04 Jun

Investing in the Right Property with the Right Pre-purchase Building Inspection Team

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Though most people get a full home inspection done before buying or selling a property, many are still not aware of what the inspection actually includes and the aspects of a home that an inspector will assess.

Professional home inspections are worth it. If you are looking to purchase a home, a home inspection can be your ace up the sleeve. You can use the report from a home inspection company to drive down the tabled bids so that you save significantly.

That being said, it is important to understand what a home inspection service can offer you.

The exterior

When a home inspector visits a property, he/she will be required to create a detailed assessment report. A home inspection may take anywhere between one and three hours depending on the size of the property, and the location. When it comes to exterior of the property, a home inspector will first go about inspecting the walls of the property. This is important in assessing whether a property may be prone to timber pest infestations or water seepage. A home inspector will also check whether the foundations of a property are safe, and void of any cracks or damage. Grading is another important part of the home inspection process. A professional home inspection service will determine whether the grading around your property slopes away from it. This is important because it will give potential homeowners and buyers a better understanding of the damage that may be caused by flooding. Finally, a home inspector will also inspect the roof to check whether roofing or tiles are secured and safe.

The interior

With regard to the interior of a home, a home inspector will be primarily concerned with the plumbing. An inspector will check for leaks in faucets, showers and other plumbing. Once the home inspection is complete, a professional service will be able to provide detailed information regarding the repair costs associated with a property. However, it is important to remember that home inspection is a completely visual process. Unless deficiencies are visually noticeable, they will go undetected by a professional home inspector

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    Resi Inspect founder Jeffrey Halpin has been a quality licensed builder for over 30 years. 

    Over 10 years ago, Jeffrey  felt it was wrong for builders to provide reports as well as quote for works to be done as it showed a conflict of interest so he became an independent Inspection Report provider.

    Jeffrey’s diligence has led him to attain several other certifications for the company so that all  major aspects related to buying, selling or renovating a home or building required reports are professionally covered.

    Resi Inspect have over 35 year experience and will not compromise their high quality ethics & services standards to their clients.

    Resi Inspect also understand that some clients may not fully understand the reports so we provide an explanatory client explanation session free.  Some clients find it difficult to relate the outcomes of the reports  to their banks or solicitors so we can assist further if required.

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