Posts made in April, 2014

Florida Wind Mitigation Inspection

Posted on Apr 18, 2014 in Wind Mitigation Inspection | 0 comments

Wind mitigation is the implementation of certain building techniques in order to limit damage caused by intense wind. A Few Facts About Windstorms and Wind Insurance •In 2006, Citizens Insurance, one of the largest property insurers in Florida, requested a 45% rate increase for wind insurance. Other insurers took similar actions. •In Florida, the portion of a homeowner’s premium covering wind damage can be up to 70% of the total, depending on location. •Wind mitigation benefits homeowners, private insurers, and all levels of government.    Incentives for Wind Mitigation •In some...

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Foreclosure Home Inspections

Posted on Apr 11, 2014 in About ACS Inspections, Home Inspections | 0 comments

Foreclosure Inspections: Trust Your Gut So, you want to buy a house cheap, and you look to the foreclosure market. Considering the over-abundance of these properties and just how little many of them are going for, it’s tempting to jump on the bandwagon and buy up. And it may pay off as a long-term investment. But, like any other major purchase, you should know as much as you can about a property before you buy it, which is why home inspections, performed by licensed home inspectors, are necessary. Unfortunately, many real estate agents, who don’t like bargaining with banks, are advising...

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It’s important to use a Florida Licensed Home Inspector

Posted on Apr 2, 2014 in Home Inspections, Industry Updates | 0 comments

It’s Important to Use a Florida Licensed Home Inspector!! Here at Asper Inspections our head Inspector, Jeff McGill, is not only a licensed home inspector, he is also a licensed plumbing, roofing and residential contractor.  All his knowledge is for your benefit!  We have had numerous clients tell us about inspectors they have been referred to that were either not state licensed or were not actual licensed Home Inspectors.  Never a good thing when you are making such an important purchase! For that reason we wanted provide our clients with these Florida Statues to give you a little...

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