The 3 Traits to Look for in a Home Inspector

Once your offer has been accepted on a home, the next step is getting a home inspection done. When you’re deciding who you want to do your home inspection, it’s a good idea to interview a few different companies.

You want a home inspector who can give you a full rundown of everything wrong with the home, everything that needs to be fixed, and everything that can wait. There are three different things to think about when hiring a home inspector:

1. Credentials. Make sure the inspector is licensed in New Jersey and is both professional and responsible.

It’s a good idea to interview a few different inspectors.

2. Experience. Everybody has to start out somewhere, but you’re better off picking a more experienced inspector. You want someone who is familiar with the builders and structures within the area.

3. Communication. Written reports are required in New Jersey, so you want to hire someone who can communicate well both in writing and in person. There are many things you should discuss with the inspector to determine if a house is desirable or not.

We have a 22-year history and relationships with many inspectors in the area. If you need a recommendation, we’d be happy to provide you with a list of our recommended inspectors that our past clients have enjoyed working with. If you have any other questions, please feel free to give us a call or send us an email at any time. We would be happy to help you!