Redfin asked about our home inspection process and quick fixes that help homeowners ensure the value of their homes while mitigating the risk for large-scale and long-term damages. Selling a home? Buying one? Or are you a concerned homeowner with some extra time? Working on some quick fixes around your house is a great investment of time and money.
Outlet and receptacle covers. Often when “freshening” up the paint we forget to put these back on. Unfortunately, this simple oversight shows up as a safety/fire hazard on your home inspection report.
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One of the best ways to judge the quality and professionalism of the work completed by a home inspector is to take a close look at their inspection report.
The best reports are narrative reports customized to your home. These will include nearly every visible area and component of the home along with detailed descriptions of concerns along with clear digital photos. This means there is little room for doubt about the inspector’s evaluation.
Click here to view our Sample Home Inspection Report.
How do I Find a Good Home Inspector?
Your real estate agent for sure has some pretty good connections with important professionals including a home inspector. You can either accept the referral or perhaps do the research on your own. Just take note that not all states require licensing or certification requirements so you need to be a bit more enthusiastic in finding the best one especially if you belong in the non-requiring state. Whichever the case is, opt for an inspector with plenty of experience. You may also lookup InterNACHI’s (International Association of Certified Home Inspectors) website to help you find home inspectors near you.
A home inspection Baltimore MD may be an additional expense to a home buyer but considering the benefits, it can offer you down the road will make you realize how it’s all worth it.
For the home buyer, having a good understanding of the condition of a property is crucial to making informed decisions during a real estate transaction. Call (443) 539-8012 today or click here to schedule online 24/7 right from our website.
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