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City Highlights Series: Grosse Pointe Farms, MI

By Thumb Home Inspection LLC

Home inspector conducting a home inspection in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI.
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Grosse Pointe Farms History:

Grosse Pointe Farms Michigan is located in Wayne County and was first a village in 1893. Grosse Pointe Farms officially became a city as of 1949. A fun fact about Grosse Pointe Farms is that part of the reason Grosse Pointe Farms broke off on its own was because there was a dispute over a tavern. The postal service still operates under the Grosse Point post office. Some of Michigan’s most beautiful homes and largest houses have been located in Grosse Pointe Farms along the beautiful shoreline of Lake Saint Clair.


Grosse Pointe Farms Geography:

Grosse Pointe Farms which is located in Wayne County Michigan has a land area of just over twelve square miles. Just under ten of Grosse Pointe Farms is actually water. To the North of Grosse Pointe Farms is Grosse Pointe Shores. To the South of Grosse Pointe Farms is Grosse Pointe. There are also two other neighboring cities that share the “Grosse Pointe” name as well. This can make things quite confusing at times.


Grosse Pointe Farms Homes, Buildings, Property Structures, & Home Inspections:

Grosse Pointe Farms offers homebuyers a variety of different styles of homes to purchase. There are historic homes, brick bungalows, modern homes and more. For homebuyers or home sellers of historic homes, it is important to include an asbestos and lead inspection during their home inspection. For modern homes, it is encouraged that the home owners or home buyers include a radon and mold inspection during their home inspection.


With Grosse Pointe Farms having such a prominent history there is a variety of buildings, properties, houses, and homes it has to offer. Each home and house has its unique challenges when doing a home inspection. Your home inspector should be well versed in the different kinds of homes, buildings, property, and houses in the area. When doing a home inspection your home inspector should be thoroughly checking mold, radon, water testing, sewer line, lead, asbestos, pests, pool/spa, structural engineering, structure components, roof, plumbing, electrical, foundation, well water, well, septic, and more where applicable. Not every house, home, building, and property will need the home inspector to perform all of these inspections. Your home inspector should do these inspections only when necessary. But whether downtown Grosse Pointe Farms or in the suburbs of Gross Pointe Farms, your home inspector should be well qualified to do home inspections.


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