Pacific Crest Offers a number of different types of Inspections

  • Comprehensive – This is also called a Buyer’s Inspection and is is a complete roof to basement detailed inspections. This inspection will cover between 800 to 1,000 inspection points within a house. The major areas are listed below. Typically this inspection will take about 2-3 hours to complete. The pricing on this inspection varies based on the size and age of the property. Call us for pricing @360-588-6956.

  • Condo – The major focus of this inspection is the interior walls, systems and components inside the condominium being inspected. The inspector will also do a visible inspection of the exterior to alert the client as to major visible defects which could effect the cost of ownership. More
  • New Construction – A new construction inspection is quite different from a full house inspection. This inspections looks for unfinished items, poor workmanship, improper grading and poor insulation as well as many other areas. Call for details and pricing. Click here to learn more about new construction inspections.
  • Warranty Inspections – This type of inspection is performed prior to the expiration of your home warranty, usually at 11 months. It is used to take advantage of the features and benefits of your home warranty to assure that necessary repairs guaranteed under your warranty are executed should a damage or problems be discovered.
  • Siding Inspection – We specialize in LP composite type siding and EIFS investigations. We are certified by NEFSI and have years of experience with siding products. We are frequently called in to provide “second opinions”
  • Commercial Inspections – We offer inspections on Apartment Buildings, Strip Malls, Retail/Factor/Warehouse, Office Building, Bank/Office Building, and Clinic/Hospitals. Click here for more or call for information and pricing.
  • Periodic Maintenance Inspections – This type of inspection is performed every two years to assure the health of your family and the safety of your real estate investment. Periodic Maintenance Inspections are necessary to assure the integrity of your structure in-between storms and droughts, to identify possible indoor issues (such as water leaks, CO, mold), to check the building’s integrity that may compromised by cracked beams or foundations, to visually inspect for wood-destroying insects, and more. Any these situations can contribute to decrease home value or pose a physical risk to your family if not identified in time.
  • Investigative Inspections – This type of inspection is most-often used when a homeowner feels that a problem may exist. For example, you may want to engage in an Investigative Inspection wind storm, flood, if you experience and odd smell in your home that cannot be identified, or if you notice unusual pest and insect activity. In many cases, Investigative Inspections can help homeowners to catch problems before they become an expensive or irreversible liability.

Areas Inspected

Components Full House Condo New House Final
Siding, Trim
Windows, Doors
Decks, Balcony, Patio
Roof Structure, Roof Covering
Gutters and Downspouts
Walkways, Driveways
Walls, Ceilings
Central Heating
Central Air Conditioning
Water Heater
Electrical System

Why a Pre-Listing Inspection?

A professional pre-listing inspection report is a great sales tool. It sets your home apart from the thousands on the market. The more information prospective buyers have, the more thought they might give to purchasing the property. Everyone in the transaction benefits by having a Pacific Crest inspection performed and in this changing market will help your property have that competitive edge Click here to see a sample report

  • It helps you establish a realistic asking price with your sellers.
  • Buyers are more likely to make offers and pay asking price or minimize negotiations when more thorough credible disclosure is offered.
  • It establishes buyer confidence and trust.
  • It minimizes risk liability for you and your sellers.
  • It discloses significant problems and allows the option of repairing or simply disclosing to potential buyers prior to making their offers, after you establish the most reasonable cost to repair and negotiate.
  • Knowing what the significant defects are and making selective repairs can enhance the value of the property and make it a more attractive option for potential buyers in this buyer’s market.
  • You stay in control and establish a reputation for having smoother, less stressful transactions.

Our report format is specifically enhanced for listing inspections.

  • It is very user friendly, thorough, well organized and easy to read.
  • Enlargeable photos make it very clear and easy for anyone to understand.
  • Comments are specifically designed to educate rather than alarm the reader.
  • The report is absolutely unbiased, thus ensuring credibility, buyer confidence and trust.