Do I need to be there?
It is strongly encouraged that you be present at the inspection so we can answer any questions you might have about your home. We will also point out the items addressed in the report. Learning about your house occurs best when you can see and hear first hand and even take notes.
Are repair recommendations and cost estimates included?
Often, there are multiple methods to repair a condition. We state the problem and it is up to the contractor to make the appropriate repair. Click here to see a report that contains cost estimates. Cost estimates for major items are supplied if requested at the start of the inspection.
These are the kind of issues we highlight in your instant report incorporating a photograph with a specific description of the problem. When you walk away from your inspection, you have the information necessary to make an informed decision in purchasing a home.
What do I get at the inspection?
At the end of the inspection you will receive a printed computerized Instant Report. This easy to read on-site report notes the condition of the property with recommendations for work needed now and maintenance suggestions for the future. There are digital color photographs of the items mentioned. The report has a summary of items considered major or material defects. You also receive our customized booklet including inspection terminology, a glossary and explanation of terms, a homeowner's questionnaire and pre-closing checklist. You go home with the report in your hand ready for review while every thing is fresh in your memory.
What should I do after booking my inspection?
Give the scheduling information to your Realtor who will advise the Listing Agent of the time of the inspection.
Do you recommend repair contractors?
No. In order to be objective, we have no interest other than you.
What Is The Cost of an inspection?
Average Inspection Cost: $295 to $450 depending on the size and age of the house.
How Long is an inspection?
The average inspection takes 2 to 2.5 hours.
When do I schedule an inspection?
When you have a written agreement to purchase the property and it has been finalized. Keep in mind any deadlines that you have to meet when scheduling.
What information should I have before scheduling an inspection?
Before you call, find out any deadlines required to be met in your purchase agreement contract. Knowing the following avoids delays in scheduling:
Can I arrange other types of inspections?
To support your house purchase you may request additional inspections such as Radon, Termite and Water evaluations and more. Our third party inspectors are trained, licensed and certified as required. They provide "objective" evaluations because they have no vested interest in generating additional revenue.
Our complete home inspection includes a computerized report that you receive at your inspection!
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Your inspector will take photos and comment upon many secondary items such as grading and drainage, windows and doors, walkways and driveways, patios, decks, porches, etc.