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Old 12-22-2004, 03:19 PM
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HVAC condition.

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Old 12-22-2004, 03:34 PM
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We are appraisers, we provide a market value not a home inspection. Anyway, putting 'unknown' is still no protection. A good lawyer could say you shoulda 'conditioned' it for inspection. BTW.....How's about that kitchen range and water heater? Heck, even a dirty firelace flue can cause CO in the environment.
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Old 12-22-2004, 03:34 PM
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The HVAC is on, the people are alive and well ( ), and there's no visual evidence of failure, then it's "average". If the system is off, it's unknown.

That's why I put in an inspection disclaimer (I'm not a home inspector and don't play one on TV).
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Old 12-22-2004, 03:58 PM
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If it's new or a few years old and it works when I'm there ( or the HO tells me it works) I call it good.
If it's more than a few years old and it works I call it average.
If it looks bad, rusted, scorched, parts missing or the HO tells me it doesn't work well I call it poor.
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Old 12-22-2004, 05:16 PM
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NEW....if it is brand new

WORKING....if it is and the owners say it is.

UNKNOWN....if the power is off, then I state why it is unknown.
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Old 12-22-2004, 05:20 PM
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Old 12-22-2004, 05:24 PM
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If the equipment is on and working then I put avg. Power off for foreclosure and/or REO's - UNK - New I'll indicate new. I also have a statement in the infamous addenda that states all equipment and amenities are assumed to be operational, in working order , permitted and safely operational.
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Old 12-22-2004, 05:54 PM
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Yeah, and what about a sump pump??? :P
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Old 12-22-2004, 08:53 PM
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Yeah, and what about a sump pump??? :P
Kate, I know not of this sump pump of which you speak.,
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Old 12-22-2004, 08:58 PM
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Kate, I know not of this sump pump of which you speak.,
Don't worry about it Greg, it's like a garbage disposal.
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