Class: What to Look For When You Buy a House
Brookline Adult and Community Center - 617-730-2674
Cambridge Center for Adult Education- 617-547-6789
Lexington Community Education - 781-862-8043
Join Michael Atwell, owner of J. May Home Inspections and a licensed Construction Superviser, and learn from photos of homes you'll be glad you never bought. Before your first walk-through, you'll be able to recognize hidden "features " that the real estate agent will never extol (or even mention)! Train yourself to spot the signs of wet basements, termites, leaky roofs, amateur repairs, and problems in heating and plumbing systems. Learn what to expect from a "real " home inspection. Some caution and thought can prevent future disappointments or ending up with a "money pit. "
- Demonstration of Inspection Tools and Instruments
- Inspection Tips
- How to Choose a Home Inspector
- Questions for the Potential Home Inspector
- What Does a Home Inspection Cost?
- Other Reports You May be Wondering About (asbestos, termite, buried oil tank, lead paint, mold, radon, UFFI)
- What Do You Do With the Home Inspection Report?
- Slides of Home Conditions
Class: Look at a House with an Inspector's Eye
Boston Center for Adult Education - 617-267-4430
If you don't know the problem signs to look for when viewing a
property, homebuying can cost more than you bargained for. Train yourself
to walk through a building with a home inspector's eye! Learn how to spot
the signs of wet basements, termites, amateur repairs, moisture problems,
and much, much more. A licensed home inspector and contractor will show
you hundreds of slides taken from real-life home disasters. See what to
expect from an actual home inspection, and save yourself a houseload of