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Panama City Real Estate Home Inspections
Home Inspections For Your New Home
What is a Home Inspection?
A home inspection is a visual examination of the physical structure and systems of a home, from the foundation to the roof. Home Inspectors are trained to be a detective in regards to the construction and working part of homes.
Home Inspectors will provide a report describing the condition of the home. It will include recommendations if problems are found and futher evaluations and remedies if necessary.
Home Inspections for buyers is a wise decision to help make your purchase a stress free one. Having a detailed home inspection report before you move in, will prepare you for any potential problems and set your mind at ease.
Also valuable for Sellers, home inspections will give you a better understanding of the condition of your home before putting up the Keller Williams Success Realty For Sale Sign. This will make the sale process easier and less stressful.
Typical inspections include:
- Roof, vents, flashings and trim
- Gutters and dowspouts
- Skylights and chimnies
- Decks, porches, walkways
- Grading and Drainage
- Foundations and crawlspaces
- Water penetration and movement
- Heating and Cooling systems
- Water heater systems
- Internal Plumbing fixtures
- Electrical service and meter box
- Electrical panels, breakers and fuses
- Insulation and ventilation
- Garage doors, safety sensors and openers
And much more.
Why is a home inspection needed?
A home purchase is typically the largest investment of many of our lives. Before you purchase your Panama City Real Estate property you should learn as much as you can including what may need to be repaired.
Home inspections also point out the positive aspects of a home as well as required ongoing maintenance that will be needed to keep the home in good condition. Having a professional inspect a home will give you a clear understanding of the home you are purchasing which will assist you in making a confident purchase decision.
A home inspection can also be of value if you have owned your home for a long time. The inspection can identify potential problems and recommend solutions that could potentially save you a great deal of money and aggravation in the future.
What if the home inspection reveals problems?
If a home inspection reveals problems, it does not necessarily mean you should not buy or sell the home. The home inspection is meant to educate both parties in advance of the purchase of the condition of the property as well as educate a long time home owner of the condition of their property.
Whether you are buying, selling or just want the peace of mind a home inspection can provide, I can assist you in obtaining the right inspector for your Panama City Florida home. Contact me today 850-774-6582 to learn more about Home Inspections for your home.
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