Whether you are buying or selling a property home inspection services will be required at some point of time. Though traditionally property buyers have availed of the services of home inspection services, we also advise property sellers to also carry out home inspection services when they decide to sell their property. As a property seller, before you carry out the property transfer, it is extremely important to check whether the whole property is in order so that the deal does not get stalled at the last minute when the buyer carries out his own home inspection. And of course as a property buyer it is mandatory to conduct a home inspection when before signing on the dotted line. Not only does a home inspection report help the buyer in verifying that all the details that the seller has provided are in order, it also helps to keep a track of the current state of the property and the exact list of repairs and renovations that needs to be done within the property in the near future.

Having a proper list of these items can help property buyers and sellers during price negotiations and reduces or totally negates the risk of expensive repairs and renovations.

Home Inspection FAQ

What Services Are Included Under Home Inspection?

Home inspection is basically a service where some consultants enter a home that is on sale and check for problems and make a report of it and give it to the buyer. These services include a throrough checkup of various facilities that are included along with a property, such as:

  • Wiring – The various electric linings and electrical appliances in the residential property. In case, there is any malfunctioning in the electrical network or in any gadget or switch, then the inspector makes a note of these. The information could be either provided to the buyer or seller as per preference.
  • Plumbing – The water system that is present in the house could have some leakage, or a faucet or pipeline valve could be problematic.
  • Interiors – The furnishing or the décor of the house could need some sort of repair. The latch of the door, the marble tiling or the woodwork of the showcases could need a touchup. The whitewashing or paintjob are also checked by the inspectors
  • Miscellaneous – The inspector also checks the toilets, bathrooms and other less-noticeable accessories, like power backup or any other facilities that are not covered under the above are enlisted under this.

The buyer then passes the information on to property seller and tells him / her to repair or re-install these things before the buyer pays the final amount to buy the house.

Home Inspector Checking property

What Fixes Are Mandatory After A Home Inspection?

  • Cleaning up the exterior and fixing any major leaks or similar problems in the property.
  • Upgrading the accessories that violate general building and safety standards.
  • Provide provision for hiring another home inspector for a second opinion.

What Are Red Flags In A Home Inspection?

Potential red flags include evidences of water damage, structural defects, problems with the plumbing or electrical systems, as well as mould and pest infestations.

How Long Should A Home Inspection Take?

It takes about 2-2½ hours for an average home inspection session. Typically, it depends upon the size of the home and the number of rooms considering the time is used in checking more than 500 components in the average home.

Who can be present during a home inspection?

Buyers should decide who attends a home inspection and who is allowed to be present during the home inspection sessions. Furthermore, buyers should be allowed to bring friends, relatives, or their real estate agent along for the inspection. In other words, whoever can assess that all things are in order should be allowed to be present at the inspection site.

How Do You Decide Which Home Inspection Services You Should Choose?

“Googling” a service is one of the easiest options. As top real estate consultants we are often asked by our clients to refer a reputable home inspection provider to them. Which is why we have created this article to help our clients and website visitors make an informed opinion before deciding on hiring a home inspector. As with any other service it is always a good idea to choose a service provider that has been recommended by others. Since we are recommending the below service providers you can definitely trust their quality of work.

Property Inspectors India

Below are the top 10 home inspection services in India

1. MEAZUREMENT® – India’s First Home Inspection Startup.

Although it is still a startup, it is still one of the best in the business in Mumbai. The professionals who work here are truly professional and know their job, and show no signs of being the new kid on the block.  MEAZUREMENT® is known to provide an in-depth home inspection report which identifies more than 100 small and key issues.

Address

Plot No. 270 B/22 Sai shraddha chs behind Axis Bank Gorai 2, Borivali West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400091

Websitehttps://meazurement.com/

Click to call: +91 9820607875

2. HomeInspeKtor – Best Home Inspection service in Bangalore

Getting your flat inspected by HomeInspeKtor means money and effort saved. They are very professional and are known to check each and every corner and details of your property. They identify all the hidden issues and give a comprehensive report within two working days. It is a highly recommendable inspection service in Bengaluru for new home buyers. HomeInspeKtor also operates in Chennai.

Address

GF, SJR Park Vista, Off Haralur Road, Marathahalli – Sarjapur Rd, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560102

Website https://www.homeinspektor.com/

Click to call: +91 9820607875

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3. Nemmadi – Home Inspection and Property Inspection Service

The Nemmadi team is known to be extremely thorough in their job and identifies the smallest of snags in a property. Their reports are very detailed with easy tracking of evidence.  The developer or property owner does not need to make any extra effort to find out the problem points by themselves. The inspection team from Nemmadi possesses all the required tools. The human eye might miss them but not Nemmadi. The Nemmadi team operates very professionally when the property owner is not present on site, so they are the best option in Bengaluru for NRI buyers or sellers. They are very responsive and reply with detailed emails in a professional manner with timely inspection and report submission.

Address

Viswakarma, 491, E End Main Rd, Jayanagara 9th Block, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560069

Websitehttps://www.nemmadi.in/

Click to call: +91 9820607875

4. MACJ – A Buyer’s Choice Home Inspections

If your property destination is Kolkata then you should head for MACJ for your home inspection. It may seem like a unique concept to many old players in the real estate sector of Kolkata. But believe me, in a packed city like the Bengal capital, this service is highly relevant and time saving and their service is prompt and efficient.  They also have many branches all across the country.

Address

3rd floor, 30D, Jawaharlal Nehru Rd, Ballygunge, Kolkata, West Bengal 700016

Websitehttps://macj-abuyerschoice.com/

Click to call: +91 9820607875

Home Check Up Services India

5. Genext Services Company – Home Inspection Services

It is one of the best home inspection services in India. Headquartered in Gurugram, the services are being provided in collaboration with US multinational companies who have decades of experience in the field of home inspection. It has been touted as a service which is necessary from the viewpoint of buyers. It is also recognized by A-Buyers Choice Home Inspections (ABCHI) in India. N G Home inspection services have a trained and qualified Team, with state-of-the-art technology.  The inspection is carried out by software driven tools.  Their reports are not riddled with technical jargon and is quite easy to understand for the lay man.

Address

T4, 1401, SARE Homes, Sector 92, Gurugram, Haryana 122015

Websitehttps://genextinc-home-inspection-services.business.site/

Click to call: +91 9820607875

6. N G Home Inspections Services

N G Home Inspections Services is a franchisee of MACJ – A Buyers Choice inspection. The company started operations in Pune since December 2016. The team has successfully completed 75 + inspections for various builders, architects and individual home owners. The N G Home Inspections Services team is completely trained by InterNACHI. The team is well versed and trained in carrying out quality and safety checks for any kind of residential or commercial property. They are known for searching for minutest details of flaws in the properties and also problems with accessories and fit-outs.

Address

4/4, Yugay Mangal Complex,Near Archana Nagar, Ganeshnagar, Pune, Maharashtra  411004

Websitehttp://macj-abuyerschoice-nghis.com/

Click to call: +91 9820607875

Property Checkup Solutions Mumbai

7. PropCheckup – Best Home Inspection Company in Mumbai and Pune

PropCheckup was formally a part of the Meazurement group. It is one of India’s First Home Inspection startup. The company provides home inspection services in Mumbai, Pune, Navi Mumbai and other parts of India as well. PropCheckup’s inspection report covers the most intricate of faults or hidden issues like seepage, electrical faults, water leakage, wall dampening, carpet areas shortage and plumbing issues. Their customer list includes NRIs, HNIs and individuals who own luxury apartments, duplexes, penthouses etc.

Address

Shop No. 038, Xth Central Mall, above Kotak Bank, Mahavir Nagar, Kandivali West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400067

Websitehttps://propcheckup.com/

Click to call: +91 9820607875

8. Southern Inspection Services

Southern Inspection Services is one of the leading pioneers in the field of home inspection services. The team covers a variety of Non Destructive Testing services by the team instructed and trained by one of the top qualified technologist in the business of home inspection – Mr. K. Ravindran. The company has been operating and providing services for over two decades in Chennai and surrounding areas.

Address

No. 2, IInd Floor, Govindaraji Naicker Complex, Janaki Nagar, Arcot Road, Valasaravakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600087

Website – http://www.ndtsis.com/

Click to call: +91 9820607875

9. e-Ghar Home Inspection

e-Ghar Home Inspection is one of the leading third party inspection services in India. They are known to diligently check the property condition aided by their qualified quality inspectors. The services provided by e-Ghar Home Inspection are at par with those in Europe and the US. The inspectors are hired from certified civil engineering institutes for supervision. They inspect over 12 different categories like Finishing, Wood Work, Roofing etc. Post that, a “recommendations” list is prepared which helps their clients in confidently receiving a quality possession from the builders and seller. Their home inspection reports helps property buyers relieve the tension of structural and civil problems at least for the next ten years.

Address

LGF-16, Mark Mall, Sector 4B, Vasundhara, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh 201012

Link http://www.e-ghar.com/

Click to call: +91 9820607875

Home Inspector Services In India

10. Home Inspection Association of India (HIA)

A group of companies operating in the Home Inspection space across the country, namely, HomeInspeKtor, MACJ, CheckMyProp, Meazurements, e-Ghar, came together in Mumbai and launched the Home Inspection Association of India (HIA) on the 22nd of January 2018. All the members of  in India have taken up the responsibility of educating all new home owners about the benefits of home inspections and are working together to come up with operating, certification and affiliation guidelines for all home inspection companies in India.

Address

28/6, Third Floor, 8, Ho Chi Minh Sarani, Kolkata, West Bengal 700071

Website – http://hiai.in/

Click to call: +91 9820607875

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