What Is A Home Inspection?
A home inspection is a comprehensive, non-invasive and visual inspection of a home's exterior and interior components. Your inspector will evaluate the condition of 100+ different components on your property.
Why Should I Get A Home Inspection?
A home inspection is an integral part of your home purchase. This may be the largest investment you will ever make throughout your life, why wouldn't you want to know the homes condition? Much of the stress associated with your home-buying experience is not knowing if you're making a sound financial decision. Many homeowners quickly realize after they move in to their dream home, that it is more of a nightmare. Discovering many safety issues or defects after moving into your home means that the repairs and costs associated with the defective components are now your responsibility.
Often times, this leads to "buyers regret" and sometimes even financial failures. If you had purchased a home inspection (typically costing less than .1% of your purchase price) these defects would more than likely have been discovered and possibly fixed by the homeowner or sellers.
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Mission statements – Whether you're purchasing your first home or an investment property, Summit Home Inspection encourages each client to follow their home inspector to learn about each system and component. Homes require upkeep and proper maintenance to ensure you get the most our of your investment. Every home will require attention, no matter if it's a new home or a historic home. We are dedicated to explain anything and everything the client wishes to learn about!
Your home inspection report will be full of useful information ranging from safety issues, defective and damaged components to smaller maintenance style items. Each one is important, but some may need to be immediately addressed, whereas others can wait.
Make sure you read your entire inspection report and attached documents carefully.
Choosing a home inspector may also include knowing what you will get in your inspection report. We encourage our clients to check out our sample home inspection reports prior to making a decision to hire us.
Your Home Inspection Report was completed with the HomeGauge Report Writing Software. You will have access to your HomeGauge Dashboard where you will find all of your reports, invoices and other useful and informative documents.
Your report will be interactive and full of useful information. Many items may contain videos, reference images or other links to resources associated with your observations. Make sure you read your report in it's entirety and take advantage of the website links, articles, videos and any other material to assist with learning how to maintain and care for your new investment.
You can always reach out if you have any questions and we will be happy to walk through any issues you may encounter while reading your report.
Another great tool for buyers and agents is the CRL (Create a Repair List) feature. This may assist with producing a Repair List for your negotiations.
Click the link below to learn more about this time-saving feature:
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