Perhaps every home buyer knows how emotionally overwhelming the home buying process can be. After all, you are a step closer to owning your dream home. But you also spend huge amounts to cover up the expenses for the down payment and future mortgage obligations. No wonder many buyers prefer to skip the home inspection to cut down the expenses. However, learning how to protect the investment of purchasing a property is often overlooked by many. The thought of a home inspection can be daunting for some that they choose not to have it performed and just close the deal right away.
A home inspection is a crucial and integral part of a real estate transaction. It is a smart way to ensure that you are getting what you are paying for. This means, you become knowledgeable of the ins and outs of the home so you won’t be troubled with hidden problems, unpleasant surprises, and costly repairs once you move in. So, if you are thinking that you are breaking the bank when you choose to have an inspection, it’s actually the other way around. In fact, the cost of inspection is only a small fraction of the potential expenses for repairs and eventually save you thousands down the road.
How much does our Syracuse, NY and Onondaga County Home Inspection cost?
At Endgame Home Inspection Services, LLC, our home inspection costs start at $400. Home inspection costs can vary according to the size and age of the house, region, scope of services, and other factors.
Our typical Central NY Home Inspection thoroughly covers the following:
Roof coverings, gutters, downspouts, vents, flashing, skylights, chimney, roof, penetrations, and the general roof structure
Attic, Insulation, and Ventilation
Insulation and ventilation of unfinished spaces including attics, crawlspaces, foundation areas, and exhaust systems
Siding, windows, exterior doors, finishing and trim, walkways, driveways, stairs, patios, decks, and drainage
Basement, Foundation, Crawlspace, Structure
Foundation movement, cracks, structural concerns and an indication of water penetration
Cooling system, location of thermostat, energy source, and cooling method
Heating system, location of thermostat, energy source and heating method
Visible portions of the fireplace and chimneys, damper doors, and clean out doors and frames
Main water and fuel supply, shut-off valves, water heater, interior water supply, toilets, sinks, tubs, showers, drains, waste and vent systems
Service drop, overhead service conduction, main service disconnect, panel boards, grounding, switches, light fixtures, receptacles deemed to be AFCI and CFCI, and the presence of smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors
Dishwasher, disposal, range, oven, microwave, refrigerator, exhaust, bathroom, heater, garage door, doorbell, and dryer vent
Before you close the deal, call us for your Syracuse, NY Home Inspection! Starting at $400, choosing Endgame Home Inspection Services, LLC will give you the real information you need so you make one of your life’s most important decisions with confidence. Following the inspection, you will receive our high-quality, easy-to-understand, electronic inspection report complete with colored photos and detailed findings. Contact us today and learn more about the home inspection costs and processes so we can get started!