winter is coming
January 21, 2013 12:04 PM Subscribe
Our offer was accepted, so it looks like we're buying a house. Our three-to-four-hour home inspection is tomorrow -- what do we we need to know going in and what do we need to be prepared to ask? I've read through the previous threads, but I was hoping to get some advice specific to the frozen north (Shorewood, WI, outside Milwaukee).
posted by gerryblog to Home & Garden (27 answers total) 16 users marked this as a favorite
The house seems to be at something of an advantage compared to other houses in the area. The property is slightly elevated so only a portion of the basement is underground, which seems to help with the pressures caused by frost and the frost-line. And neither the house nor its street was hit by the Great Shorewood Flood of 2010, so things look good there too.
Any and all advice appreciated! Real estate is stressful.