7 Questions For Your Home Inspector

Contributing Writer, B2R Finance | Real Estate

A home inspector plays a key role in your buy-to-rent property purchase. Below are seven important questions to consider asking a home inspector prior to hiring them:

1. What professional organization are you affiliated with?
2. What home building and inspecting certification(s) do you have?
3. What exactly does my inspection cover?
4. How long have you been in business and how many homes have you inspected?
5. Approximately how long does the inspection take? (On average it takes at least 2-4 hours)
6. What is the cost of the inspection? Be sure to get a quote upfront
7. Do you prepare a written and electronic copy of the report for me to review?

Finding the right home inspector for your properties is critical. Once you have one, they will be an ongoing resource as your buy-to-rent portfolio grows. What are your tips for finding a great home inspector? Visit us at www.b2rfinance.com and follow us on Twitter @B2RFinance.

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