Author Archive | Jim Davis

Lipstick On A Pig

Flip House, Just A Pig With Lipstick

In this video, Jim Davis discusses why buying a renovated flip house is usually, about 80% of the time, not a good idea. Most investors fail to calculate the real cost of rehabbing a house and they won’t replace/repair items you don’t see. The improvements will be cosmetic and most of the real issues with […]

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How to Avoid Buying a Renovated Flood House with Mold

This video, from Houston home inspector Jim Davis, is about the ways to avoid buying a Houston renovated, previously flooded, house with mold contamination issues. Three tips are provided. These include the correct documents a homeowner needs to prove that the house was remediated properly and tested for mold, researching the renovation contractor that provided […]

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About The House is Awesome!

Jim is super knowledgable and so easy to deal with. He is thoughtful in how he walks through his inspections and takes his time to get the inspection right. I have used him twice now and found that he is on time and finishes quickly. I highly recommend Jim and About the House for your […]

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Pool Resurface Video

Swimming Pool Resurface Costs

Houston Home Inspection: Many home buyers today are looking for a home with an in ground swimming pool. This video stresses the importance of having the pool inspected at the same time as the Houston home inspection so swimming pool resurface costs can be determined and negotiated with the sellers. We look at the various […]

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