Jeff’s Carlsbad Blog for First Time Home Buyers

What You Should Know About Termite Inspections

Posted in Due Diligence,Inspections by Jeff Dowler on February 13, 2008
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100_4003.jpgIf you are buying a new home, it is pretty likely the seller of the home you are buying will have a termite inspection done.

This is negotiated as part of your purchase offer, the reason being that MOST lenders will require a certificate of clearance that your home does not have a propblem with termite infestation. Termites are common here in Carlsbad and other areas of Southern California, so this is pretty common and you should not be overly concerned.
But it’s important to know about termites and what is being done to eradicate them. And since you may see a circus-like tent around in a neighborhood, you might be wondering what this is about.

Read more about termite inspections here


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