How We Can Help First-Time Homebuyers

January 19, 2019 | Residential Inspections

Buying a new home for the first time can certainly be a stressful and overwhelming experience. Here at HomePro Inspections, we offer the experience, professionalism, and dedication to help ensure that your first home is safe for you and your family via our affordable yet extensive residential inspection services. Here’s a quick look at who we are and how we can help first-time homebuyers in the Jacksonville area.

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Client Protection Expert Designation Lunch and Learn

January 4, 2019 | Featured

Looking for a personal marketing advantage for your real estate career in 2019?The Client Protection Expert Certification (CPE) is a designation for Real Estate Professionals throughout the U.S. and Canada that have shown proficiency in Home Inspection practices and standards, home warranty coverage issues, and general risk reduction practices for clients in regards to property condition Issues. Hosted locally and sponsored by HomePro Inspections in a small group classroom setting, the CPE program is about your being able to demonstrate to potential customers that you are there to guide them before, during and after the sale! THIS IS A 2-HOUR LUNCH & LEARN, WITH MULTIPLE DATES OFFERED.  All costs, training and administration are FREE to you! Upon successful completion, you will be granted full use of the CPE designation, and you will receive a Certificate of Completion from Home Inspection University.For a list of event dates and locations — and for … Continued

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Is a Home Warranty Plan Right for You?

December 19, 2018 | Home Inspections

Buying a new home can be very exciting – but also potentially risky. Purchasing a new home always comes with the potential risk of unexpected costs that catch the homebuyer off-guard and can lead to serious financial consequences. Fortunately, through our partnership with Residential Warranty Services, HomePro Inspections offers Home Warranty Plans for 12 and 18 months, offering an added layer of insurance and protection for homebuyers. Here’s all you need to know about these plans.

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HOME INSPECTION CHECKLIST: Do You Have Everything You Need?

December 10, 2018 | *Home Inspection Checklist (Do you have everything you need?)

Whether you’re buying a new home, putting yours on the market, or you just want a ‘once over’ homeowner’s maintenance inspection – a comprehensive inspection by HomePro Inspections LLC is undeniably essential to your peace of mind.  But you should also be aware that some inspections may also be required by certain lenders &/or homeowner’s insurance companies.  To ensure that you have everything you need, we recommend that you take a moment to review the information below.HomePro proudly offers a variety of inspection services which can accompany your comprehensive home inspection.  Plus, we are happy to offer discounted prices when bundling multiple services together!  Be sure to contact us to find out how to get the most value for the least amount of money! WDO Inspection (Florida only):  “Wood Destroying Organisms; AKA “termite inspection”A WDO Inspection is recommended to be completed during due diligence.  HomePro will inspect for visible and accessible evidence of infestation or … Continued

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What Every Realtor Should Know About InspectedHouses.com

December 6, 2018 | Featured

Move over, Zillow! There’s a new Sheriff in town!Behind every great business is a team of hard-working people whose daily efforts and contributions are essential to achieving success! For home inspectors, REALTORS are an important part of that team. Quite simply put – the better you do, the better we do… and that is very much a two-way street!When we provide our superior services to clients during a pre-listing inspection, it makes your job EASIER. Knowing more about houses prior to negotiating offers means less worrying about deals falling through due to unknown deficiencies traditionally found during the buyer’s inspection!Because our successes are intertwined, we are extremely excited to partner with you on a new adventure to help get your listings sold!Through joint marketing efforts, we are able to utilize the services of InspectedHouses.com to expand the reach of your listings, and generate a higher number of serious leads for you! … Continued

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3 Reasons You Should Choose HomePro for Your Inspection Needs

November 25, 2018 | Commercial Inspections

Choosing the right inspector for your home or business isn’t something to be done lightly. The safety of your family, or your employees and customers, depends on having a home or business that’s in top condition and always up to code. That’s why you should always choose HomePro Inspections for your inspection needs. But what truly sets HomePro Inspections apart from the rest? Here’s a look at just that!

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Featured Inspector: Larry Newland

November 23, 2018 | Around Town

How the heck does a Certified Master Inspector who grew up in South Florida wanting to be a rock star end up as an offshore power boat racer hanging out with Oprah? Larry Newland is a Certified Master Inspector, loves being a home inspector, and works almost exclusively by referral as a Certified Master Inspector….but that was NOT the man’s original plan! Just like many young guys growing up in the 1950’s our featured HomePro Inspections certified master inspector, Larry, wanted to be a Rock and Roll Star! By the age of 13 with guitar in hand he started the rock and roll band “The Coachmen”. The Coachmen played together for more than a dozen years in venues all around South Florida.

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Frequently Asked Questions (and answers!) from HomePro Inspections

November 20, 2018 | *Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

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

November 20, 2018 | *Sample Reports

  At HomePro Inspections, we pride ourselves on exceeding the expectations of our clients.  We are happy to offer scheduling 7 days per week, and we have staff available 24/7 to assist you!  Additionally, here are a few amazing features of our distinguished services: We have over 25 years of experience!We have performed over 25,000 inspections!We provide over $25,000 in warranty protection, including 5-year roof leak protection, and eligibility for an 18-Month RWS Home Warranty! Please feel free to look through some of the links below, so you can preview our comprehensive inspection reports!  We encourage you to do your research, check reviews, and learn why YOU should choose HomePro Inspections for all of your home inspection needs.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 … Continued

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Buying a Fixer-Upper?

November 16, 2018 | Featured

With home prices and interest rates still low across the country, and inventories high, it’s a great time to be in the market for a fixer-upper. By buying a house that needs some work, you can achieve your dream home for less than you would probably pay for a move-in-ready abode. Make sure you get your home inspected prior to purchasing it by HomePro Inspections. To ensure you’re making the most of your investment, however, it pays to take a look at your credit before you buy and begin your remodel. You’ll not only need credit to cover the purchase price of the house, but you’ll need it for renovation expenses as well.

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