5 Qualities to Look For in a Home Inspector

When asked how they decided which home to buy, many new homeowners say things like, “it was love at first sight!” But don’t get caught up in the romance before taking time to gather the facts. With a quality home inspection from Burgess Inspections, Inc., you can make an informed decision before investing your whole heart into a home. Not sure Burgess is the right inspection company for you? Check out these 5 qualities to look for in a home inspector from U.S. News, and see for yourself that we really are the best!

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1. Allows Clients to Be Present During the Inspection

U.S. News says it is best for inspectors to bring clients along for the entire inspection; this allows clients to see and hear everything firsthand. At Burgess, we prefer that our clients are present during inspections for this very reason. Our inspectors will point out defects and answer any questions you have.

2. Provide a Sample Report

Great home inspectors display their home inspection reports on a public platform. We offer sample reports on our website so you can see that our reports are clear, detailed, and concise.

3. Great Reviews

As the largest, locally-owned home inspection firm in central Virginia, we have built a reputation for quality work and great customer service. We have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and have received great reviews on Angie’s List, Google, and Customer Lobby.

4. Experience and Education

All of our home inspectors are trained in the ASHI-endorsed Carson Dunlop Method, frequently referred to as the gold standard in the industry. Our team of experts has 100 years of combined construction experience and 85-plus years of inspection experience. In fact, we have completed more than 30,000 home inspections in the Richmond area!

5. Licensed and Insured

At Burgess, we believe in providing top quality service to all of our customers. As such, our inspectors are highly trained, certified, and fully insured. We continually update our knowledge and employ the most up-to-date methods in the industry.

Schedule an Inspection

When you’re ready to make an important decision about a property, don’t just go with your gut. Allow Burgess to assist you in the decision-making process. Our experience and education make us a top-level company, and our focus is always on the customer. To set up a home inspection, contact us at (844) 804-9219 or schedule an inspection online today.