Commercial Real Estate Inspection Services
How to choose a commercial real estate inspectorCommercial property inspection is key to the commercial buying and selling process. Finding an honest and efficient commercial real estate inspector you can trust to get the job done makes any commercial property inspection run smoothly.
The commercial real estate inspections industry is surprisingly under regulated, and as a result, the way in which you go about choosing commercial real estate inspection services is crucial.
1. Research and review the company before you choose one and interview the potential candidates. Commercial real estate inspection companies abound, and stake a lot on their reputation.
2. Pay attention to credentials that would directly benefit the property to be inspected. A commercial real estate site inspection company with industrial properties expertise might be better equipped to check out an industrial site and catch problems that others inspectors would miss.
3. Get the full facts on what specific areas the inspector is going to check and what type of report they are going to generate.
Pick the best commercial real estate inspectors for the job
Learn more about the inspector's commercial property inspections experienceAsk for a portfolio detailing their years of experience in the field, the number, types, and locations of the commercial properties that they have inspected in the past. Also ask to see copies of professional licensing certificates, references and membership in professional associations, and any other qualifications that might lend to their inspection expertise.
Get the whole story on the commercial property inspection reportFind out the manner in which the commercial property inspection report is to be written, and ask to see a sample report as well as a copy of the inspection company's current standards of practice. Some commercial property inspectors use a template or prefilled forms, while others write a sentence style report.
- Look for commercial property inspectors with knowledge of city and state commercial building codes and regulations. As a potential buyer, their knowledge definitely gives you an edge in the decision making process.
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