What is an Anti-Tip Bracket and Why is it Important?
An Anti-Tip Bracket is one of the many items a home inspector looks for during a home inspection. In the state of Arizona, it is
Here’s the issue you face… Whether you’re selling or buying a home, you need the transaction to go smoothly. You want to ensure there are no major issues with the home prior to the listing or the purchase.
A major issue with the home found in a home inspection during a real estate transaction is stressful for both the home buyer and seller.
Buyers can run scared due to a major issue or a laundry list of small issues found during the home inspection process. Home sellers can be caught off guard during the buyer’s inspection and lose their negotiating power.
Luckily for you, you can avoid the stress and uncertainty altogether by hiring Kei Home Inspections to perform your pre-listing or your pre-purchase home inspection.
The ASHI Certified Inspector (ACI) program promotes excellence within the home inspector profession as well as continual improvement of ACI’s services to the public. The ASHI certification program establishes a minimum and uniform standard of practice for home inspectors practicing in the United States and Canada.
Kei graduated from Washington State University and now lives in Phoenix, AZ.
Kei is a dedicated and certified home inspector, passing his National Home Inspector Exam with flying colors and obtaining his Arizona Board of Technical Registration Home Inspector License.
With a refreshing understanding of what home buyers and sellers need from their home inspection services, there’s no doubt he’ll be able to exceed your expectations.
Below are just a few notable certifications, memberships, and associations:
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Senior Discount: $25.00 off or 10% off whichever is more. To qualify for the Senior Discount (55+), proof of age will need to be shown at time of payment.
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In most cases, one. However, if there are significant issues with the home that require repairs from the seller, a re-inspection can take place at normally a reduced cost.
A Home Inspection is defined as, “a non-invasive, visual examination of a residential property that is designed to identify material defects within a home’s structure, systems and components.” It is a snapshot of the Home’s condition ON THAT DAY and not beyond that time frame.
Home Inspections are done in accordance with Home Inspections Standards of Practice. This can be found at homeinspector.org. Some of the items not performed by a Home Inspector are:
The first step is to contact your Home Inspector to inform them.
For a pre-listing home inspection, the seller will pay for a certified home inspector to check their house. For a pre-purchase home inspection, the cost will typically fall on the buyer. However, there have been instances where the buyer and seller share the cost of the inspection if they both agree upon it.
As a Buyer, the home inspection should be arranged after making an offer on the home.
As a Seller, a pre-listing home inspection should be arranged before the home is put on the market to sell.
Home Inspection costs vary due to the size, age, etc. of the Home. For the Buyer’s peace of mind, the cost is minimal. Please contact your preferred Home Inspector for pricing.
Typically, the buyer books a home inspection after making an offer on a home. If it’s a pre-listing home inspection, then the seller would schedule the inspection prior to listing the property.
After booking a house inspection with a certified home inspector, you can expect the following:
The amount of time a home Inspection takes varies from home to home depending upon size, age, and other distinctive features of a home as well as any additional inspection services purchased. Most home inspections can take 3 hours, plus or minus.
Bottom line answer is anything that YOU feel is important to you and your family.
During a house inspection, it’s important to ask questions so you fully understand the process and are certain of what’s happening. Some good sample questions might include:
Plumbing problems can catch you by surprise. Eliminate that possibility with our sewer line inspection service. Using advanced technology, we go beyond your plumbing fixtures to identify any problems lurking deep within the system, including:
You can add a sewer line inspection to any of our home inspection services.