1What will be the expertise of the property inspector?
The property inspectors are experts in the field of civil, electrical, plumbing and sanitation. Apart from this they will have good understanding of the safety standards and environmental aspects.
2Should I be present at the site during the inspection?
Yes, it is highly advisable for you to be present at the site during inspection. The home inspector will clear all your doubts during his visit to the site.
3What are the different checks performed during the inspection?
There are over 50 odd points across civil, electrical, plumbing and pest-control categories which are inspected. For e.g. some of the crtical points are "Are ELCB/RCCB provided, if provided does trip load test work?", "Are there any leaks around taps, faucets, EWCs and wash basins?", "Is there dampness/leakages in any of the walls?" etc. Refer Home Inspection Checklist for more details.
4Does the property inspector use any gadgets?
Yes, they use advanced gadgets during inspection like Clamp Meter, Moisture Meter, AC Fault detectors, Digital Insulation Tester, Laser distance measurer, Infrared Thermometer, AC Voltage Detector, Rubber Hammer , Walabot 3D Imaging Sensor etc.
5How will I get drafted gift deed?
The lawyers will draft the gift deed and attach it in the order page, which can be securely downloaded by you. Please review the gift deed and get your doubts clarified by the lawyers over the phone. The lawyers will do any changes if required after your review.
6Can the lawyers assist in registering the gift deed?
Yes, the lawyers can assist in registering the gift deed at the appropriate sub registrar's office. All our lawyers can register these gift deeds across Dehradun. In case you require the lawyer’s assistance in registering the gift deed, please buy the Add-on.
7Do I need to book a service by paying upfront?
Yes. However, when you pay, the money will be held in an escrow account and will be released to the home inspector only after the work is complete to your satisfaction.
8Are these fixed prices?
Yes, the prices you see are pre-negotiated and all inclusive.
9How long does it take?
It should take 4 working days for you to get a detailed inspection report.
10Will any of the inspection tests be destructive in nature?
No. All the tests done by the inspectors are visual and operational in nature.
11How detailed are the reports?
The reports will list each of the 100 plus odd points (along with images) which are inspected and deficiencies found in each of them. These reports can be shared with the builder/seller.
12What is the purpose of a home inspection?
Home inspection is an inexpensive way to uncover the actual condition of the home. In this process you will be able to identify a list of defects/snags in construction for the builder/seller to rectify. Though there is no hard and fast rule of inclusion in an inspection report, experts define their own snag reports to list all possible defects and omissions found. This process of inspection and correction can be broadly termed as Snagging. As a result you can actually get the defects fixed by your builder or seller before moving to your dream home.
13Do you need to have a home inspection to get a loan?
No, Not necessarily.
14How much money can I save If I avail Home Inspection Service?
Can we measure the monetary value of not a child proofing house. It is impossible to measure the price of peace of mind that comes from having a house free of major and minor problems. The Range can start from INR 60,000 and can move to a few lakhs in a city like Dehradun. It costs you a small fraction of the amount which you can save. You can share the report with the builder or seller who can fix the defects for free.
15Is home inspection is helpful for a resale property?
It is not mandatory to carry out a home inspection for a resale property. The chances of identification of leaky roofs, broken tiles, faulty wirings, scaling of walls, Hidden Moisture Traps are comparatively higher in case of a resale property. So it is advisable to inspect a resale property.
16What is the cost of home inspection?
Typically Home inspection cost starts from INR 6400. If you are purchasing a villa the range starts from INR 8500.
17Why is Home Inspection of commercial property important ?
While buying or leasing a commercial property, there are various small things that get missed out. Since commercial property is a huge and long term investment, you need to be absolutely certain that you get the worth of every penny you spend. We have the expertise and experience in inspecting commercial properties to find and highlight such nuances.
18What is the output of a Home Inspection Report?
Yes, You will get a detailed Inspection Report digitally. You can show this home inspection report or the snagging report to the builder or seller of the property to get it fixed. The report will contain Some of the pictures of defect areas, which can be fixed by the builder. You can physically inspect or check the changes made by the builder by comparing it with the report.