Monthly Archives: May 2017

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What You Are Not Being Told About Depreciation Reports

REPRINT FROM THE INTEGRAL NEWSLETTER

MARSHALL & SWIFT VALUATION SERVICE

Building on more than 75 years of service, Marshall & Swift is the benchmark for setting construction standards for cost, life expectancy, cycles, and other valuation services for buildings in North America. Appraisers, Assessors, Insurers, Banks, Mortgage Companies, Contractors, Realtors, etc. all rely on their systems, charts and tables. Continue reading What You Are Not Being Told About Depreciation Reports

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Why Having Insurance Can be a Lifesaver

FROM THE VAULT OF JASON HAVRE ……………………………….

You don’t legally have to insure your house, as Canadian law doesn’t mandate that you do so. But you’ll probably want insurance even if you don’t have to have it, because it can protect you financially if things go wrong. Whether it’s water damage, or something that was caused by faulty wiring, bad plumbing, or a related issue, having home insurance can mean the difference between having your home repaired or having to walk away from the house you love because you can’t afford to get it fixed. Continue reading Why Having Insurance Can be a Lifesaver

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What They Can’t See Won’t Hurt Them

CASE STUDY – from the files of Integral…………

When we attended the site, the weather was overcast and raining adding to the heavy rain from the night before. The ground and lawn along the north fence line was saturated and wet with standing water. This condition can and has caused erosion, and can weaken the fence posts, etc. It was also observed that the neighboring property, was much lower and had constructed a retaining wall along the fence line on their property. Continue reading What They Can’t See Won’t Hurt Them