What is a home inspection? Top
A Smart Inspection, LLC is a thorough, visual, and non-invasive
analysis of a home and its major components. Check out the
Inspection Process for details. We want to educate you about your home,
and guide you through what your home needs to keep you safe and comfortable.
Do I need a home inspection? Top
Absolutely. Buying a home can be an intimidating venture, and it's
likely the largest investment you’ll ever make. Protect yourself
- you should know as much as possible about the property.
Every home has issues. We will provide you with
valuable knowledge about the condition of the home. You wouldn't buy a
previously owned car without having a mechanic look at it, would you?
I’m buying a new home. Why would I need a home inspection? Top
A new home is a perfect candidate for a professional home
inspection. What about building codes? Realize that a code
simply defines the bare minimum a builder must do to not break
the law. Good building practices go well beyond code. And,
although we are not code inspectors, we will regularly discover
code violations in new construction or rehab projects. When
buying a new property, you should be getting exactly what you
expect. Let A
Smart Inspection, LLC help ensure that your new house
was built properly. In home construction, small mistakes often
are not visible to residents until they have become big
problems. We have never met a defect-free new construction home.
Inspection vs. Appraisal: What’s the difference? Top
An Appraisal evaluates the market value of a
property. An Inspection evaluates the condition of a
property. The difference is very important.
Do I attend the home inspection with the inspector? Top
Yes! It’s not required, but it is certainly recommended. We
will educate you about maintaining your new home. We can explain
things as we go, providing you with a better understanding with
any defects we discover and recommendations we make.
How long will the inspection take? Top
This depends on the property and our findings. A small
single-family home will usually take around three and a half
Why choose A Smart Inspection, LLC? Top
We listen carefully to your concerns and provide a great
service. When we take on the responsibility of an inspection, we
are working for you - no one else. We will not discuss our
findings with anyone, unless we have your permission. We are
biased, in favor of you, and bound only by the truth.
My inspector found problems! What should I do now? Top
Relax. Every house, new or old, has issues that
should get attention. It is important to realize that the
sellers are not obligated to address anything discovered by an
inspection. Often the sellers are surprised to learn of the
results of the inspection. Problems found in a home do not have
to lead to the end of the purchase. Work with your agent to take the next steps, whatever they may be. You have a
lot of options.
Call us any time, and we will try to answer any of your questions
about the home you are considering.
Any other questions? Top
Call A Smart
Inspection, LLC at 314-482-7483