What Is A Home Inspection
A home inspection is a visual examination of the home’s major structure, systems, and components that are visible and safely accessible. The inspector should substantially adhere to standards of practice that outline what should be covered during a general home inspection, as well as what is excluded.
Some inspectors may strictly follow the standards of practice, while others may exceed the standards and inspect other items, or perform a more detailed inspection. Whatever the inspector includes in his or her inspection should be discussed prior to the inspection – this is known as the scope of work.
The inspector should be able to provide you with a copy or online link to the standards of practice they follow. The inspector should provide you with a written report, which may include photos and/or recommendations, of his or her findings of the inspection.
For Sale By Owner
pre-inspection before you sell your home
Getting your home inspected as a for sale by the owner is a great opportunity for your prospects.
Granted not everyone wants to work with a real estate agent. The benefits of a home inspection can save you headaches in the future. Did you know that a “Sold as Is…” is a contingent on the sale holds little to no weight when it comes to safety and the health and well-being of the new owners if a case arises?
Plus it not only protects you as the seller but it shows that you were proactive in making your house not only safe but to have a second pair of eyes from the construction industry take a look.
After the inspection, we give the homeowner a full written report with remedies on how to fix known issues. We believe that this approach is a better way of explaining the issues if any rather than listing all the issues with no explaination.