Is a home appraisal the same as a home inspection?

Emmanuel | Jan/ 6/ 2012 | 0

Have you been told that you don’t really need a home inspection because your Appraiser is performing the same inspection?  Are you confused because so many bulletin board posts, or others, are discussing a home appraisal and keep referring to

Does the brick on your home have a hangover?

Emmanuel | Nov/ 11/ 2011 | 0

Does the brick veneer on your home hang over the foundation wall?  If so is it a problem or not?  If your brick has a hangover read on to find out more.

The history and problems of cast iron sewers pipes.

Emmanuel | Nov/ 7/ 2011 | 0

If your home is equipped with cast iron sewage pipes you will no doubt have comments in your inspection report regarding its presence and possibly issues.  So what are these issues and why the comments about them?