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Home Inspection Cost: The Value of Luxury Homes Inspection
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Home Inspection Cost: The Value of Luxury Homes Inspection

May 23, 2016 08:54 AM

Some Facts You Need to Know about The Value of Luxury Homes Inspection


The Home Inspection Cost ranges from $350 to $500. A professional home inspector’s job is to review the general, visible and accessible parts of the home and provide specific information rating each element. It includes specific information concerning the central air conditioning system (climate permitting), heating system, interior plumbing and electrical systems, the roof, attic and visible insulation, walls, ceilings, floors, windows and doors, the foundation, basement and structural components.

A typical inspection for luxury homes may not cover asbestos, lead, mold, water purity, and other environmental issues, as well as swimming pools, septic tanks, and other systems that require a specialist inspection.

It should be of paramount importance that the object report needs to be comprehensible for the customer, one that will help them to make a decision about the findings.

The inspection benefits both the buyer and the seller. During the inspection, the two parties will have the opportunity to be acquainted with all the necessary maintenance works.

The inspection also reveals all the disguises of deceptive staging and it can inform home buyers about the building permit and code violations.

Home sellers use the inspection to find out what they need to do to achieve in order to make a home stand out from the crowd or price it fairly in its present condition.

Studies have shown that newly built homes have construction problems related with building envelope, framing and structural components, as well as the plumbing and electrical systems.

Luxury homes’ foundation settling could have drainage issues within ten years; appliances are out-of-date and the roof and wood needs to be replaced by the age of twenty; the HVAC system will likely needs replacement after its 40th year.


Why is it always a good time for a home inspection?


It’s a good time for home inspection especially in a flat housing market. This can tell the buyers “to wake up and smell the coffee” to give them a negotiating edge.

For Las Vegas real estate sellers, a home inspection is indeed an anti-haggling tool.

A home inspection is also for new homes because home defects are not just circumstantial. In fact, newly built homes could have problems that are not necessarily code violations, but have serious and even deadly consequences for the new homeowner.

It is also a valuable tool that can be used to evaluate luxury homes‘ integrity after natural calamities, such as floods, earthquakes, wind or rain storm.

Lastly, a home inspection for a home that is not listed for sale can acquaint homeowners with all the maintenance and upgrades they need to perform.


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