A home inspection will aid you in preventing costly and unpleasant mistakes. It will help you identify the house that is right for you and your family. It will also teach you about your home and how to operate and maintain the home.
You do if you want to sell your house.
A pre-marketing home inspection can provide the seller with an evaluation of the home's condition before the house is put on the market and to maximumize the sales appeal.
You do if you are a homeowner.
Even if you do not intend to sell your home, a home inspection of your house and property by a licensed home inspector can help you identify conditions that may be present or may lead to safety hazards for you and your family. Also periodic inspections can help detect potential problems early, before they get worse and be costly to you.
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. Shortly after the inspection 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 you and your family for many 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 take risks on hidden problems, unexpected repair costs, and sometimes major disasters.
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.