Introduction• Home inspections are most commonly done beforeclosing on the purchase of a new or pre-owned home, butcan also be taken advantage of in a variety of differentinstances and situations.• Hiring a home inspector allows you to get a good idea ofthe current condition of the property, along with all of therepairs that may be needed and maintenance that is highlyrecommended.
Introduction• While the majority of homeinspectors are hired to take alook over 75% of homes thatare sold on a daily basis, theydo not stop there. Here aresome top reasons that youmay opt to hire a seasonedhome inspector for yourneeds.
Pre-Sale Home Inspections• Pre-sale home inspections are by far one of the mostpopular instances that you may choose to hire aninspector.• Simply looking at the home does not guarantee that youknow the current condition of different aspects of thehousehold such as plumbing, electricity, if the appliancesare working, if the roof needs repair and more.
Pre-Sale Home Inspections• Before you purchase the home, know exactly what youregetting into and if any repairs are going to be needed inthe near future.• Knowing the present market conditions of the home mayeven be able to score you a better deal on the purchaseprice or will give you the satisfaction of knowing thatyou are purchasing a home in excellent marketablecondition.
Maintenance Inspections• Both homes and businesses can benefit from maintenanceinspections on a regular basis. Because there could befaults and problems hiding within your home or place ofbusiness that you are unaware of, these trained inspectorsare able to assess the situation and inform you of anymaintenance needs.• Preventative maintenance is a necessary part of being ahomeowner.
Maintenance Inspections• Not only will inspectors tell you what is currently wrongwith the maintenance of your home, but they will alsohelp you in setting up a plan and schedule of preventativemaintenance techniques such as caulking your woodsiding and cleaning out your air conditioning units.
Identifying Your Concerns• It is common to hear strange noises coming fromdifferent areas of your house, to notice an odd odorcoming from the basement or to be concerned about acrack that may appear within your foundation or siding.• At an hourly rate, most home inspectors will come out toyour property to assess your concerns and to educate youabout what these different noises, smells and more couldbe coming from.
Identifying Your Concerns• While doing home inspections, these inspectors see alltypes of problems on a daily basis and will be able tonarrow down your issues and possible repairs neededefficiently.
Witness Services• Another reason that you may need to hire a homeinspector could be for witness services. This could beneeded if you are filing a complaint against a tenant forthe issue to be legally resolved between the two parties.• The inspection will inspect your concerns and providewritten documentation about the current condition of thehome to be provided in court.