1. Watch Out for These Signs of a Bad Home Inspector

    When you are looking to buy or sell a home, you aren’t required to hire a home inspector. But it is a good idea to bring one into the process nonetheless. This is particularly true if you are looking to purchase a new home. Without an inspection, you could find yourself facing challenges and repairs that will leave your head spinning and your wallet in shock. If you want to avoid costly repairs …Read More

  2. Proficiency With Energy Efficiency

    Winding River is excited to be the professional licensed home inspector for all of your needs. From mold inspection to well water testing, we offer a wide array of services for your house. One overlooked option is the ordering of a home energy audit. Yes, it can be an efficient tool for making your life more comfortable in a variety of ways! No, it isn’t as scary as the word audit makes it sound…Read More

  3. The Hunt For Your Dream Home

    House hunting is what dreams are made of, you spend time envisioning what your dream home will look like and everything that will go inside of it. You picture your glamorous living room with a bear skin rug and satin curtains, or maybe a boho looking couch with lace valances. Whatever it is that your dreams consist of, it isn’t created overnight. As much as we would like to walk into the home of…Read More

  4. Keep Your Cool

    It can be hard to see the sunlight through the trees when you are on a fierce house hunt for the house of your dreams. You have spent hours fawning over magazines that contain homes with granite counter tops, the perfect mocha colored walls in the kitchen, and plantation shutters. The image that you have created in your head of what your dream home should look like may not necessarily be suited fo…Read More

  5. Patience Is A Virtue

    Patience is something that not everyone possesses. If you aren’t a patient person, then you are probably used to people telling you that you should become more patient. Being patient is key when house hunting. With so many houses on the market and so many buyers on the prowl, you have to be a savvy hunter. Always looking for the right house, never settling. You have to take the time to view home…Read More

  6. Think Like An Investor

    Buying a house to become your new home is a very exciting experience. Your wife wants a big open kitchen with an island to serve brunch, and you want a garage where your tools can be neatly stored and accessed. Finding a house is a long and aggressive process. You want to find the perfect home without compromising price, space, or amenities. Keep in mind, however, that this is a large investment t…Read More

  7. Commiting To The Home

    Buying a home is a huge step, there is so much to consider during the process as we have discussed in several of our previous blogs. Today we are going to be taking a deeper look at what it takes to become a pro house hunter. You find your forever home, or maybe it is just your for now home. Regardless, you are ready to get the ball rolling. You call in a licensed home inspector in the Loveland or…Read More

  8. How To Find Out If You Qualify To Buy A Home

    Throwing money into renting a home every month is convenient in the sense that you don’t have to worry about home repairs, you don’t have a mortgage, and you are mobile if you decide to pack up and move. However, most people reach a point in their lives when they are sick of renting and ready to pick out a house of their own. Buying a home can be difficult, but it is definitely a beneficial in…Read More

  9. Potential Issues To Check For Before Buying A Home

    When purchasing something that is as big of an investment as a house, it is important to ensure that there are no major issues lurking within the house before making it your home. This means checking everything out for any issues. Let's take a look at some of the potential issues to check for: Asbestos If you are buying an older home, this is a big one. This is most prevalent in homes that were bu…Read More

  10. Things To Do Before Buying A Home

    Buying a home is a big investment. That is why it is so important to make sure that you know the ins and outs of exactly what you are getting before signing any paperwork.  The last thing that you want to do is purchase a home only to find out that it has substantial, expensive problems. Here are some precautions to take when purchasing a home to ensure that the home that you are buying is in goo…Read More