Peace of Mind When Purchasing a Home
Purchasing a home is more than just a housing decision. It’s also a major investment decision. Few people would invest hundreds of thousands of dollars without consulting an expert, which is why having your home inspected by a professional like HouseMaster Home & Commercial Inspections in Edmonton is so important.
What complicates the matter even more is that purchasing a house is also an emotional decision, and unchecked emotion can sometimes cloud logic. This can be especially true for first time home buyers who are excited at the prospect of owning their first home. Add to this the stress of choosing a house and moving and it can all become overwhelming. Having the information that is necessary to making that home buying decision a little less stressful is very beneficial.
Whether you’re a new home buyer or have made a few real estate purchases before, you will discover peace of mind when you have your home inspected by a professional who knows what they are doing. The home inspector will communicate their findings in a way you will understand, giving you clear information that will help you with your decision. Read “What does a home inspector look for?”
Learning About Your New Home
A home inspection is a great way to learn about your new home. A home inspector will show you the different components of the home and give you information on how to improve efficiency and extend the life of your home with maintenance and repairs.
Most home inspections include a thermal imaging scan in all of their home inspections. While it’s not x-ray vision, which would be nice, it may reveal problems with insulation or moisture that wouldn’t be visible to the naked eye. Thermal imaging doesn’t replace a thorough inspection, but rather it enhances the inspection.
You will receive an inspection report that is written in plain terms and sometimes with photographs that show any areas of concern as well as areas of interest; such as where the main water shut off is located so that you’re not running around looking for it when you’re in a hurry!
Buying a home will likely be the single, most expensive purchase you will make in your life. It’s a stressful event and it can be so helpful for an experienced expert to guide you through the process. It is just as vital for a professional to go through your prospective home, top to bottom, to make sure that you have as much information as possible before taking this leap.
Home Inspections in Edmonton
HouseMaster Home Inspections has been serving Albertans since 1994 and has completed over 35,000 inspections. They have inspectors for all types of homes including houses, duplexes, acreages, townhouses, condos, apartments and all types of commercial properties. They serve all of Central and Northern Alberta including Edmonton and surrounding areas. Thermal Imaging is included on every inspection!