Im very personable. I treat you like my own. I have very good raitings at Home Advisor. Been inspecting for over 12 years with plenty of experence and I haven't seen it all. Every home has it's own personality.
I love teaching clients about their home. Giving them tips for remodel and maintence. When i do the inspection the client knows all about what they are buying.
Frequently asked questions
What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
I treat all customers the same. I ask them what they are buying. Home, Condo,or townhome. They have a different pay scale. I ask age and square footage to determine a price. Also I ask when is a good time for them to do the inspection. Its not always about my schedule, it's about theirs as well. Generally I can schedule a time that works for both of us.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
I have been certified in completeing education coarses. I have been in the construction field for many years. Been inspecting homes about 14 years now.
Do you have a standard pricing system for your services? If so, please share the details here.
I generally price by square feet. Condos are less expensive than townhomes. Single family home start at 325.00.
I also do radon testing at an extra charge of 100.00 with the inspection.
I'm not the most expensive or the cheapist. My prices are competitive.
How did you get started in this business?
I was working construction has a punch technicain for new constuction. My job was to look for contractor mistakes in the building and finishing of new homes. If I could not get the contractors to come back and fix their issue has sometimes that happens. I had the knowledge to do it myself. Long story short I had a friend that was an inspector ask me to join his team. Take the class and get certifed. Thats all history now.
What types of customers have you worked with?
I have worked with first time buyers. Second or third time buyers and many investers. They are all my favorites.
Describe a recent event you are fond of.
Going to christian concerts. They are cool.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a pro in your area of expertise?
Should be be someone with expereince and knowledge. Someone you fell comfortable with. Not every glove fits every hand. Follow your gut feeling. It never does you wrong.
What questions should customers think through before talking to pros about their needs?
Buying property can be a very stressfull and exciting time. The customer needs to be honest and tell the inspector that this is all new to them. I can explain how it all works and what to expect through this process. The realtor is a big help too.