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Read This Before Your Home Inspection

You found the perfect home and have an accepted purchase agreement . . . congratulations! Perhaps you looked at many houses, or maybe the first one you looked at was the one. Either way, you did it!

The next step, If you're like most buyers, is ordering the home inspection. Although you're really excited, you're probably also nervous about the home inspection, and perhaps confused about what to expect.

To help you with that, I've compiled a list of things you should know about home inspections. Read it over before the inspection so you can go to the inspection feeling more informed and get the most out of the process.

What Will The Solar Eclipse Look Like in Polson?

Mark your calendar . . . don't schedule anything else for a couple of hours . . .  and get your solar eclipse glasses ahead of time so you can enjoy the experience. 

On Monday, August 21st, we will experience a 91% partial solar eclipse in the local Polson area.  It will be a spectacular sight!  The solar eclipse event will begin at 10:16 a.m., maximum (91%) sun coverage will be at 11:31 a.m., and it will end at 12:52 p.m.  From beginning to end it will last 2 hours and 36 minutes.

Want to know what the eclipse will look like in Polson?  Here is a link to a time-lapse animation of how the solar eclipse will look: https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/in/usa/polson

Wondering What Your Home Is Worth?

As a Realtor®, this is a question that I hear a lot. And frequently I find home owners using either Trulia or Zillow to get an estimate of the value of their home. This appears to be a fast and easy way to get an answer to the question “What is my home worth?” You can obtain a number without having to talk to anyone.

However, this number may be very misleading, either on the high side or the low side. You should never make a financial decision based on these numbers, and here’s why . . .