Whether you’re buying or selling property, an inspection provides peace of mind as you make purchasing decisions. According to a recent study by the American Society of Home Inspectors and the National Association of Realtors, 8 out of 10 homebuyers order a home inspection as part of contract negotiations. Having Steve provide that inspection can help ensure you get the information you need to make the best decision about your investment. Steve has been in the business since 1995 and has completed over 3,200 inspections.
Steve offers a full menu of inspection services to both residential and commercial clients. His most popular inspections include:
- new home construction inspections
- existing residential home inspections
- commercial building inspections
- multi-unit inspections
- condo inspections
- manufactured homes inspections
- pre-listing inspections
- builder's warranty inspections
- radon tests
- well inspections
- water potability test
Steve follows the ASHI code of ethics and standards of practice. This ensures you receive a thorough, unbiased inspection in a format you can understand. Even if you are familiar with the systems in a home and perform a thorough walk-through of your new property, it can be easy to see things through “rose-colored glasses.” After all, this may be the single largest investment of your life. An objective property inspection report not only saves you time, it gives you a clear, concise checklist of information regarding your home or commercial property and an understanding of the current condition of all major systems. This is true on both existing and new housing stock.
For some, it’s easier to understand that an older home will be in need of some maintenance and repairs. After all, you are purchasing a “used” piece of property. A new home can be just as demanding and expensive. According to a National Association of Home Builder’s study on new home buyer callbacks released in March 2006, home builders receive an average of three callbacks on each new home they build and spend an average of $476 on repairs. The top five problems include, paint, wall board, plumbing, doors and windows. Having a home inspection completed prior to closing on a new home, means you move in after problems are fixed so you can enjoy your new purchase.
Serving the following areas: Knoxville, (Knox county), Oak Ridge & Clinton (Anderson County) Maryville (Blount County) Lenoir City & Loudon (Loudon County) Sevierville & Pigeon Forge (Sevierville) Jefferson City (Jefferson County)