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THE HOME INSPECTION QUIZ
Your first mistake- If you do not do your homework BEFORE you hire a home inspection provider, in all liklihood, you may get burned.
"If you are calling services and only ask how much. . . be very careful" . You might want to rethink that approach. Why? Because the time to be frugal is not when there is a great deal of money at stake. One major item missed means you will end up paying to fix it. "CHEAP" inspections are just that . . . Cheap.
Answer: YOU TOOK TIME TO SHOP FOR A HOME, NOW TAKE TIME TO SHOP FOR A HOME INSPECTOR.
The journey- Buying a home is hard work. If it wasn't, then everybody would have a home. The home buying process is a pre-determined set of steps all leading up to the closing. After you have found that "perfect" home, the home inspection is the next major step in that process. Having the "right" home inspector on board makes all the difference.
Answer: TO FIND THE BEST HOME INSPECTOR-DO YOUR HOMEWORK.
The nightmare- What would be worse than buying a home and finding out it had major defects. How about, buying a home, after you paid for a home inspection, and found it had major defects. Could this happen to you?
Answer: NOT IF YOU HIRE PAUL LYMAN- A SKILL-SET PROFESSIONAL.
The investigation- Gathering information, discussing that information with you on site, drawing conclusion about that information and making sound recommendations is an INVESTIGATION . . not an inspection. Who can do that?
Answer: WE ARE YOUR PRIVATE EYES.
The expectation- There are no "perfect" homes. We know some pretty close but we won't say where they are. "Its a secret". Expect that there may be the need to accept some deficiencies and negotiate others. There is always a give and take scenario.
Answer: WE SORT OUT THOSE ISSUES WITH YOU.
The education- Our home inspection service is not about FINDING FAULTS , but about educating clients on the strengths and weaknesses of their prospective purchase. Knowing how structures stand up and systems work takes years of study, formal education and constant reading. Communicating that information in a meaningful way takes an even greater talent.
Answer: THE BEST QUITE SIMPLY. . . DO IT BETTER THAN ANYONE ELSE.
The report- This is the backbone of our service. To convey a clear and concise report that reflects the "true and accurate" condition of the property. A computer generated report, with photos to back up our findings, are the true tools of a professional. We then upload your report for easy viewing by you and your broker. Contract deadlines are short so decisions need to be made quickly and accurately.
Answer: YOU WOULD NOT WANT IT ANY OTHER WAY.
The Relationship- Many of our referrals come from clients who brag about our services to others. In our business, that is considered "THE GOLDEN CHAIN". Your referral may be one of those as well. There are occassions where we are referred by real estate agents, brokers or Realtors. These are individuals who may be showing you property and have seen us in action knowing full well our CAPABILITY, QUALITY and COMPLETENESS of our services. We respect these individuals and the service they provide but we do not work for or with that individual- even if they referred you to us.
Answer: WE WORK FOR YOU AND ONLY YOU.
The competition- Quite frankly, we don't worry about them. An educated client will make the right choice. If you have done the homework suggested in paragraph 2, then the choice is clear.
Answer: Burlington areas- ADVANCED PROPERTY INVESTIGATION
In closing, we hope you will heed our advice on choosing a home inspection provider.
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