How do I choose a Home Inspector?
One of the steps in buying a Home, you will need to hire a Home Inspector.
How do you choose? Google? Realtors recommendation? Your Uncles friend?
The answer is Yes! Ok. Not that simple but also not that difficult. The real correct answer is consult several options and go with your gut.
Lets St start with your Uncles friend. We love our Uncles and they know everything about everything. Except what you want. So kindly consult his friend, ask questions and get an estimate.
Realtors recomendation... Realtors will have a selection of two of Home Inspectors they work with. These are very good options. Realtors are very conscious about their reputation. They will not refer someone who will hurt that reputation. If they refer you someone, they trust them to handle their contract and their clients. Ultimately, ask questions and get an estimate.
www.google.com Maybe you have heard of this website. Great resource they say. You will have many options here of course. The first few selections are companies paying to come out on top of the page. They are investing in you to select them. They are serious about getting your business. Then there are the organic listings that come next, these companies are also serious about getting your business. They invest in a different matter in order to get your attention. Visit a few websites, call on them, ask questions and get some quotes.
What Questions should you ask...
How long have you been in the business?
Are you licensed by any organization?
What is included in your home Inspection?
When will I receive my report?
How long does the inspection take?
Do you charge a re-inspection fee?
Can I be present at the inspection?
These are some good questions to ask. Based on the responses you should now have a good basis to make an educated decision.
Visit www.infinityinspector.com for some other reference points to help you decide.