Interior and Exterior Home Inspection from A to Z Real Estate Home Inspector, Homeowner, Home Buyer and Seller Survival Kit Series
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(Mar 30, 2004)
Don't let your dream house be a nightmare in disguise! Everything you need to know about Real Estate - from Asbestos to Zoning. This 5-star rated DVD has over an hour of video and as an added bonus you also get the 80 page HIB DVD Companion Guide e-Book. This DVD shows the precise steps to follow to inspect all of the INTERIOR and EXTERIOR of a home.
The INTERIOR and EXTERIOR DVD topics include: roof, chimneys, siding, eaves, gutters, drainage and grading, windows, walkways, entrances and porches, driveways, walls and fences, patios and terraces, decks, swimming pools, exterior structures, wood destroying insects, garage, kitchen, bathrooms, floors and stairs, walls and ceilings, windows and doors, fireplaces, attics, ventilation, insulation, basement/lower level, water penetration.
The OPERATING SYSTEMS inspection topics are covered in our other DVD that can be purchased separately. The OPERATING SYSTEMS DVD topics include: heating systems (gas, oil, steam, hot water, and hot air heating), air-conditioning, water heaters, plumbing, well water system, septic system, electrical system, gas service, and auxiliary systems. Health Concerns topics including: asbestos insulation, radon gas, and water testing.
This is definitely the best home inspection DVD series on the market! Created by Guy Cozzi who is a licensed appraiser, home inspector, consultant, and real estate investor. This top selling author has been quoted as a real estate expert by the New York Times and many other publications. He has been a guest speaker on real estate investment TV shows for years. Guy Cozzi has taught thousands of people how to inspect, appraise and invest in real estate and provides advice to many banks and mortgage lenders. This DVD license does not allow rentals of the DVD.
"If youre looking to become a knowledgeable home inspector or appraiser, Real Estate from A to Z series is crucial." -- Home-Based Business Monthly
" Real Estate from A to Z series is by far the most in-depth resource for every investor, beginner to expert." -- Real Estate Investors Journal
" the Real Estate from A to Z books and videos are the best weve ever seen." -- Real Estate Press
" the best selling reference books available for home builders and buyers and cover every topic from A to Z." -- New Home Construction Journal
" top-notch real estate investors, inspectors and appraisers agree the Real Estate from A to Z series is a great value." -- Seminar Progress Report
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here I'll sum it up for you
1 poke wood and siding with a awl or screwdriver to make sure its not rotten
2 shake counters and hand rails - jump on floor and stairs to see if solid
3 look for stains, mold, or cracks on ceilings and walls
4 turn appliances on & off
seriously I would only suggest this product if it were a free library rental
Now, I will state why I bought this dvd. I wanted material (book and dvd) that will illustrate on how detect damage structure (floors, ceilings, pipes, and boilers) in a house. To be able to see a very costly investment is a good thing.
After I viewed Home Inspection from A to Z DVD by Guy Cozzi, I started to laugh out loud to myself. Guy vaguely talked, not illustrated, about damage. He mainly pointed to a good wall (floor, or ceiling) and vaguely said what he thinks could happen. I felt like a Doooonkeeey after watching this dvd.
Totally wroth the $10 price tag, but don't expect anything detailled or in depth from this
By viewing this, I am sure that the real inspection was thorough and professional.
I was very impressed.
I wasn't aware the builders only have to follow the minimum standards with construction. After learning from the dvd I realized there were parts of the construction process that my builder could have improved upon to exceed the minimum standards.
The company that produced the dvd has other books and dvds which have received 5 star ratings from Amazon Top 50 reviewers. That was the basis for my purchase decision since I know that those reviews are always valid and trustworthy.
The dvd comes with a free download guidebook that had additional information and explains what topics are and are not covered on a $20 dvd which made sense to me. For $20 it's a great deal and wonderful information. If I need more details on any particular topic due to the limits of a dvd length then I have the dvd guidebook and this company's 400+ page home inspection book which covers everything in great detail. Each dvd in the series discussed different part of the home.
Interior and Exterior home inspection dvd topics include: roof, chimneys, siding, eaves, gutters, drainage and grading, windows, walkways, entrances and porches, driveways, walls and fences, patios and terraces, decks, swimming pools, exterior structures, wood destroying insects, garage, kitchen, bathrooms, floors and stairs, walls and ceilings, windows and doors, fireplaces, attics, ventilation, insulation, basement/lower level, water penetration.
Operating Systems home inspection dvd topics include: heating systems (gas, oil, steam, hot water, and hot air heating), air-conditioning, water heaters, plumbing, well water system, septic system, electrical system, gas service, and auxiliary systems. Health Concerns topics including: asbestos insulation, radon gas, and water testing.