Your Home Inspection Company for  Glendale, Peoria, Surprise, Goodyear, and Buckeye

Purchasing a home in is the single largest expense most people ever make. The small investment in having a professional home inspection performed in most cases, identifies items that are in need of repair that can be negotiated to have the seller either repair the items at the sellers cost, or have the seller discount the house the estimated cost for repairs so the buyer can make the repairs without having to come out of pocket to do so.

1st Insight Inspections is a customer service-oriented home inspection company, which serves both home buyers and home sellers (listing inspections). We conduct property inspections which include, the exterior, interior, observation for any mold, termite inspection, appliance safety checks and more. 1st Insight conducts inspections throughout the Greater West Valley, which also includes Avondale, Goodyear, and Surprise.

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When should I get a home inspection?

Home Buyers

A property inspection in Glendale, Peoria, Surprise, Goodyear, or Buckeye will give you a solid grasp of the current condition of your future investment. Let our thorough inspection shine some light on your prospective property before you make a major commitment. This will let you know about any defects or needed repairs ahead of time and can give you more negotiating power. Avoid any unpleasant surprises ahead of time by getting a home inspection.

Home Sellers

Getting an inspection will provide you with better awareness of what you are selling. Not only will you know more about possible issues that may exist, but it will better prepare you for how to handle a prospective buyer and what they may try and use as leverage during the sale. This will allow you and your real estate agent to better plan how you will approach issues that may arise as the exchange progresses. Getting a Peoria / Glendale area home inspection before you list your home gives you the advantage of knowing about any defects ahead of time. That way you’re not trying to hire a contractor or repairman at the last minute without the necessary time to get bids from licensed qualified contractors. And in some cased a professional handy-man.

Newly Constructed Homes

You will want to get an inspection no more than 11 months after purchasing the home. Then you can have any defects or repairs addressed by the builder before your new home warranty expires. This will save you from a great deal of out of pocket expenses for repairs.

Home Buyers Inspection: Your home purchase will undoubtedly be one of the largest investments of your life. At first look the home may appear to be in great condition. However, there may be a number of unobserved defects, or safety hazards. Plus there might be major household items which are near the end of their life span, items such as the roof, water heater, air conditioner, or heater.
Even though home sellers are required to disclose information about their house up front, in a disclosure form, their memory may fail, or most likely, they simply do not know about the deficiencies (issues) that might exist in their very own home.

Home Sellers Inspection (Listing Inspection): One of the main reasons a home sale transaction can fall apart, is the inspection, or in the seller's case, lack of an inspection.
A seller's report is not meant to replace buyer's inspections. It's purpose is to uncover defects in advance so that the buyer's inspections don't become deal-breakers. Eventually your buyers are going to conduct an inspection, so you may as well know what they are going to find out ahead of time. This way you can disclose these findings, or get repairs done. This inspection come with all the protection plans that are included with our standard home buyers inspection. Except, instead of a 90 Day Warranty, you receive a 120 Day Warranty.

Home Sellers Observation Inspection:  A listing observation includes only the most important and usually the most expensive to repair items of the home. This inspection is not as extensive as a standard home inspection, therefore it costs less. It covers exterior / structural,  main electrical supply, roof, attic, heating / cooling, and windows. This inspection come with no added warranties, or protection plans.

Home Warranty Inspection: You bought yourself a new home, but now your 1 year builders warranty is about to expire. The warranty was your life raft, let us inspect your home before your warranty expires. Why risk having to pay for repairs that could have been discovered with a thorough inspection? Let the builder pay to fix any found deficiencies. You certainly don't want to pay to repair or replace any items when you sell your house.
Items that the buyers home inspection might discover.

Brand New Constructed Home Inspection: Although a city and/or county inspector comes out and looks at a home to be sure it is built to code, they don't usually check for functionality.
With so many sub-contractors working simultaneously on a home during the build, it is easy if not commonplace to overlook things. Often inspections of brand new homes have more deficiencies than existing homes
(which have had time to work the kinks out). Good builders will have no problems fixing deficiencies found by a home inspector. It is absolutely worth it to have a home inspection done on a brand new home.

Home Maintenance Inspection: Why wait for plumbing leaks, or roof leaks to happen. Or why waste energy from an attic, or from an HVAC issue?Most homeowners really to not pay attention to the maintenance needs of their greatest investment - their home. Let 1st Insight conduct an inspection on your home, you don't have to be selling or buying a home for an inspection. Look at this service as insurance for your home. A lack of proper maintenance, is what often leads to thousands of dollars in unexpected in expenses.

Appliance Safety Check / ReCall Chek: Did you know that most of the 195 million recalled appliances in American homes are not identified until there is a fire or other tragedy. Many other appliances with functionality recalls are replaced at the consumer's expense even though a manufacturer is responsible. Let us identify your appliances to see if they are on a recall list. In the event of a potential recall, a report including
1) the nature of the recall,
2) where the product was sold,
3) how to remedy the defect, and
4) how to get the item repaired / replaced in most cases
1st Insight Inspections utilizes a third party company which specializes in recalled products.

Termite Inspection: Homes can be attacked by unseen termites and other wood-devouring insects including carpenter ants, bees, and wood beetles that often do catastrophic structural damage. So every home should be inspected by a qualified expert at least once per year. These wood destroying insect or termite inspection professionals can treat damage and also recommend safe and affordable ways to protect homes from future infestation. Let 1st Insight schedule your termite inspection for you, it is just $50.00 additional with a home inspection.
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