Inspectors - How Important Is It To Have a Great One to Inspect Your New Home Purchase?

January 26, 2014 scroll to read ...
Your buyer and you have spent months waiting for the right house to come onto the market. You have looked at possibly 50-60 houses this past month, and finally! - the right one.

Inspectors -

How Important To Have A Good One?

Your buyer and you have spent months waiting for the right house to come onto the market. You have looked at possibly 50-60 houses this past month, and none worked out as the right one.

Now, this past weekend, the best one came on the market - and it's perfect for your buyer!

You all race over, look it over, and all are in agreement - it is your dream home. So, you place an offer. A nice high offer, as you have heard others think it is nice, too.

So, then your buyer has an accepted offer on this house, and needs to find an inspector.

The buyer has been told about a great inspector by his agent, but found his rates were a little higher than what he saw he could be charged by someone he found on the internet.

Mr. Jim is the inspector recommended by the agent..... Jim spends three hours with the buyer, going through every inch of the home. Jim knows all of the building codes, and has a good idea of how all of the systems in the house should work. He takes pictures and videos of every single little issue that has arisen in the inspection, so the buyer will understand all of the nuances of all issues. Jim puts all of this into a long 60 page report on the house.

The buyer's newfound inspector is an unknown - no one has any experience with him. He just costs less.

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Choosing the right inspector is similar to how much care you should place on inspecting a beautiful expensive sports car that you intend to buy. You would get the right inspector with the right knowledge to check out your car (costing $150,000?) - so why in the world would you hire a stranger with no known record to inspect your new home purchase for $800,000?

It always surprises me when buyers feel that their research on the internet is better than our years of experiences with inspectors. We have narrowed down the list of local inspectors to those we trust the most to do the best job for our clients. Our reputations rest on our recommendations.

Inspectors -

How Important To Have A Good One?

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