Home Buyer Inspection

A thorough inspection of a home's major systems, a Home Buyer Inspection gives you all the information you need to make an informed buying decision.
photo Pre-purchase home inspection is a general "top-to-bottom" evaluation of the house structure and the major systems and components, such as the roof, electrical system, and plumbing system, On the surface a home may appear to be in good shape, but our experience from inspecting both new and older homes tells us that structural issues, electrical defects, and other significant problems are prevalent and that minor deficiencies generally affect all properties. In addition, major maintenance and repair costs such as the need for replacement of the roof may be a near term or immediate concern.


Home Seller Inspection

If you're considering putting your home on the market, consider a Home Seller Inspection first to make the process go faster and smoother.Having your home inspected by an inspector before you list is the recommendation found in the new edition of the book, Sell Your Home For More by Nick Gromicko.

Eventually your buyers are going to conduct an inspection. You may as well know what they are going to find by getting there first. The author points out that having an inspection performed ahead of time helps in many other ways:

  • It allows you to see your home through the eyes of a critical third party.
  • It helps you to price your home realistically.
  • It permits you to make repairs ahead of time so that ...
  • Defects will not become negotiating obstacles later.
  • You have the time to get reasonably priced contractors or make the repairs yourself, if qualified.
  • It may encourage the buyer to waive the inspection contingency.
  • It may alert you of items of immediate personal concern, such as radon gas or active termite infestation.
  • It may relieve prospect's concerns and suspicions.
  • It reduces your liability by adding professional supporting documentation to your disclosure statement.
  • Alerting you to immediate safety issues before agents and visitors tour your home.

Copies of the inspection report along with receipts for any repairs should be made available to potential buyers.