What is a “Home Inspection”?
A home inspection is an objective visual physical examination of the structure and its systems of the home.
Why do I need a Home Inspection? Aren’t the physical deficiencies noted in the appraisal?
Appraisals are prepared for the lender; home inspections are for you the buyer. Horizon home inspections give you the buyer detailed information on the physical condition of your new home.
Who pays for the home inspection service?
You, the home buyer, will pay for the home inspection at the time of the inspection.
(Check out Horizon’s Home Inspection fees)
How long does a Horizon Home Inspection take?
Most home inspections take an hour per thousand square foot. These times may vary depending on the age, condition of the home.
How long does it take for a home inspection report to be prepared?
Horizon Home Inspection utilizes a fully computerized inspection reporting system that will be delivered to you the client at the time of the inspection. The report will also be offered in a CD format and digital photos will be included of the maintenance items if any are found.
When do I call for a Horizon Home Inspection?
A home inspector is typically called right after the contract or purchase agreement has been signed, and is often available within a few days.
Should I be present during the inspection?
We recommend that you be present at the time of the inspection from start to finish. However Horizon Home Inspection offers E-mail and Fax capabilities to the clients that cannot show up and or are out of town at the time of the inspection process.
What if I have questions after the inspection?
You can call your Horizon Home Inspector to discuss all aspects of your new home whenever you like. Our services is a long-term investment.
What Qualifications does a home inspector need in Arizona?
In Arizona all home inspectors have to have a state certification and will perform all inspections in accordance with the standards of practice of the state of Arizona – American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI). A copy of these standards will be provided in your Horizon Home Inspection report.
What type of Guarantee does the home inspection company offer to the clients?
At Horizon Home Inspection we offer a 60-day satisfaction guarantee or your money for the home inspection will be fully refunded. Just another way to let you the client knows that you have chosen a professional organization in Horizon Home Inspection.
(The 60-day guarantee starts from the day of the inspection.)
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