Providing Home Inspection Services
You'll be working on behalf of your clients to provide an unbiased third party report. NPI inspectors have the experience and expertise to assess hundreds of components in the home to better understand the condition of the property.
Your NPI home inspection will cover hundreds of components in each home, including:
- Lots and grounds
- Exterior surfaces
- Electrical system
- Structural components
- Heating system
- Air conditioning system
- Plumbing system
- Windows and doors
- Interior rooms
- Basement/crawl space
Types of Home Inspections
You'll be providing different types of inspections for different clients.
Home Buyer Inspections
Purchasing a home is one of the biggest investments you will make, and NPI knows the importance of this decision. For peace of mind, it’s important to understand everything possible regarding the home you are about to purchase. NPI home inspections are designed to meet strict industry standards and cover all major systems in the house. For more than 25 years, home buyers have trusted NPI inspectors when they purchase their homes.
A property inspection is generally ordered immediately after reaching a written purchase agreement with the seller. Most real estate purchase agreements include a clause making the purchase contingent on a home inspection.
Home Seller Inspections
Whether selling a home independently or using a Realtor, having a home inspection report available for interested buyers can help sell your home faster. NPI’s Prelisting Home Inspections can help a seller:
- Raise buyer confidence and trust
- Receive top dollar for your home
- Sell your home faster
- Avoid closing delays
- Reduce liability through full disclosure
- Provide proof to the buyer of your home’s condition
- Become alert to safety concerns that may be an immediate concern to your family
- Know minor maintenance issues to fix for better showing results
Builder's Warranty Inspections
The typical home contains hundreds of components. While these components should be assembled to a new home buyers satisfaction hundreds of thousands of homeowners realize many times there are oversight problems in the construction process. Most defects go unnoticed unless a qualified inspector unveils them. NPI’s new-construction inspection services include the following:
- Preclosing Inspection: A preclosing assessment of all of the home's major structural and mechanical components.
- Builder’s Warranty Inspection: An inspection conducted in the 11th month of owning your new home, before your 12-month builder’s warranty expires.
- Construction Progress Inspection: An inspection that helps monitor the progress of each critical phase of construction, from the foundation to the finishing touches.
Most lenders require draw inspections before they will release funds for the next phase of a building, construction or remodeling project. NPI inspectors are happy to provide draw inspections whenever they are needed.