By Thumb Home Inspection
Royal Oak Michigan History:
Royal Oak was named by the Michigan governor Lewis Cass. There was a
large oak tree, which reminded him of the story of ‘Royal Oak Tree’, in which King
Charles II took sanctuary from the Roundheads under the branches of a later
christened oak tree in 1660.
Most of Royal Oak’s earliest settlers were farmers, whom many migrated from
New York. The village of Royal Oak was first incorporated in 1891, and later
reincorporated as a city in 1921.
Royal Oak Michigan Geography:
Royal Oak is a suburb of Detroit, located 3 miles north of the city,
along the Woodward Corrider, I-75, and I-696. The city of Royal has a total of just
under 12 square miles of area. The city is nicknamed the “City of Trees” due to
the extensive tree planting that took place in the 1930’s.
Houses, Homes, Buildings, Property Structures, & Home Inspections:
Royal Oak offers homebuyers a variety of different styles of homes to purchase.
Many of which are in walking distance to Royal Oak’s lively downtown. 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 Royal Oak having such a colorful 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 near the lively downtown Royal or in the suburbs of Royal Oak your home inspector should be well qualified to do home inspections.
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