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Why Get an Inspection

What is Home Inspection

A home inspection is a professional, objective, visual examination of the condition of a home. Home buyers now entering the marketplace view inspections as a way to gain valuable information about the biggest purchase of their lifetime. It helps them to determine whether there are any major defects or system inadequacies at the time of purchase.

In most cases, home inspections are performed after a sales contract, conditional upon a satisfactory home inspection, has been accepted by the seller. The inspection can usually be arranged immediately to within a few days. The home buyer is typically encouraged to attend the inspection, so that he/she can see first hand the workings of the home. It also represents an excellent opportunity for the prospective buyer to ask questions about the home or to discuss potential changes.

Home inspections should also highlight the positive aspects of a home. In fact, many of the home inspector’s observations or recommendations help to dispel home purchaser anxieties, and provide useful repair suggestions.

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The home inspector’s service to the purchaser is primarily one of education. The goal of a qualified MN Home Inspector is to provide the purchaser with a better understanding of the physical condition of the home in order that they can make a well-informed decision. It is also the inspector’s role to keep his findings in perspective for the buyer. After the inspection is completed, a written report should be prepared for the home buyer, documenting the results of the inspection. Our commitment to our clients in MN Home Buyer Inspections is lifelong.

The home inspection should not be confused with an appraisal, a municipal code inspection, an environmental audit, or a home owner’s warranty. (We are one of few companies in the Twin Cities who offer a limited warranty on every home that we inspect; please call for details. Warranty coverage is optional).

A complete home inspection should cover all of the major systems of a house, including structure, exterior, roofing, electrical, heating, cooling, insulation, plumbing and interior. As a minimum, an inspection should meet the Standards of Practice of the American Society of Home Inspectors® (ASHI®).

Consumers should be very careful when shopping for a home inspector. The industry on the whole is unregulated and many unqualified people offer home inspection services; the notion of aMinnesota Licensed Home Inspector is non-existent. Home inspection companies that offer to do repair work, or recommend repair companies, should be avoided.
Harmony Home Inspections: Your Minnesota Licensed Home Inspector

When investing your time and money in a home inspection service, you don’t want an inspector who strictly points out the flaws in your property. For all home buyer inspections in Minnesota we are committed to educating you on all necessary items you should be aware of. Ensuring a quality inspection from a licensed home inspector is what we set out to do.

We are fully certified and have the proper knowledge and resources to provide you with a home inspection at an affordable rate. When you have your new home inspected by Harmony Home Inspections of Minnesota, you know you are getting the best inspection, giving you the peace of mind that your new home is at its best and safest. Closely examining various key points of your property will point out any necessary repairs, how to fix them, as well as the positive aspects of your new home that are going to be assets to you in the future.
Buying a home is a lengthy process but it doesn’t have to be a stressful one. Leaving your new home inspection in the hands of a professional home buyer inspection specialist will allow you to focus on other parts of your home purchasing process. Harmony’s home buyer inspections in Minnesota have gained us widespread attention as a respected home inspection service and we want to prove that to you.

If you have questions about a specific service or are ready to set up your home buying inspection, you can call Harmony Home Inspections at 763-442-0084 or via email We look forward to hearing from you and providing you with the bestMinneapolisMinnesota home buyer inspection!

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