When buying a home, there are several services you may need, but may never have shopped for before. Here’s a short list of vendors that some of our customers have used in the past. Contact us if you have questions, or need additional resources.
A home inspection will help you avoid any nasty surprises after moving into your new home. Even if your buying new construction, a home inspection can be a valuable tool in creating your punch list. Pricing is anywhere from about $250 – $500, depending on square footage.
Pillar to Post – Joe Farrell | 904.834.1001
BiltRite | 904.262.9855
Elite Inspectors | 904.724.7200
An inspection for Wood Destroying Organisms (WDO) aims to detect not just destructive insects (termites, powder post beetles, etc.), but also any wood decay fungi in the home. Costs for a WDO inspection range from $150 – $400+, depending on size of the home/type of inspection.
Bugout | 904.562.6093
Turner Pest Control | 904.355.5300
Getting pre-approved for a home loan means you’ll know exactly how much house you can afford. You’ll also be ready to move quickly and make an offer on a house you like, and a pre-approved buyer is often more attractive to home sellers.