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  • I Have Happy Clients
    Yes. I have conducted numerous inspections. I have clients who are my neighbors in my network. Feel free to check out my 5-start ratings, client testimonials, and Google Reviews.
  • I Am a Certified Professional Inspector CPI®
    I am a member of InterNACHI®, the world's leading organization of certified inspectors. I am a Certified Professional Inspector CPI®. I take 24 hours of Continuing Education every year to maintain my certification as a home inspector. I am certified in numerous other types of inspections.
  • I Provide Exceptional Service
    My goal is to provide you with the most exceptional service of greatest value to you. If you hire me, I will give you the right information you need in order to make the best decisions. This may be the most important decision and biggest investment that you'll ever make. And I'm honored to help you at this moment. I will show you how your home works, how to maintain it, and how to save home energy. I will show you everything that I inspect, and everything that you should know about the home or building. I will provide you with an inspection report that is easy-to-read and clear-to-understand. It will have a short summary report included. I will provide you with a 100-page home maintenance book, which will include information on what a house problem looks like before it becomes a major defect. It will explain how to make home repairs yourself. It will also provide you with home maintenance checklist - things to do at every seasons of the year. I will infrared camera, which allows me to see things that you can't see. I will also use a moisture meter, GFCI and AFCI tester, crawlspace gear, and a drone. I will invite you to join my network of clients who are my neighbors. And I make myself available to my clients at anytime, particularly when they experience a problem with their house. Welcome to the neighborhood.
  • We Inspect Homes and Buildings
    We inspect everything according to the Home Inspection Standards of Practice. And that includes systems and components from the foundation to the top of the roof and everything in between. We can also check for indications of moisture intrusion, water leaks, and material defects. If we find anything wrong, we'll show it to you, explain what the problem is, and why it should be corrected. We may also make recommendations for qualified contractors to take a closer look and make repairs.
  • We Offer Many Different Types of Inspections
    We provide residential and commercial property inspections. We perform inspections according to a Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics. We also provide additional types of inspections, including: Wood-Destroying Organism (Termite) Inspections Healthy Homes Inspections Pool & Spa Inspections And more.
  • We Inspect Everything Listed Here
    We inspect everything listed in the Home Inspection Standards of Practice, which is available by visiting www.nachi.org/sop.
  • Just Four Things
    Buying a home? The process can be stressful. A home inspection is supposed to give you peace of mind, but often has the opposite effect. You will be asked to absorb a lot of information in a short time. This often includes a written report, a checklist, photographs, environmental reports, and what the inspector himself says during the inspection. All this, combined with the seller's disclosure and what you notice yourself, makes the experience even more overwhelming. What should you do? Relax. Most of your inspection will be maintenance recommendations, life expectancies for various systems and components, and minor imperfections. These are useful to know about. However, the issues that really matter will fall into four categories: major defects. An example of this would be a structural failure; things that lead to major defects, such as a small roof-flashing leak, for example; things that may hinder your ability to finance, legally occupy, or insure the home; and safety hazards, such as an exposed, live buss bar at the electrical panel. Anything in these categories should be addressed. Often, a serious problem can be corrected inexpensively to protect both life and property (especially in categories 2 and 4). Most sellers are honest and are often surprised to learn of defects uncovered during an inspection. Realize that sellers are under no obligation to repair everything mentioned in the report. No home is perfect. Keep things in perspective. Do not kill your deal over things that do not matter. It is inappropriate to demand that a seller address deferred maintenance, conditions already listed on the seller's disclosure, or nit-picky items.
  • Material Defects in the Summary Report
    We recommend that you read and understand the entire inspection report and ask question about anything you find in the report. I am responsible for writing in the inspection report the defects that I both observe during the inspection and deem (or consider) to be material. A material defect is very serious and must be further evaluated and corrected immediately by a qualified contractor or professional. I will put those material defects into the summary report. The summary report is not the entire inspection report.
  • A Real Estate Agent's Duty
    This is written for the real estate professional. The seller has accepted your clients' offer and now, with your help, your clients must choose a home inspector. Should you steer them toward the inspector who writes the softest reports? Should you steer them toward the inspector who pays to be on your office's preferred vendor list? Should you help them find the cheapest inspector? The answers to these questions are of course No, No, and Hell, no. You have a fiduciary duty to your client and, therefore, must recommend the very best inspectors. If you recommend a patty-cake inspector, an inspector who indirectly pays for your recommendation, or a cheap inspector, you violate your fiduciary duty to your client. The National Association of REALTORs defines your duties in their Code of Ethics. Article 1 requires you to protect and promote your clients' interests. Article 6 requires you to disclose any financial benefit you may receive from recommending related real estate services (this also includes any benefit to your broker). Because most real estate agents get paid only if the real estate transaction successfully takes place, your personal interests and your fiduciary duties already conflict. Don't make your situation any worse. The best way to avoid negligent referral claims, to operate ethically, and to fulfill your fiduciary duty is to help your client find an inspector based solely on merit. And although no real estate agent can guarantee the thoroughness of any particular inspector, there is a strong correlation between an inspector's fees and his/her competence (in other words, you get what you pay for). Helping your client find a cheap inspector for the purchase of their lifetime is a violation of your fiduciary duty. When in doubt, shop price, and seek out the most expensive inspectors for your clients.
  • Read the Inspector's Promise
    Choosing the right home inspector can be difficult. Unlike most professionals you hire, you probably won't meet me until our appointment. Furthermore, different inspectors have varying qualifications, equipment, experience, reporting methods, and pricing. Ultimately, a thorough home inspection depends heavily on the individual inspector’s own effort. If you honor me by permitting me to inspect your new home, I guarantee that I will give you my very best effort. This, I promise you.
  • Read the Standards, Agreement, Report, and Book
    Please read the Home Inspection Standards of Practice (www.nachi.org/sop), the Code of Ethics (www.nachi.org/code_of_ethics), the home inspection agreement that we sign before we begin the home inspection at the property, the entire inspection report(s) and not just the summary, and the InterNACHI® home maintenance book that I will give you at the end of the inspection.
  • Understand the Inspector's Responsibility
    The home inspector is not an expert but a generalist. The home inspector can inspect a home and report upon the home’s condition as it was at the time of the inspection. That is the main responsibility of the home inspector. The most important thing for a homeowner to understand is that things will break. As time goes on, parts of the house will wear out, break down, deteriorate, leak, or simply stop working. A home inspection does not include predictions of future events, house warranties, or guarantees that nothing will ever go wrong. Future events (such as roof leaks, water intrusion, plumbing leaks, and heating failures) are not within the scope of a home inspection and are not the responsibility of the home inspector. Who’s responsible? The homeowner. The home inspection and report are based on the observations made on the date of the inspection, and not a prediction of future conditions. The home inspection will not reveal every issue that exists or ever could exist, but only those material defects observed on the date of the inspection.
  • How much is an average home inspection in Florida?
    On average, home inspection costs range between $325 to $450+ in Florida. The prices vary from place to place, depending on the property's size and the type of inspection you're performing. You can hire an inspector to check the property and draw a report.
  • How much does a 4-point home inspection cost in Florida?
    The typical 4-point inspection cost is around $125 dollars for our service areas. These inspections are usually conducted at the request of the insurance provider for homes more than 30 years old, although each company has their own criteria.
  • What is included in a Florida home inspection?
    Home's Exterior: Involves examination of foundation, walls, garage, roof, grading, drainage, stairways, driveways, walkways, doors, windows, patio, deck, balconies, and fence. Home's Interior: Involves inspection of the plumbing system, electrical system, HVAC, basement, ceiling, floor, kitchen, and attic.
  • How long does a home inspection take in Florida?
    A typical inspection lasts 2 to 3 hours. While you're encouraged to be at the inspection and ask questions, you also want to give the inspector an opportunity to focus on the home and their findings!

Choyces Inspection LLC

1706 Seminole Palms Dr.

Lake Worth, FL 33463

Mon- Sun 9am-6pm

(561) 951-2385

choycesinspections@gmail.com
 

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