Frequently Asked Questions (and answers!) from HomePro Inspections

November 15, 2018 | Home Inspections

Are you licensed? Do you have insurance? What kind of report will I get? Can I pay you at closing? Do you do repair work? How long does a HomePro inspection take? How do you get into the home? Do I have to attend the inspection? Is a home inspection required when I buy a home? What is the difference between an appraisal and a home inspection? Can the home “fail” a home inspection? If the report is favorable, did I really need an inspection? The utilities are off at the home I need inspected; can HomePro still conduct my inspection? The seller had a home inspection before listing the home for sale – why can’t I just use that inspection to make my decision? My agent gave me a previous buyer’s inspection report; why can’t I just use that instead of paying for another inspection? As an astute and … Continued

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What to Expect from an Inspection by HomePro? (Sample Reports)

November 15, 2018 | Featured

  At HomePro Inspections, we pride ourselves on exceeding the expectations of our clients.  You will find that we offer a much different service than many other home inspectors out there.  We encourage you to do your research, check reviews, and learn why YOU should choose HomePro Inspections for all of your home inspection needs.We also invite you to view some of our Sample Reports below, so you can see what you can expect from an inspection by HomePro!GENERALSample HomePro Report – Early 1990s HomeSample HomePro Report – Plantation Home w/Screened-in Pool OLD / LARGE HOMESSample HomePro Report – 1920s Historic HomeSample HomePro Report – 10,000+ sqft home SMALLER HOMESSample HomePro Report – Mobile HomeSample HomePro Report – Condo NEW CONSTRUCTIONSample HomePro Report – Phase 1 Pre-Slab InspectionSample HomePro Report – Phase 2 Pre-Drywall / Framing & Mechanicals InspectionSample HomePro Report – Phase 3 Final InspectionSample HomePro Report – Phase 4 Warranty Inspection Contact us … Continued

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What’s the Best Floor for Your High-Traffic Home?

November 9, 2018 | Featured

From high-heeled shoes to dog paws and kitchen spills, your home’s flooring faces tough challenges every day. When it comes to choosing a floor that will stand up to today’s hyper-active households, experts recommend laminate for its low-maintenance, realistic beauty and durability. But savvy shoppers should keep in mind that not all laminates are created equal, especially when it comes to long-term performance. HomePro Inspections provides quality home inspection services to the Jacksonville area.

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When Upgrading Technology, Don’t Forget Your Everyday Items

November 2, 2018 | Energy Audits

Technology has changed so much, so quickly, that it might be difficult to remember how you lived life prior to carrying around a cell phone, having a tablet computer or, for that matter, multiple remotes to turn on all the electronic devices at home. But many homeowners, who have integrated technology into other aspects of their lives, still ignore one everyday object that is very likely completely out of date – their toilets. HomePro Inspections provides quality environmental assessment services to the Jacksonville area.

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What Is the HomePro Advantage?

October 27, 2018 | Commercial Inspections

When it comes to making sure your home is in good order, you can’t trust just any real estate inspection company out there. You and your family’s safety is at stake, requiring only the most experienced and seasoned professionals for the task of making sure your home passes muster.This is where the HomePro Advantage comes in. But just what exactly is the HomePro Advantage? What can it do for your own home? It’s our unique mix of professionalism, experience, dedication, and wide selection of services that set us apart here at HomePro Inspections. Read on to find out more!

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Chinese Drywall Discovered by Jacksonville Home Inspector Wally Conway

October 26, 2018 | Environmental Services

Chinese drywall is not just a problem of the past! I found this warehouse full of Chinese Drywall in the fall of 2011, it is laying in wait to end up in your home! HomePro Inspections provides environmental assessments and home inspections to the Jacksonville area. If you would like to be sure that there is not Chinese drywall in your home, no matter when it was built, you can get more information by contacting our office at (904) 268-8211.

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How to Turn Your First Home into a Decorator’s Showcase

October 19, 2018 | Featured

Whether you’ve signed a lease agreement or purchased a house, moving into your first home is an exciting time. For many people, it’s their first opportunity to express their personal style by decorating their own space. Whatever your taste – contemporary or classic, modern or rustic – you want your first home’s interior decor to look polished and put-together. And you’d probably rather not spend a bundle achieving that look. Do-it-yourself home decor is popular for exactly those reasons. By doing the design and implementation yourself, you can save a lot of money. Plus, many people find that doing it themselves makes decorating their homes an even more personal and rewarding experience. HomePro Inspections provides quality home inspections to the Jacksonville area.

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Simple Water-Saving Tips Can Have a Big Impact on Your Wallet

October 12, 2018 | Environmental Services

The average household spends as much as $500 per year on its water and sewer bill, but by making just a few simple changes to use water more efficiently, you could save approximately $170 per year and help the environment, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. HomePro Inspections provides environmental assessments and home inspections to the Jacksonville area.

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The Savvy Agent: Increase Your Referrals-Eliminate Liability

October 9, 2018 | What's Wally Reading?

TWO TOP TOPICS DISCUSSED BY REAL ESTATE AGENTS ARE:HOW TO INCREASE REFERRALS, AND HOW TO ELIMINATE LIABILITY.FINALLY, A CLEAR AND SIMPLE PLAN TO DO BOTH!Exposure to risk and associated liability tends to center around the subject of lawsuits.  Truth be told, the number of actual lawsuits filed against real estate agents is quite low.  And of those the number of suits with merit such that a payment is quite is minuscule.If the facts support the idea that the real risk of a lawsuit is quite low and the risk of a payout even lower, why then is there such concern about lawsuits?The real risk faced by real estate agents is NOT that of being sued.  The real risk is in the damage done to future referrals by the feelings of the customer that the agent has not served them well.Nathan Thornberry grew up in the risk management business.  Nathan is … Continued

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The Secret Sauce of NXT Level!

October 5, 2018 | Real Estate Info

LEARN TO GENERATE LEADS FROM THE MODELS OF SUCCESSThe NXT Level Agent LIVE Event — Featuring National Real Estate Marketing Guru,Nathan Thornberry — is Coming to Jacksonville on Monday, October 22nd,and YOUR FREE TICKETS Are Waiting to be Claimed!Nothing is more important to building a successful real estate business than the ability to generate leads. No matter if you choose to specialize in listings or love working with buyers, having a boundless supply of qualified leads is golden.Most top-producing agents study the success of other agents, and —based on a blend of those success models— build a business of their own design.Studying the models of success that others have succeeded with is important, and it would be foolish not to learn from them.Looking beyond real estate agent success, there is an interesting place to study lead generation that is seldom considered: The lead generation model of the most successful home … Continued

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