Frequently Asked Questions
Anyone who is purchasing a home can benefit from having an impartial inspection of the property.
Yes, you can. People who are preparing to sell their home as well as those who have lived in their homes for years and have no intention of selling can benefit from a professional home inspection.
If you are selling your home a professional inspection can help you to be aware of issues that might affect the sale or marketability of your home. If you have lived there for years a professional inspection can help you by making you aware of maintenance issues that you may have overlooked.
A home inspection is a visual inspection of the operating systems and structural components of your home to make sure that everything is in good working order at the time of inspection.
A home inspection comments on the condition of the home at the time of inspection and does not make any guarantees about the life expectancy of the components of the home.
In many instances a home inspector may have suggestions about how to deal with problems that he may find. Ethically he is prevented from fixing the problems himself, since he is already receiving a fee for performing the inspection.
In many cases a home inspector may know or refer the client to others who can deal with these problems, but if he receives any referral fees or has any financial stake in those businesses he must also make that known.
Yes, but only the living space will be inspected due to the fact that the exterior is usually maintained by the home owners association or the complex.