Heimer Engineering New York pre-purchase home, building, condo, and co‑op inspection

Home, Building, Condo, and
Co-op Engineering Inspections

Home, Building, Condo,
and Co-op Inspections
by Licensed Engineers

Analysis Only an Engineer Offers

Home, Building, Condo, and Co-op Inspections
in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx,
Staten Island, Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland,
Putnam, and Westchester

An Engineer's inspection, a home and building inspection, and a termite inspection are included.  You receive an onsite report, a comprehensive written report, and a termite report, all included in the fee you are quoted.

The Licensed Engineer Inspectors of Heimer Engineering perform pre-purchase home, building, condo, and co-op inspections in the Metro New York area.

Five Reasons to Choose
a Licensed Engineer

New York Professional Engineer pre-purchase home inspections, building inspections, condo inspections, and co-op inspectionsAre you using a non-Engineer to perform the pre-purchase inspection on the real estate that you may purchase?  Consider the following:

  1. Under New York law, only a Licensed Engineer can assess structural integrity, sufficiency of electrical service or heating, etc.  An Inspector who is not an Engineer cannot advise you about structural soundness.
  2. You gain much, and loose nothing, by choosing a Licensed Engineer.  A Professional Engineer does everything that a Home Inspector does, and more.
  3. Becoming a Licensed Engineer requires a minimum of four years of Engineering College and four years of relevant experience with Building Codes, Engineering Standards, passing two Engineering exams, etc.  A Licensed Engineer is also required to take continuing education to keep up-to-date.  A New York Licensed Home Inspector only needs to take only a 140-hour class, which is the equivalent of one month of training.
  4. State of New York Licensed Professional Engineer IDA Licensed Engineer assesses the systems of a building, and how they work together.  A building has a structural system, a heating system, an electrical system, a plumbing system, etc.  Both the function and the interaction of these systems must be evaluated.  A non-Engineer can just describe what is visible.  No assessment is made of how the systems work together.
  5. The Licensed Engineer's training and experience help him detect deficiencies that a non-Engineer would miss.  Engineers are, by training and experience, problem solvers.  An Engineer can analyze areas of concern and provide you with reliable recommendations.

Section 197-4.2 of the State of New York home inspector law requires home inspectors to have the following wording in the pre-inspection agreement:

Home inspectors are not permitted to provide engineering or architectural services.

THINK about the above restriction and why it is required when choosing who should inspect the home, building, condo, or co-op you are considering purchasing.

Remember, with Heimer Engineering, you receive a home/building inspection, Engineering inspection, and termite inspection with no extra fees.

Compare an Engineer and a Home Inspector

Pre-Purchase Inspections

Pre-Purchase InspectionsDuring the inspection, the Licensed Engineer examines and analyzes (as appropriate based on the building):

Contact Heimer Engineering 24/7

Heimer Engineering New York pre-purchase home, building, condo, and co‑op inspectionsOur staff is happy to assist you and answer your questions.  To set up an appointment for a pre-purchase inspection, or to find out about other Engineering services or expert court testimony, click below for a contact form, send us an email, text us at 660 200 9155, or call 800.605.1500.  If no staff member is in the office, leave a message. Remember to ask about a web discount. 

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Heimer Engineering serves the Metro New York area, including New York City (Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, Staten Island), Long Island (Nassau County, Suffolk County), and Upstate New York (Rockland County, Putnam County, and Westchester County).

Heimer Engineering respects your privacy.  Some inspection firms share information with insurance, landscaping, snow removal, home maintenance, moving, cable, mortgage, and other companies.  Some inspection firms sell email lists of their clients.  These practices are unethical.  You will not receive phone calls or solicitation emails from third parties as a result of providing personal information.

In the event of a life-threatening emergency (fire, building in danger of collapse, facade with loose bricks, debris falling from a building, gas leak, carbon monoxide detector that is alerting to a hazard, etc.) do not call Heimer Engineering.  If there is a life-threatening emergency or other hazardous condition, call 911.  Emergency situations need to be handled immediately by first-responders who can evacuate buildings, contact appropriate utility companies to have the utilities shut off, and take other steps necessary to preserve life.

Heimer Engineering New York pre-purchase home, building, condo, and co‑op inspectionInspections are performed only after the client signs a pre-inspection agreement.  The use of this website is governed by our Terms of Use.  This website is made available for informational purposes, and does not represent a professional opinion of your particular situation.

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Heimer Engineering performs home inspections, building inspections, condominium inspections, and co-op inspections in the State of New York.  We do not perform inspections or recommend Inspectors or Engineers in the areas outside of the State of New York.  We also provide Licensed Professional Engineer consultation services including hurricane and storm damage and damage from adjoining constructionExpert witness services are provided regarding playground injuries, parking lot, walkway, and stairway slip, trip, and fall.

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