Whether you’re preparing to sell or buy a Santa Cruz home, getting a home inspection is one of the most important steps you can take toward a successful real estate transaction. In order to get a thorough home inspection, you need to hire an experienced, professional inspector.
Here five things to ask before hiring a Santa Cruz home inspector:
1. Are you certified? The oldest and largest organization of home inspectors is the American Society of Home Inspectors. Another noteworthy organization is the National Association of Certified Home Inspectors. Both these groups provide training and certification. If a home inspector is certified by either of these organizations, you know you’re getting a qualified inspector.
2. May I see a sample report?