Because of the size and scope of custom-built luxury homes and the complex concerns that may arise, these buyers routinely ask, “Which inspections do I need when purchasing a home?”
These houses require several since most of the homes are constructed on a large site with possible drainage issues, a large number of mature specimen trees, and may have a sizable swimming pool with spa that incorporates sophisticated pumps and waterfalls. The home itself may have an expansive footprint, which means multiple heating and cooling zones, lots of windows and doors, a big roof area that may have cracked tiles and interior challenges, from mold to leaks and unwanted pests. It also may have problems with high-tech electronics systems for media equipment, complex lighting programs and safety systems, from burglar to fire and water.
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