Buyer’s Home Inspection Checklist

Buyer’s Home Inspection ChecklistBuying a home is a rewarding and exciting experience. However, especially for first-time homeowners, it can be a tricky process to navigate. As many professionals are often needed to ensure your home is in great condition before moving in (and to get a fair and competitive price), we have compiled a list of experts you will likely need to thoroughly inspect your home. Once your home’s sale is finalized, ensure you get the right NJ Home Insurance to protect your investment.

Pest expert.

The last thing you want before moving into a home is to find the foundation has been chewed to its core by termites or that your kitchen has unwanted mice. Contact a professional pest control expert to evaluate your home for potential damage and rid your new place of any unwanted critters.

Toxic chemical professional.

If your home is an older build, have it inspected for asbestos, lead, mold, and radon. Each one needs its own specialist, so bear that in mind when scheduling.

Structural engineer.

Depending on when your home was built, you might need to have it evaluated by a licensed structural engineer. Especially if you notice your doors don’t open and close properly, the floors are uneven, or you find obvious breaks in walls, this professional can give you a realistic estimate on what it would cost to fix it and what it requires to be safe again.

Landscape specialist.

Do you have a wet yard? Does it slope toward the house? Poor drainage can cause costly water damage and flooding, explains House Logic. You don’t want poor drainage to seep back into your foundation and cause costly structural damage down the line, so make sure your front yard is as functional as it is beautiful.

About Vreeland Insurance, Inc.

At Vreeland Insurance Inc., we train our team to recognize all types of New Jersey Home Insurance policies. We understand your needs and have designed our programs to ensure that you get the most for your insurance dollar. We have the expertise to provide you with a variety of coverages and policies catered to your business. For more information, call us today at 877.755.3767.

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