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City Highlights Series: Rochester Hills, MI

By Thumb Home Inspection LLC

Home inspector conducting a home inspection in Rochester Hills, MI.
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Rochester Hills, MI History:

Rochester Hills Michigan located in Oakland County was first settled as Avon in 1817 and became incorporated in 1967 as Avon and then finally renamed City of Rochester Hills in 1984. The Clinton River and Paint Creek have always drawn a population to the area of Rochester Hills. Before Rochester Hills was a city it was home to Native American Tribes. It is now Home to many Metro Detroit workers and offers great Homes in its suburbs.


Rochester Hills, MI Geography:

Rochester Hills is in the great area called Oakland County. Rochester Hills covers an area of almost 33 square miles and hosts part of the Clinton River Watershed. Rochester Hills is bordered by Auburn Hills, Oakland Charter Township, Shelby Township, and the city of Troy. It has a higher elevation for cities of Michigan. Rochester Hills boasts a high elevation of 1,032 feet.


Rochester Hills MI Homes, Buildings, Property Structures, & Home Inspections:

Rochester Hills 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 Rochester Hills having such an exciting 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 Rochester Hills or in the suburbs of Rochester Hills, your home inspector should be well qualified to do home inspections.


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