Home Buyer

Schaefer’s 2016 Holiday Gift Guide for the New Homeowner

Making your list and checking it twice? If you have a friend or relative who just moved into a new house or apartment, consider an item or two off our Home Inspector-approved gift guide. While [...]

By | December 13th, 2016|Categories: Home Buyer|0 Comments

10 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Home Inspections

For more than 35 years, the team at Schaefer Inspection Services has been performing home inspections, checking out houses in Connecticut from top to bottom, inside and out, making sure every nook and cranny is accounted for. And for almost that entire 35 years, we’ve been getting asked the same round of questions regarding home inspections and what to expect. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions our clients have. […]

By | December 8th, 2016|Categories: Home Buyer, Seller|0 Comments

Lead In Water Testing Requirements For Government Home Loans

Lead In Water Requirements For Government Home Loans Recently Schaefer Inspection Service performed a home inspection inspection for a client on a home with municipal water. Her intended financing was CFHA and she told us [...]

By | November 18th, 2014|Categories: Home Buyer|Comments Off on Lead In Water Testing Requirements For Government Home Loans


How to Prepare Your Home for Sale

You have made the decision to sell your home, whether to up-size or down-size, move to a new area or just a new start. Below are some tips on how to make your house look [...]

By | July 6th, 2018|Categories: Seller|0 Comments

9 Moving Tips You Haven’t Heard Before

Moving is never easy. When you’re packing up your entire life and shipping it off to somewhere new, you’re bound to hit a snag, no matter how much you plan and prepare. At Schaefer, we [...]

The Benefits of a Pre-Market Home Inspection

Whether it’s your first home or your fifth, selling your property can be nearly as complicated as it was buying it. One way to make the process less difficult is with a pre-market home inspection. [...]


Real Estate Agent Tool Kit

At Schaefer Inspection Service, we are incredibly grateful for the many referrals our real estate colleagues send our way. Between running from appointment to appointment, and closing deals left and right, we’re always in awe [...]

There’s an App For That! A Realtors Guide

Realtor Apps While many realtors currently use their phones as a means to connect with their clients through email and/or social media, many are still not taking advantage of the huge resource of applications that [...]

By | October 27th, 2015|Categories: Agent|Comments Off on There’s an App For That! A Realtors Guide


#NationalSafetyMonth Home Safety: Fire Edition

Schaefer Inspection Service wants to remind you and your family that it is National Safety Month. Protect your family against fire, so prepare today for a safer tomorrow. You can practice good fire safety year-round! [...]

By | June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Home|0 Comments

Connecticut’s Best Picnic Spots

8 Best Places to Picnic in Connecticut July in Connecticut is the perfect month for being outside. The sun is shining, the weather is PERFECT, and there are still plenty of days left on the [...]

Home Safety Checklist

June is National Safety Month, an important time to take stock of what potential safety hazards you may find in your home. Take a look at our checklist of household items you’ll want to ensure [...]

Schaefer After Hours

Volunteer With Schaefer at the Connecticut Food Bank!

More than 140,000 children in Connecticut experience chronic hunger. As a family-owned business, Schaefer Inspection Service, Inc. knows the meaning of taking care of our children, and the children of Connecticut belong to us all. [...]

By | February 24th, 2017|Categories: Schaefer After Hours, Uncategorized|0 Comments