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This was my first experience with Atlanta Property Inspections. Alex Sozonov was my inspector. Very oriented details and willing to explained all questions with professional knowledge. Report came into my email box late night. Clearly, it has been covered all details. Plus, show up on time.

Peter Miller
Alpharetta, GA
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WOW! I can't even make this story up. In this very crazy market (June 2021) it seemingly takes 2 week closing (sometimes with *0* days due diligence!) to purchase a home. Anyway, Frank came recommended by another very reputable inspector, and I was fortunate he came!! The home we were looking at for my mother was a 1975 build and within 1 hour of the inspector being there a FIRE from an electrical panel broke out! Frank contained the fire, and was SO calm, had his team address the matter, was in touch with the agent and homeowner. He said in over 20+ years of him inspecting homes nothing like this had ever happened. Anyway the inspection was VERY thorough and Frank handled all matters very professionally. We will be working with Frank and his team on any home inspections in the future. I highly recommend!

Brigitte Chloe
Dunwoody, GA
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Dustin is VERY Detailed Oriented and found items and suggestions on the home that I would have never thought of, the report provided very good insight on how to move forward with the sale of the home!  The staff at API was great to work with!

Ryan Heard
Sandy Springs, GA
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I would like to recommend Brandon for his excellent job during the inspection. He is very professional, thorough and is an expert in his field. I enjoyed his partnership during inspection, the knowledge he shared of the risks of certain issues was incredible. I am very glad that he inspected the house for us and wishing him more success in future.

Ravi Kumar
Atlanta, GA
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Jeremy was the best to work with! He was on time,  very thorough in his explanations of his findings, and took time with my clients to make sure he answered all of their questions. He was detailed, and provided follow up when we needed additional questions answered. He went above and beyond! Best, quality, customer service I’ve seen in a long time! I’ll recommend him and Atlanta Property Inspections every time!

Nikki Bowen
Marietta, GA
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The inspector was really thorough and was patient in explaining to me what he was observing. He showed me where the shutoff valve was for the water and gave recommendations on various things. The report that was provided made sense and pictures were taken of some things that were found. The inspector was also very personable which put me at ease about asking questions. Thank you, Alex and Atlanta Property Inspections!

Dierra Morrow
Lawrenceville, GA
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Dustin was very knowledgeable and friendly and made my client feel confident in his explanations.  He was quick to point out the positives of the home he was inspecting.  His report was delivered within 18 hours of the inspection and had plenty of photos and very easy explanations in laymen's terms. I highly recommend Atlanta Property Inspections.

Teresa Smith
Brookhaven, GA
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Atlanta Property Inspections, Inc. was referred to us by our realtor for our home inspection. Our inspector was Cary Cooper. He really took the time to answer all of our questions about his findings. We didn't feel rushed or that any question was too silly. He gave us peace of mind with a few of our concerns and was honest, even if we weren't to thrilled with the news. Overall, it was a great experience and we would definitely use (and refer)  Atlanta Property Inspections, Inc. in the future for any inspection needs.

Anna Avitia
Johns Creek, GA
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This was our first experience with Atlanta Property Inspections, Frank Cooper was the lead inspector and he was inspecting a new construction one bedroom plus den in Alpharetta for a buyer client of ours. The inspection report was both detailed and comprehensive. We have tried out a few premium home inspection companies over the past year, looking for a good additional inspection resource, and based on our experience with Frank Cooper, I think we have found it.

Julian Rather
Woodstock, GA
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The inspector Frank came to our house to inspect the deck and provide a list of safety problems. While he was there we asked him to take a look at some termite damage in the attic.  When he went to the attic he spotted problems with a squirrel infestation requiring immediate action to correct for chewed wiring and unsanitary conditions.  We were unaware of this problem.  Frank provided a comprehensive inspection report in PDF format including multiple photos showing deck post deterioration, sagging joists and yes even a picture of the live squirrel in the attic. Frank is totally professional, knows his area of expertise very well and offers sound recommendations on how to correct problems without spending money for unnecessary improvements.  For example he told us the ledger board was in good shape and did not have to be replaced, only secured to the house wall with additional bolts. The small amount we paid for the inspection was well spent because the inspection will end up saving us money in the long run.

Jim Dowdy
Smyrna, GA
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07 2022

A Home Inspection Can Protect Your Investment

If you are buying a house for the first time, it is normal for you to be inexperienced. When you are in the process of buying a house, different decoration and staging techniques may lead you to think that the house is in perfectly good condition, however, it is hiding a lot of flaws you couldn’t notice. This is why every customer who is going through the process of buying a home needs to hire a home inspector in Suwanee, GA. You need an objective look at the condition of the house and who can give you that information better than a professional who specializes in inspections of homes?

What is Covered by a Home Inspection?

Before writing a report on the findings of the house, an inspector will look into many different aspects of a home. So, what will a home inspector look at during the process?

Outside Walls

The inspector will look at the outside walls to see if there are any cracks that might be a place for insect nesting.

Foundation

Of course, the inspector won't be inspecting the foundation directly because they aren’t visible most of the time. However, they will look for certain signs such as exterior cracks or sagging floors. 

Garage

Another very important part of the exterior is the garage door.  It will be closely looked at to see if it opens and closes and its general safety will be reviewed too.

Plumbing

To check for the plumbing system of the house, every single faucet and shower will be examined to see if there are any leaks and to see if the water pressure is the right amount. This examination will also show if the house has old pipes. 

Electrical

The wiring of the house will be inspected in addition to testing every outlet. If there are safety issues regarding the circuit, they will be reported by the inspector.

Benefits of Home Inspection

Homeowner's Insurance

If you’re trying to get homeowners insurance, most of them will require you to have a home inspection before. Therefore, getting a home inspection will help you get your homeowner’s insurance approval.

No More Regrets

A proper home inspection will prevent regrets afterward. If you buy a house without a home inspection beforehand, soon you may notice that you have leaky faucets, a faulty electrical circuit, or an HVAC system that keeps breaking down, and soon you will understand you will need to pay thousands of dollars for the repair of all these systems.

Assists You in Making Ready for a Speedy, Profitable Sale

The home inspection process doesn’t only help the buyers, it will also help the sellers with their investments. Think about it, if you get a home inspection before deciding to sell your house, you will be aware of the problems with your house that might cause the customers from withdrawing their deal. If you know these in advance, you will be able to repair certain things and your house will be seen recently refurbished.

Negotiations on the purchase price

As the buyer, if you learn all the faults with the property, you can even try to renegotiate the price. Considering all the repairs and other controls, the seller may lower the cost, and this can help you save a great deal of money.

Know What To Expect

After the inspection, your home inspector will tell you about all the repairs you need to have if you buy the house. This way, you know what to expect cost-wise and maybe rethink your budget considering all the necessary improvements.

Reliable Home Inspection Process

A professional home inspection should be a part of your house-buying process if you want to handle every aspect of it correctly. To get a qualified house inspector in Atlanta, get in touch with Atlanta Property Inspections. Call us right away for any questions or concerns regarding the home inspection process.