Home Inspection: 10 Most Common Home Defects Nationally

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An analysis by Repair Pro of more than 50,000 home inspection reports revealed thousands of dollars in identified repair costs during the home purchasing process. For instance, the study found more than 1 million repairs were needed across 50,000 homes, while the average home required more than $11,000 in repairs. The video below highlights the 10 most common home defects nationally below: Here are the 10 Most Common Home Defects Nationally: Doors need adjusting and servicing Faucets and heads need servicing Exterior caulking and sealant are missing Outlets or switches with deficiencies No GFCI protection Absence of or defective smoke alarms Cosmetic sheetrock cracks or nail pops Fixtures and/or bulb deficiencies Interior Caulking, grout and sealer are missing Service panel deficiencies
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2019 Texas Real Estate Industry Forecast

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This webcast is a must see! Dr. James Gaines, Chief Economist of Housing Markets and Development at the Texas A&M University Real Estate Center was at the ChampionsLive Studios to deliver the 2019 Real Estate Industry Forecast with Rita Santamaria as host. https://youtu.be/KvRxqfldBqw Dr. Gaines covers significant trends and economic outlook for residential sales, commercial markets and housing developments in 2019. Download PDF of Dr. Gaines Presentation to follow along: http://bit.ly/2TDVJlU
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Real Estate News Now: November 5, 2018

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Take a look at our latest roundup of real estate news from our Real Estate News Now Blog Series! Don't forget that there's something for everyone to read, so whether you click to increase your awareness of the real estate innovations, trends and news article making waves around our country or simply want to share with your circle of influence, make sure to share what articles resonated with you the most in the comments at Champions School of Real Estate's Facebook and Twitter pages! Million-dollar tips: Life lessons with Ryan Serhant // Success in Real Estate "Ryan Serhant initially turned to New York real estate just to pay the rent and ended up becoming one of the stars of Bravo's "Million Dollar Listing New York" TV series as a top…
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Real Estate News Now: October 30, 2018

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Take a look at our latest roundup of real estate news from our Real Estate News Now Blog Series! Don't forget that there's something for everyone to read, so whether you click to increase your awareness of the real estate innovations, trends and news article making waves around our country or simply want to share with your circle of influence, make sure to share what articles resonated with you the most in the comments at Champions School of Real Estate's Facebook and Twitter pages! Trick or Treat: Mixed bag of Texas construction starts // Texas Real Estate "Dodge Data & Analytics has released its September 2018 examination of construction start figures for the four metros in the "Texas Triangle." Of the metros, only Austin experienced year-over-year increases across residential and…
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Real Estate News Now: October 2, 2017

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Take a look through this week's roundup of real estate news from our Real Estate News Now Blog Series! Don’t forget that there’s something for everyone to read, so whether you click to increase your awareness of the real estate innovations, trends and news article making waves around our country or simply want to share with your circle of influence, make sure to share what articles resonated with you the most in the comments at Champions School of Real Estate's Facebook and Twitter pages! 10 Real Estate Features That Need To Stay Traditional // REAL ESTATE TECHNOLOGY "While technology certainly has enhanced the ability for buyers to view homes easily and for sellers to get more money from their home sale, some parts of the real estate process still need…
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