, second floor boasts additional office work space as well. The lower level has a gas fireplace flanked by built ins and opens up to the ground level patio. Floors are a combination of bamboo, tile and carpeting. The space has been completely done over by an architect and should someone want to convert this back into a single family the plans are available.
Open House
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50 Puritan Lane, Swampscott, MA 01907

Single-Family

$939,000
Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Beautifully maintained and located in desirable Eiseman's beach location, this 3 bedroom 2.5 bathroom residence provides you the opportunity for both formal entertaining and everyday living. Bright and sunny eat in kitchen area opens up to both the family room and back deck. Enjoy stainless steel appliances in the kitchen as well as a large counter area with plenty of seating. Vaulted beam ceilings, built ins and a brick fireplace make the family room a perfect gathering area. Second floor boasts three bedrooms, a newer master bathroom, plenty of closet space and a walk up unfinished attic. The basement gives you plenty of additional storage, a gym, laundry and even craft area. Beautiful large backyard, and if one wanted a pool there is plenty of room for that as well. Two car attached garage, system and roof updates were made within the last 12 years. Beautiful moldings, chair rail, three fireplaces, hardwood floors. Live near the beach!
Open House
Sunday
December 02 at 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
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Location: 50 Puritan Lane, Swampscott, MA 01907    Get Directions

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94 Roy Street, Swampscott, MA 01907

Single-Family

$324,900
Price

5
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Great opportunity to live near parks, the high school, and the commuter rail. Feel like you are living in a single family home and enjoy moving right in. The home has been freshly painted on the interior in neutral tones, has new stainless steel appliances, new roof, windows, and hot water tank. The rooms are spacious and the beacon hill patio in the back yard is beautifully done with pavers providing are great place for outdoor entertaining. Whether you are just starting out or wanting to downsize this move in ready home can be perfect for you.
Open House
Sunday
December 02 at 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
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Location: 94 Roy Street, Swampscott, MA 01907    Get Directions

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