Deferred Maintenance

Deferred maintenance can create serious issues, including structural problems. The pictures say it all.

A line exists between an ordinary inspection and the need for a structural engineer. Sometimes the dune changes in ocean areas and extreme exposure to salt, wind and moisture, make maintenance a constant.



Roof of the Year

Something is wrong with this picture…..!   When walking a potential listing last week,  the exposed adhesive strip on the entire back portion of the roof was visible.   Shingles shifting?  Improper nailing?  Installed incorrectly? 


(entertaining video from a NY roofer?)  Credit Youtube and GCTIPS


“As-Is” ….. Worth reading…..

Few contracts are really “as-is”, I’m told.  The wording in the CC-4 contract would seem to be particularly specific, but even brokers fail to read paragraph 7’s wording.   “Seller will deliver the property to Buyer at the time agreed in its present “as is” condition, ordinary wear and tear excepted, and will maintain the landscaping […]