Formed in 1994, Magnum Inspections Inc. is a home inspection company specializing in inspections of existing residential homes in Broward and Palm Beach counties.
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Formed in 1994, Magnum Inspections Inc. is a home inspection company specializing in inspections of existing residential homes in Broward and Palm Beach counties. Your inspector is a member of the Independent Home Inspectors of North America.
With over 6,000 successful single family home/condominium inspections with in the South Florida area, let Magnum Inspections Inc. help you decide if your potential property is a sound investment.
One of the most important things you, as a potential home buyer should know, is what type of inspection report you are paying for. Is it a check list, that after you have read it, you are no better off than before you got the inspection done? Is it a narrative that reads like War and Peace, and after a half hour of reading minutia, you throw the report aside, never to be seen again?
At Magnum Inspections you get a combination of a list of items inspected and a brief narrative. You also get pictures of all defects as well as some items you should be aware of. Always ask for a sample of your potential inspectors inspection report. After all, you are paying for his expertise and the finished product. If you can't understand the report, what good is it?
See here for a sample inspection report: Sample Inspection Report
Magnum Inspections Inc. specific areas of expertise are the inspection of older homes. Homes built in the 50s, 60s, and 70s are the most interesting homes to inspect. They are also the homes with the most potential for problems.
Common issues with homes of this age are faulty plumbing, outdated and inadequate electric service, roof failures, and structural issues. It is important that your inspector has experience in these areas in order to spot the failures and make recommendations for repairs.