Having a precision buyer inspection when purchasing your new or existing home is vital, knowledge of the unknown is key. Knowledge of the condition and performance of a home at the time of the inspection can reveal much more than merely the “buy/Don’t Buy Decision” information.
An experienced inspector will take the time to point out possible future areas of upgrade and items to watch as well as money saving tips. The old adage still holds true “You Get What You Pay FOR”, so take the time to “inspect” the inspector, see my quick list of interview items for inspectors, if your chosen inspector grades well on these, then so will you as an interviewer and you can bet you will get a most qualified inspection, even if you choose someone else!
When having found that “perfect” house; it is the wise purchaser who spends a small percentage more for a thorough buyer inspection to ensure the house is in fact a candidate to be the perfect “home”. We at CPI we do our level best to perform the thorough review expected to reveal not merely potential issues but also suggestions for smart upgrades regarding systems, home efficiency, and home maintenance.
This non-invasive visual inspection of the condition of a home includes:
Randall Ryden is a licensed Professional Inspector and Founder of Covenant Property Inspections, LLC, and is a member of The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (interNACHI) and The Austin Board of Realtors. He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin school of Business, and spent the first part of his career in the technology industry. After spending years in the corporate world, and experiencing several re-locations involving buying and selling his own homes, he desires to help others protect their real estate investment. Randall holds a Texas professional Inspectors license (TREC) # 20515. Randall realizes the importance of having deep knowledge regarding continuing education of the property inspection industry.