A Pre-Listing or Pre-Purchase Inspection is intended to help educate the Client in the evaluation of the overall condition of the home. It is based on the visible and apparent condition of the building and its components. The inspection covers the major systems to include, heating and cooling, as well as structural elements, exterior components, and proper drainage around the perimeter of the house. Decks, if present, are also inspected.
Home inspections are designed to disclose deficiencies in the property that could materially affect its safety, livability or function, it will also provide home maintenance recommendations. The inspection is not meant to disclose cosmetic defects.
Whether you are buying or selling home inspections are important, if not required, for most real estate transactions. This inspection is coordinated with your real estate agent, typically following the ratification of the contract.
It is recommended that you and your agent attend the inspection. This will provide an opportunity to discuss any questions or concerns you may have regarding the home including, home maintenance recommendations. While our home inspection reports include concise explanations and images, seeing defects in person adds more clarity.
Within 24-48 hours of the inspection being completed, you will be furnished with a comprehensive report describing what was inspected and the condition of those components.