A residential or commercial structural inspection is an objective visual examination of the physical structure and foundation of a house, from the attic to the foundation by a professional engineer. Structural inspections help buyers determine whether there are any major structural defects before they buy, and it minimizes any unpleasant surprises or significant financial burdens later on.
A Permanent Foundation structural inspection is an objective visual examination of the physical undercarriage structure and supporting foundation of a pre manufactured home to determine if it is in compliance with HUD’s Permanent Foundation Guide for Manufactured Housing, dated Sept. 1996.
The idea of buying a fixer-upper and turning it into your dream abode can seem so perfect — every nook and cranny just to your specifications! The reality, however, can be harsh. When you realize how much it will cost to remodel, you often also realize that you can’t afford it.