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Home Buying in Onalaska : Real Estate Advice

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Sun May 23, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:
There really is no formula as to what you can expect to pay--it really depends on the seller, market conditions, etc. In order to establish a fair offer review data regarding recently sold similar properties in the immediate area, and then make your determination--what is your agent advising--he she is your best source of information as it relates to specific properties of interest. ... more
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Fri Aug 14, 2009
Heather Jarden answered:
I do find often that buyers are concerned with shared well & septic. I never quite understood why other than the fact that you may have to converse with your neighbor from time to time about it if problems arise. Factors to consider are often who is billed for the electric if it is not separate meters for the well and if the shared well/septic is recorded. These are both certainly items that you can address in an offer if they are not. In my opinion there really is more of an upside to the shared well/septic. That is if either need repair or breakdown you share the cost with your neighbor instead of consuming it on your own. ... more
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Sun Feb 23, 2014
Mike Hart answered:
Here is a list of WI Home Inspectors dedicated to providing objective, honest inspections:

Dresser
Ultraspect Home Inspections
Bradley Schwartz (715) 755-3589

Eau Claire
American Home Inspections
Bob Pate (715) 830-0811
Sussex

Criterion Home Inspectors LLC
Ted Nelson (262) 246-3395
West Bend

Dedicated Home Services LLC
Aaron Pfaff (262) 370-9633
Western Wisconsin

Top Notch Inspections
Mike Thibault (651) 428-2553

Take a look at my website for guidelines in choosing an inspector at www.BuyersProtectionService.com\ChoosingInspector
and The Independent Inspectors of North America website at www.IndependentInspectors.org
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Tue Sep 22, 2009
Angela Gardner answered:
La Crosse Inspection Company - Steve Lethlean @ 608-782-1542. We have worked with him for years and he is GREAT! Reasonable on price and very educated.
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Sat Mar 8, 2014
Fred Griffin answered:
Uh-uh.

A Home Buyer should be present during the Entire Inspection.

Granted, you (the Buyer) do not want to breath down the Inspector's neck, or otherwise harass them, but you should be on site throughout the Inspection.

If the Inspector or the Agent does not want you around, Red Flags are Flying. Find someone else.

Best wishes,
Fred
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