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Understanding the pre-purchase inspection (PPI).

by Criss Gill

Buying a house is a whole new experience especially if you are new in the real estate industry. Imagine moving out of you parent house to go buy your house and live by yourself. It comes with a lot of anxiety and excitement. In the process of getting excited, you may forget to carefully look for the features and the structure of your new house before purchase. There is where you need a pre-purchase inspection or inshore PPI.

What exactly is a pre-purchase inspection?

A pre-purchase inspection is a detailed assessment to determine the condition of a property (in our case a house) and estimate the value of the house before purchasing. It is specially done by a qualified individual.

When should I get a PPI?

A house pre-purchase inspection is specifically done when you want to buy a new home and most probably there is no warranty. Without a warranty, there are chances that the house could be in a bad condition where you will be responsible for them. A pre-purchase inspection will ensure your house is in good condition and has a minimal risk after purchasing.

Where can I get PPI?

A house pre-purchase inspection can be done by a house inspector, who works as an individual or works for a certain agency. However, it should be noted that a house inspection should be done by a qualified individual and well trained. Inspection MCM has competent professionals who are specifically tasked with real estate inspection. They work at your disposal and always ready to answer your questions. They will help you identify defects in your new house and provide a detailed inspection and understanding of the house.

What should be inspected?3

In a house inspection, there is no specific procedure on what should be inspected. The general purpose is to identify defects in the house. However, a qualified individual will check the roofs for any weakness, cracks on the wall, how strong the windows are. The floor and all the parts of the house. This generally means looking for any fault in the house that could pose any risk in the future.

Sometimes the agency can have a contract where you are needed to sign before work begins. Carefully read through the papers and understand them to avoid any penalty when you won’t adhere to the contractual terms. It also includes the cost in some cases and you are needed to read and provide your response.