A Buyer's Guide to Pre-Purchase Inspections
Brought to you as a public service of Status Inspection & Design ®
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 WHAT IS A PRE-PURCHASE INSPECTION?

       A PROFESSIONAL VISUAL EXAMINATION OF A BUILDING'S CONSTRUCTION TO:


 WHY ARE PRE-PURCHASE INSPECTIONS SO IMPORTANT?

  IS AN APPRAISAL THE SAME AS A PRE-PURCHASE INSPECTION?

 DO ALL HOUSES NEED INSPECTION OR JUST OLDER ONES?

  WHAT ABOUT VENDOR DISCLOSURE FORMS?

  WHAT ABOUT THE ATLANTIC NEW HOME WARRANTY?

  HOW DOES A PRE-PURCHASE INSPECTION PROTECT THE PURCHASER ?

  HOW DO YOU ENSURE THAT YOU ARE PROTECTED BY AN INSPECTION?

  WHO SCHEDULES AND CO-ORDINATES THE INSPECTION?

  WHAT MAKES A STATUS INSPECTION REPORT SUPERIOR TO THE COMPETITIONS?

 WHO PREPARES THE REPORTS FOR STATUS INSPECTION & DESIGN ?


 HOW LONG DO STATUS INSPECTIONS TAKE?

  WHAT ABOUT "WALK-THROUGHS"?

 CAN YOU BE PRESENT DURING THE INSPECTION ?

 WHEN DO YOU RECEIVE THE REPORT FROM STATUS ?

 HOW MUCH DO INSPECTIONS COST?
       "HOW MUCH COULD NOT HAVING AN INSPECTION DONE END UP COSTING YOU?" IS A
       BETTER QUESTION. JUST LIKE INSURANCE " YOU DON'T NEED IT TILL YOU NEED IT"



 WHAT OTHER TYPES OF INSPECTIONS REPORTS DOES 'STATUS' PROVIDE?
  HOW SHOULD YOU CHOOSE AN INSPECTOR?

 SHOULD YOU ASK YOUR AGENT OR REALTOR FOR REFERRALS TO INSPECTORS?

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Guide prepared by Chuk MacDonald C.E.T.
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