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Pre-Purchase Home Inspection - The Most Important Process You Do Before Buying a Lifetime Home

Pre-purchase home inspection is a very important step before the buyer, seller, or investor goes to the negotiating table to negotiate the price.

Home inspection is considered very important for all parties, because the inspection makes them fully informed of all aspects of the home (structural, electrical, humidity, thermal leakage, plumbing, and water tanks).

The result of the examination enables you to make an informed decision, based on the data in front of you, and agree on the best price.

In this article, we will inform you of some important things that you must know and ensure their quality so that you can know the aspects of inspecting a home and make the final decision to purchase.

Article Content:

  1. What is a home inspection?
  2. How is construction inspected?
  3. Benefits of a home inspection.
  4. Duration of home inspection.
  5. General information about the house that you should know before purchasing.
  6. How to inspect the house before purchasing.
  7. Why we are the best home inspection company.

What Is a Home Inspection:

Pre-purchase home inspection is a non-invasive process performed by our professional engineers that enables you to know all the features and defects of the home.

The examination helps you not to fall into the trap of attractive appearance, and the flowery words of real estate office owners and brokers, who only care about profit.

How Is the Home Inspection Process Done:

After contacting our company BUILDING RANK and requesting an apartment inspection service within a building or an independent house inspection, a date will be agreed upon to conduct the inspection.

On that day, a building inspection engineer goes to the place to be inspected, and the house and all its basic components are examined from the outside and inside as follows:

First: Inspecting the Apartment or the House from the Outside:

  • Roof, gutters and insulation works.
  • Structural cracks.
  • Chimneys.
  • Water heater, pipes and tanks.
  • Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system.
  • Balconies.
  • Exterior cladding.

Second: Inspecting the Apartment or the House from the Inside Includes:

  • Heating, cooling and thermal leakage systems.
  • Plumbing.
  • Checking the moisture of walls and ceilings.
  • Flooring.
  • Lighting and electrical installations.
  • Lampshades and locks.
  • Windows

These tests are carried out by a number of specialized engineers, and at the end a comprehensive report is submitted of all defects, urgent and postponed repairs. Thus, you can make an informed decision about purchasing and negotiate to reach the best price.

Third: Ensure Compliance with Modern Building Standards Through

- Structural inspection of the house: An apartment is examined in terms of its structural elements, ensuring its durability, strength, ability to withstand earthquakes, and the climatic conditions of the area.

- House electrical inspection: A house is electrically inspected in terms of electrical panels, cables, switches and lighting.

- Checking the moisture in the walls and ceilings: Through examining the house, all causes of moisture are detected, and methods for treating them.

- Plumbing inspection: The house is inspected in terms of plumbing, by examining all hidden and visible pipes and connections within the building, without the need for breaking.

- Inspection of tanks: The home’s tanks are inspected, ensuring that all connections are intact and that there are no water leaks, which creates moisture problems.

Fourth: Home Inspection Report :

After conducting all the required checks, which were carried out by a specialized building inspection engineer, an appointment is set to receive the paper report, or it will be sent by e-mail

Our building inspection report is comprehensive, detailed, and contains complete information about the problems and existing defects, with complete transparency and credibility.

It is preferable for the customer to read this report carefully before making a purchase decision.

Benefits of Home Inspection:

There are many benefits obtained when inspecting a home, the most important of which are:س

  • You can get a general idea of the condition of the home and the cost of the required repairs.
  • You save your money instead of wasting it in the wrong place.
  • You can negotiate and get the lowest price.

Duration of home inspection or apartment inspection:

It varies according to the area of the house, whether it is an old or new house, and according to the points to be inspected.

Our staff performs a comprehensive examination by examining more than 700 points in the home, using more than 30 advanced and modern devices, and using infrared imaging technology.

The certified inspector is a building inspection engineer, and thanks to the skill of our inspectors, we are able to inspect an apartment from the outside and inside, no matter how difficult it is to reach the inspection points.

General Information About the House That You Should Know Before Purchasing:

To protect your investment and money, you must know all the legal information about the apartment, such as:

  • The apartment title deed indicates the name of the current owner.
  • A cadastral statement showing the apartment’s area, boundaries, and other information.
  • A record of maintenance works: Through it, you can learn about the repairs that occurred in previous years, and view the home inspection reports, if available.

How Can You Inspect a House Before Purchasing:

Before paying the amounts required to buy a house, which could be the cost of a lifetime, it is necessary to visually inspect all parts of the house, and pay attention to every detail.

Do not be satisfied with just a general overview, because experienced people have a different opinion, and their expertise must be used to ensure the safety of the following:

- Safety of the structural elements: It must be durable, able to withstand the climatic conditions of the region, and resistant to earthquakes. The materials used in construction must be of high quality and conform to international specifications.

- Safety of electrical systems: It is necessary to ensure all electrical connection points, switches, and grounding to protect against lightning strikes.

- Safety of air conditioning and refrigeration systems: that you can enjoy a quiet, comfortable, and healthy residence in terms of lighting and ventilation.

- The safety of the sewage network: so that you do not suffer in the future from odors, humidity, mold, and peeling paint.

In addition to the above, it is necessary to pay attention to safety measures such as: handrails, balconies, and stairs. Note that Building Rank Company provides you with these services through an apartment inspection service in all aspects (structural - electrical - mechanical – site and environment).

Why Are We the Best Home Inspection Company?

Our staff includes a group of engineers from all specialties. They are highly skilled and have years of experience in the field. They are able to discover the causes of all existing problems with high accuracy, and they use the latest devices in the world.

Our report is clear and understandable, and contains all the information discovered during the home inspection process. Within the report, you will see the results of measurements of the devices used, pictures of the defects found, and how to solve all the problems.

We also provide the necessary recommendations for urgent and deferred repairs.

Note: We would like to note that some people may resort to a personal inspection of the home, so you should know that a personal inspection is not enough, because it does not provide you with all the results you need, but rather you can be impressed by the general view and the beautiful appearance of the cladding. The use of devices is what reveals problems, and thus you suffer a huge loss as a result of buying a house without seeking the help of experts.

Conclusion: Buying a home for a lifetime is not an easy matter, because you are looking for safety, comfort, and security, which is a legitimate right for everyone, so the house must be inspected in all aspects by professional inspectors.

With the technological progress and modern advanced devices. Home inspection has become easy and available, without breaking or vandalism, and our company is the best home inspection company in the Arab world.

We are BUILDING RANK company. Do not hesitate to contact us and request an apartment inspection service, or an independent house inspection, in order to conduct a comprehensive inspection of the home to preserve and maintain your property, or if you want to buy a new apartment, we guarantee your safe choice.

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