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

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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.  You receive four reports: an onsite verbal report, an onsite written report, an emailed written report, and a termite report.  Call 800.605.1500 if you have questions.  We are happy to help you.Smile

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You typically have 5 to 10 business days to have a pre-purchase inspection performed.You depend on the pre-purchase inspection to provide you with important information to help you decide on purchasing real estate.  You typically have 5 to 10 business days to have a pre-purchase inspection performed.  Once the inspector arrives on the site, you have to decide if he or she is capable of performing the inspection.

There are no do-overs if the inspector who performs the inspection does not perform the inspection to your satisfaction.  It is important to chose the Inspector wisely.  You need to know not only what the inspection costs, but what is included and what limitations exist.

Choosing the wrong inspector may save money now, but the real expense is in the future.  The wrong inspector could allow you to buy the proverbial money pit.

We strive to achieve the highest ethical standards.  As Licensed Engineers, every effort is made to provide information that allows you to be an informed consumer.

  1. Some inspection firms do not tell you the inspection limitations until the inspector arrives at the siteSome inspection firms do not tell you the inspection limitations until the inspector arrives at the site.  Heimer Engineering does not deceive clients to get them to make appointments.
  2. All pre-purchase inspections have the same limitations, yet some inspection firms hide these limitations.  Heimer Engineering discloses the limitations on our website and in the report, including placing the pre-inspection agreement on our website so you can understand the limitations of any pre-purchase inspection.  Limitations are inherent in any pre-purchase inspection.

    ➜ Pre-Inspection Agreement
  3. Some inspection firms imply that they include an environmental inspection, when all they offer is the same visual inspection Heimer Engineering provides.Some inspection firms imply that they include an environmental inspection, when all they offer is the same visual inspection Heimer Engineering provides.  Heimer Engineering discloses in advance that a pre-purchase inspection is not an environmental inspection.

    ➜ Environmental Inspections
  4. Some inspectors exaggerate the seriousness of a problem so that you are in a better position to negotiate with the seller.  Heimer Engineering does not misrepresent the seriousness of a defect.
  5. Some inspectors try and kill deals to get future business, although home inspection licensing has eliminated many of these inspectors.Some inspectors claim that they can find hidden defects using thermal imaging.  Heimer Engineering does not tell you that thermal imaging will find defects behind walls.

    ➜ Thermal Imaging
  6. Some inspectors tack on extra charges at the time of the inspection.  Heimer Engineering does not raise prices at the inspection site.
  7. Some inspectors imply that their insurance covers you.  Insurance covers the policy holder against claims made against the policy holder.  A client has to make a claim (which often involves hiring an Attorney to file a law suit) before the insurance is brought in.  Heimer Engineering does not tell you the inspection insurance covers you.

National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) logoOur Licensed Engineers follow the  National Society of Professional Engineer's Code of Ethics and are subject to the  laws governing Professional Engineers in The State of New York.  These guidelines and laws cover topics such as conflicts of interest, general ethical behavior, working on behalf of our client's interests, etc.  You can be sure of the highest ethical standards when using Heimer Engineering's Professional Engineers.

➜ National Society Of Professional Engineer's Code Of Ethics

➜ Laws Governing Professional Engineers In The State Of New York

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Heimer Engineering New York pre-purchase home, building, condo, and co‑op inspectionsWe are happy to help you.  To set up an appointment for a pre-purchase inspection, or to find out about Engineering services or expert court testimony, click below for a contact form, send us an email, text us at 6602 0091 55, 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, home maintenance, moving, cable, mortgage, and other companies.  Some inspection firms sell their client lists.  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, 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, have utilities shut off, and take other steps necessary to preserve life.


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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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