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The Need For New Construction Home Inspections

Our years of experience as home inspectors across Suffolk County and Nassau County, NY have taught us that even new construction needs a home inspection. Yes, we might be somewhat biased as inspectors, but there are two reasons to do an inspection on new construction. We detail them below: Issues incurred during construction: Sometimes things […]

Home Inspection For Rental Properties

As a home inspector covering Suffolk and Nassau Counties in New York State, our clients often ask us if owners should invest in home inspections for their rental properties. Our answer is usually a yes. There are four inspections owners of rental properties should perform.   Four Rental Inspections   Move-in – Unless a rental […]

Q & A Session With Your Home Inspector

Buying a home is everybody’s dream and probably one of the biggest investments some of us will ever make in our lifetime; well, some of us spend the rest of our natural lives paying for it! Having a home inspection done on the property is of course important if you want to know whether your […]

Give Your Home a Mini Makeover

Things become boring or old when you have lived in a home long enough. That’s the reason why bringing in “freshness” in the form of a mini makeover can help take the gloom away. But what about the expenses? Don’t you need thousands of dollars to renovate your home? No, no you don’t. Well, there’s […]

Protecting Your Biggest Investment

Some people struggle to own one, while some own a few… but all the same, owning a home is one of the major investments anyone can achieve in their lifetime. It therefore goes without saying that your hard-earned investment will definitely need protection. There are several way to protect your home; Title Examination / Insurance […]

A Home Inspectors Worst Nightmare

Home inspection can be a perilous affair for home inspectors sometimes. How, you ask? Well the services we offer involve more than just going around looking at stuff and writing more stuff on paper to prepare the report for the prospecting home buyer (or sometimes seller) right? Wrong! There are quite a number of situations that […]

Real Estate on Long Island

Welcome to Paumanok, currently known as Long Island, NY. On the Northeastern end of this Great American Continent lies Long Island, one of the most beautiful and historically rich island God’s green earth has ever seen. We still have villages; not like they did it during the times of the caviar and lobster eating Lenape […]

Declutter For Pre-Listing

As a home inspector in the Suffolk and Nassau Counties, we see a lot of homes just prior to being listed for sale. Pre-listing home inspections are quickly becoming common practice in some areas of the country because its benefits to a home owner can be numerous. However, as a home inspector we also see […]

What First Time Homeowners Need to Know

We’ve seen it often enough as we inspect houses across Suffolk and Nassau counties and beyond: a new and excited home owner unwittingly causes damage or problems for themselves. Here’s a list we’ve compiled based on an article in Know where you main water shut-off valve is located. You’d be surprised how many home […]

Home Buyers

3 Mistakes Every Home Buyer Should Avoid

Buying a home especially for first timers is not a walk in the park (yeah, I threw you a cliche phrase…). During an interview one of our inspectors stated it best “buying a home is one of the most important investments in any one’s life”. You will be forgiven for assuming that getting a pre-approval […]

How to Get The Most Out of Your Home Inspection

Let’s get one thing straightened out first. You will need proper home inspections from time to time as a homeowner to ensure that your house doesn’t cave in or breed strange fungi that could end up (God forbid…) affecting your family member(s) health-wise or worse! If you would like to request inspection click here. You will […]

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Installing a Carbon Monoxide Detector Can Save Your Life

Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless gas that can kill. We perform inspections throughout the Suffolk County, NY and Nassau County, NY areas, and we always implore our customers to install carbon monoxide detectors in their homes. ABOUT CARBON MONOXIDE: CO is found in the fumes of cars, trucks, small engines, stoves, lanterns, grills, gas […]

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What Kind of Tools Does Your Home Inspector Use?

A home inspector needs a few professional tools to carry out a thorough home inspection. It is very common for home inspectors to carry a lot of tools with them; some of which are rarely used. However, would you believe that one of the most important home inspector’s tools is a flashlight? The other important […]

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Taking Care of Your Home

Taking care of your home is your own business and you should be allowed to live the way you want… after all, it’s your home right? Wrong! Unless you never have friends or family members come over or maybe you just have a problem with saving your hard earned money. First, it ensures that the […]

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How Often Are Termite Inspections Necessary?

People often ask us how often they should do a inspection analysis when they are ready to buy or sell a home. However, we are asked even more how often they should get a home inspection for termites. The answer is simple: about once a year! But more on that later… Termites eat all day long and […]

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8 Reasons for Performing a Home Inspection

Whenever someone buys or sells a home, a home inspection is necessary and there are a lot of reasons for this. The procedure is not only meant to uncover structural problems, but also to help the buyer negotiate the price if it is a pre purchase inspection, to detect any pests or safety issues and […]

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Who Needs a Home Inspection?

Home inspection is needed in three main cases: when you have a home and you want to know its true value and condition, when you have a home and you want to put it for sale and when you want to acquire a home. Professional home inspectors can evaluate a home regardless of how old […]

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The Need For Electrical Inspections

Should you have an electrical inspection conducted? If so, when should you have an electrical inspection conducted? According to real estate expert Monica Dillon in an article for SF*, the Electrical Safety Foundation recommends you conduct an electrical inspection when: purchasing a home, when the home is older than 40-years, when adding a new […]

The Importance of Environmental Inspections

Home inspections are extremely important to determine the condition of any dwelling. We highly suggest that any sale or listing involve a thorough home inspection by a reputable, certified inspector. Home Inspector Experts is one of the leading home inspection companies in the Long Island area across Nassau and Suffolk counties. Prospective clients often reach […]

Doing a Structural Inspection

While buyers and sellers will think of ordering a basic home inspection, not many think of a structural inspection, particularly important on older buildings. A structural inspection evaluates the structural integrity of a building or, in other words, its skeleton. It will look in great detail throughout the building from the roof to the basement […]

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Home Maintenance Tips From Your Inspector

As licensed and certified Long Island real estate inspectors (Including Suffolk County, Nassau County and the entire NYS) here in Long Island, New York we have the pleasure of entering and seeing many brilliant and beautiful homes on a daily basis. I consider it one of the awesome perks of the job to be able to see some […]

What to Ask a Home Inspector Prior to Hiring Them

It can be tempting to just buy that exquisite home without ordering a home inspection – after all, it looks perfect. That, however, could be a mistake. Whether a home is new or old, ordering an inspection prior to signing off on the purchase is always prudent. Some mortgage lenders might even require an inspection […]

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How to Choose the Right Home

Choosing a home will probably be the most important (and lasting) decision that you’ll make in your entire life. It is also mostly the biggest investment of your life as well. You want to make sure that when you are making this very important decision that you are not simply going at it blindly. There […]

How to Avoid Trouble When Purchasing a Home

Purchasing a home can be one of if not thee most daunting and scary experiences that you will ever go through. It will also however, most likely be one of the most exciting and rewarding experiences you’ll have as well. There are so many things you need to be aware of as a buyer and […]

What You Should Know About Your Home Inspection

A home inspection is a very important part of both the home buying and home selling process. There are a number of things that you should be aware of before you make any final decisions and move closer towards buying or selling. If you are a first time buyer it will be even more important […]

Top 5 Items For a Home Inspection Checklist

A home inspection is a systematic and thorough evaluation on residential property’s condition. There are many different services that we offer when it comes to home inspection as well. Generally speaking, It is a physical exam on functionality, overall safety and general integrity of the various components of a home. A good home inspection is […]

Benefits Of Home Inspection To The Buyers

Home inspections are very important because they help buyers avoid any unpleasant and costly surprises in the future. It is common to find a home that appears perfect on the surface but in reality, the perfection on the outside is just a façade to conceal a lot of problems. This is where qualified home inspectors […]

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