When you’re looking to buy a home, remember that even a home in a great location that seems perfect can have serious problems. This is where a professional home inspection comes in. If you are considering purchasing a home, it is absolutely essential that you first have a comprehensive home inspection completed.
Thorough Inspections Can Reveal Hidden Issues
There are a number of components to every home that need to be checked out: from the physical components, to the ventilation, heating and cooling to the plumbing and electrical systems. If you do not have these inspected before you purchase and move into your new home, you may find that there are serious and costly issues that you will responsible for handling in the future. A home inspection service will be able to find any issues that are present, ensuring you do not purchase a home with hidden issues.
Not All Inspectors Are Created Equal
Since home inspection is so crucial before buying a home, you need to find the right inspector that will get the job done properly and thoroughly. A qualified and experienced real estate agent will ensure that these inspections are done the right way by a trained professional. They will help you find a quality home inspector and explain why this is an expense you should not skip on. After all, it can save you quite a bit of money and headaches down the road.
Equipment is Important
Some home inspectors have limited amounts and types of equipment. Others buy, carry and use some of the best. Moisture detection equipment, Infra-red imaging cameras and sensor and moisture detection equipment are some of the more advance equipment that should be used by your home inspector. With this advanced equipment you will learn more about the house that you are about to buy. Knowing more means fewer surprises and better decision making. It is your money and a huge investment so it pays to know as much as you can about the home you are about to purchase.
If you’re looking to buy a home in the Comox Valley area, contact Brett Cairns of RE/MAX Ocean Pacific Realty and get started today. (250) 898-3348.