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Thorough knowledge of items addressed in report. Home inspector was able to communicate any issues found with buyer and help explain the different items and their severity.

Sean Heenan
Roswell, 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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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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Have used Atlanta Property Inspections several times for my buyers.  Their team is always very thorough and educational for the new home owners.  Much information is shared about past/current codes, potential issues and how to have the issues repaired.  I will continue to use Atlanta Property Inspectors for future inspections, and my clients have been very happy with their services as well!

Michael Crawford
Sandy Springs, GA
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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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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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Atlanta Property Inspections came to do a pre-purchasing inspection on a home my husband and  I plan to buy! We had a very short due diligence period, but that was no issue for these guys. They fit us in their schedule on very short notice and were such a pleasure to work with. Cary and Riley came to do the inspection and did a fantastic job walking us through the inspection to let us know what they found, and suggestions on how to fix all of the issues! Shout out to Cary, for answering all of our questions and having such a great personality! We truly appreciate you guys taking the time to help us through such a very stressful time. We HIGHLY recommend this company!

Emily Kerns
Atlanta, 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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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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27 2022

Home Inspections vs. Code Inspections

Are you in the process of buying or selling a house and need to know whether its mechanical, plumbing, electrical and structural system is in good condition? Then it's important to hire reliable home inspectors that can perform this vital task accurately. The specialists at Atlanta Property Inspections offer premium home inspection services for local property owners, real estate professionals, and potential buyers. Are you unsure about whether you should be hiring home inspectors or relying solely on building code inspectors employed by the government? Many people aren't aware of the differences between these two types of inspections. Here is a quick overview of what these inspections can provide, so you can make the best decision for your property.

The Role of a Building Code Inspector

A building code inspector is an employee of the government who can inspect properties and enforce the current building codes for that particular county or city. They play an essential role in ensuring that newly constructed homes and commercial buildings are built according to the appropriate standards so that the community itself can remain safe. They can assist with building permits, issue a Certificate of Occupancy, and condemn properties. However, the building code inspection will only ensure that the building meets the minimum standards. They do not check for the level of workmanship, evaluate properties for real estate transactions, or thoroughly inspect the electrical, plumbing, or mechanical systems that are essential to the value or efficiency of the property.

What Do Home Inspectors Do?

A professional home inspection will go above and beyond what a basic building code inspection can offer. The home inspection process will look at the finer details and ensure that the vital aspects of your property's construction are of sound condition. During the appointment, your inspector should thoroughly examine the following:

  • Roof
  • Exterior Walls, Decks, Balconies, Patios, and Steps
  • HVAC System
  • Foundation, Basement, and Crawlspaces
  • Plumbing System
  • Electrical System
  • Ventilation, Insulation, and Attic
  • Windows, Doors, and Interior
  • Termites and Pest Control Issues
  • Fireplace
  • And More

Advantages of Investing in a Professional Home Inspection

Whether you are a home buyer, real estate professional, or construction company, it is always a good idea to invest in the services of a professional home inspector. Doing so will ensure that your property surpasses the minimum standards and is properly evaluated for its value, longevity, and safety. This is essential for homeowners who want to make sure that their new investment will provide the long-term results they want for their family. Home inspections can also assist real estate investors who want to minimize legal issues and future frustrations by ensuring that the property they are selling or renting is in top condition.

Do You Need a Reliable Home Inspection in the Atlanta, GA, Area? Give Us a Call

Are you ready to invest in a professional home inspection service? If so, then there's no need to wait. Call the specialists at Atlanta Property Inspections today. Our experienced local home inspectors are ready to help improve the safety and value of your Atlanta, Georgia, area property. Contact our office for more details about our home inspection process or to schedule an upcoming appointment.