A home inspection can help you avoid costly and unpleasant mistakes and provide peace of mind. It will help you identify the house that is right for you and alert you to potential concerns prior to closing the deal. It also will teach you about your home and its operating systems.
You do if you want to sell your house.
A pre-marketing home inspection provides the seller with an objective evaluation of the home's condition before the house is put on the market. Consequently, you are provided with guidance in preparing your house for maximum sales appeal. A home inspection not only encourages a faster sale and a better price, it also helps ensure compliance with disclosure requirements.
You do if you are a homeowner.
Even if you do not intend to sell your home, a thorough inspection of your house and property by a home inspector can yield significant returns. A professional inspector can identify conditions that may be present or may lead to safety hazards for family members. Furthermore, periodic inspections can help detect potential problems early, before they become severe and costly.
What is a home inspection?
A home inspector educates the client about the house. A home inspection provides a generalist’s view of the home. This is done by performing a visual inspection of the readily accessible portions of the home and property. The inspector uses the normal operating devices designed for use by the homeowner on a day to day basis. The home inspection does not include invasive procedures. Upon completion of the inspections the inspector prepares a written report (40+page report) of the findings for the customer. This report covers the following:
Buying a home is the single largest most important investment you will make in your lifetime. This investment involves many decisions that will affect your lifestyle for years to follow. Homewood Inspections provides the peace-of-mind that you deserve.
In past decades, when the services of professional home inspectors were virtually nonexistent, buyers were forced to gamble on hidden problems, unexpected repair costs, and sometimes major disasters. Today's smart consumer demands better information.
A professional home inspection is your best defense against pitfalls and their consequences.
Homewood uses the “Standard of Care for the Home Inspection Profession” by the “Home Inspection Institute of America, Inc” They meet and exceed the State of Connecticut Home Inspection Standards of Practice.