City Highlights Series: Romeo, MI

By Thumb Home Inspection LLC

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

Where Romeo is now, was originally a Native American settlement for people of the indigenous Chippewa tribe. The European-American settlers that later discovered the settlement, referred to it (now Romeo) as ‘Indian Village’. Then in the 1820’s, more European-American’s began to settle in the area and renamed the are ‘Hoxie’s Settlement’. This name was given in honor of a man who opened an Inn on the main street. Then in 1839, the name was again changed and registered as “Romeo”. The name Romeo was simply given because the wife of a local merchant liked the way the name sounded.

Romeo was a popular hub for the lumber trading. There are many original Victorian Homes in Romeo. Romeo has much to offer its’ residents and visitors! There is a popular street in Romeo, known to tourists for its abundant Halloween decorations and serves as a destination spot in the fall time. Romeo is also known for its’ Peach Festival. Popular singer, Kid Rock, hails from Romeo.

Romeo, MI Geography:

Romeo is located in Macomb County. Romeo covers a total of 2.02 square miles, all of which is land. Romeo has been given the nickname “the Four Corners”. Romeo is about 15 miles west of Richmond.

Romeo MI Homes, Buildings, Property Structures, & Home Inspections:

Romeo offers homebuyers a variety of different styles of homes to purchase. There are historic homes, country homes, 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 Romeo having such a prominent history there is a variety of buildings, property, 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 Romeo or in the countryside of Romeo your home inspector should be well qualified to do home inspections.

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