and all other surrounding areas
WE PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF HOME AND REAL ESTATE INSPECTIONS
BUYERS HOME INSPECTIONS:
This is the standard home inspection and makes ups the majority of all home inspections. An inspector must follow a minimum standards of practice set forth by the Texas Real Estate Commission. My inspections always go beyond these minimum standards to give my customers the best inspection for their money. This inspection provides a snapshot of the condition of the home and it systems as of the day of the inspection.
NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION:
Yes, new homes need inspecting! Many people assume that just because a house is new that it does not need to be inspected. With the rapid rate that homes are being build, many items in homes are being overlooked by builders and contractors. While many cities have their own code inspectors that visit these homes, they only look for code compliance and nothing else. A professional inspector averages two inspections per day while city code inspectors may visit 10 - 15 homes in a day. A professional inspector can perform a much more thorough inspection than the buyer, especially in areas such as attics. These inspections are also known as phased inspections. Inspections are performed for the home owner prior to pre-determined phases of construction. Usually the inspections are done prior to foundation pouring, during and after framing, before cover-up on all interior and exterior walls and upon completion. These inspections ensure that the builder is building the house to the specifications layed out in the plans and that all is properly constructed. It is a way for you as the home owner to have represenation as to the performance of your builder.
COMPLETED NEW CONSTRUCTION FINAL INSPECTION:
Upon the completion of your new home you should have an independent inspection of the home. It will provide a report for your use in case of a future dispute with your home builder.
SELLERS PRE-LISTING INSPECTIONS:
Many home deals fall through simply because the seller did not take the time to find out the condition of their home prior to listing it with a realtor. The advantages of a sellers pre-listing inspections are numerous. Some of these are:
1. It allows you to see your home through the eyes of a un-biased third-party.
2. It helps you to price your home realistically.
3. It permits you to make repairs ahead of time so that defects won't become negotiating stumbling blocks later. You have time to get reasonable priced contractors or make repairs yourself, if qualified. It may encougage the buyer to waive the inspection contingency.
4. It may alert you of items of immediate personal concern, such as CO gas or active termite infestation.
5. It may releive prospect's concerns and suspicions.
6. It reduces your liablility by adding professional suporrting documenation to your disclosure statement.
7. It may alert you to immediate safety issues before agents and vistors tour your home.
Inspections for compliance with the 2015 Energy code on new construction. We are certified to perform residential plan reviews for energy code compliance in addition to performing 3rd party energy code inspections.
Also certified to perform the whole house blower door test along with the A/C duct pressure testing (aka duct blaster test).
For those home owners building a house and need verification of progress by the builder. I inspect the structure and report as to the progress found and let you know whether the builder has completed as stated.
REPAIR OR RE-MODELING VERIFICATION INSPECTIONS:
Inspections are made for homeowners have re-moldeling done to their home. I can inspect the work and progress prior to you submitting any future payments to your contractor.
MOVE-IN READY FOR TENANTS AND LANDLORDS:
Prior to having a tenant move-in to a rental property I inspect the home, take pictures for future verification in case of a dispute.
INVESTMENT PROPERTY INSPECTIONS:
Inspection are made prior to purchasing an investment property. The inspection will provide information regarding the condition and repairs needed prior to putting the property on the market.
ONE YEAR WARRANTY:
If you purchased a new home, your builder will usually place a one year warranty on the home. Before the one year warranty expires, it is a great idea to have the home professionally inspected to take advantage of any problems or defects that the builder is responsible for. After the warranty expires, a homeowner could face repair bills that my have been avoided. The best time to get one of these inspections is around the eleventh month of ownership.
I CAN ALSO ARRANGE INSPECTIONS FOR:
Wood destroying insects,
Septic and well systems