Finding the cheapest price on a six-pack of Diet Coke is always good. But looking for the cheapest price on a service, particularly one as important as the condition of your most expensive purchase is always bad. Compare inspector credentials (training and experience) to determine who has the best qualifications. Compare what previous clients have to say Here first about their experiences with their previous home inspector.
I know that buying a home can be a stressful endeavor, and to add to the frustration it seems you are constantly writing an endless amount of checks to everyone that drains your spirit, let alone your wallet. I almost always know when someone is at their wits end and picking a home inspector by price; their very first question is,”What do you charge for a home inspection?”. I agree, that is a normal first question when we shop. It is our culture to compare prices. The cheapest price is like a badge of honor that invokes admiration from your peers.
The high cost of buying a home may tempt you to save money by skipping a home inspection or going with the cheapest inspector. Bad choice! An inspection by Pacific Crest Inspections may prove that your dream house is really a nightmare. Or, it can provide the ammunition you need to negotiate a fair price. Truth is, an inspection is likely the biggest bargain you’ll encounter buying a home, and the home inspector is the only person below who works exclusively for you. We know the homes in Anacortes, Bellingham, Burlington, Camano Island, Ferndale, Mount Vernon, Sedro Woolley and Oak Harbor which will help you when your evaluating the purchase of a new home.
Compare a home inspection to average closing costs for a $200,000 mortgage to a borrower putting 25% down. The inspection fee below is a typical one charged by Pacific Crest Inspections for a 1,200sqft home. Our fees varies based on house size, age and amenities.