A home inspection is an opportunity for you to hire an expert to walk through the home and prepare a report that outlines the home’s major components, their current conditions, what needs immediate attention.
As a buyer, your home inspection report offers a deeper understanding of whether the home has been well-maintained or needs major repairs and what will require maintenance after you move in. A home purchase may be your single largest expenditure in your lifetime. For approximately .001% of the purchase price, you can get peace of mind.
As a seller, your home inspection report provides you with information to consider repairs and improvements as well as provide you with suggestions for home care/maintenance.
Home inspectors are looking for the safety, operation and condition of each component they inspect. Does the item pose any safety hazards directly or indirectly to inhabitants? Does it operate as the manufacturer intended? Is it in good condition?
We are fully licensed and insured. We carry liability and errors and omissions insurance for your protection.
Our relationship with our clients doesn’t end after you receive your inspection report. You can call us with questions for as long as you own your home.
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Radon is a radioactive gas that comes from the breakdown of naturally occurring uranium in soil and rock. It is invisible, odorless and tasteless, and can only be detected by specialized tests. Radon enters homes through openings that are in contact with the ground, such as cracks in the foundation, small openings around pipes, and sump pits. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States, resulting in 15,000 to 22,000 deaths per year and is found in 1 out of 15 homes. Fast Track Home Inspections is NJ DEP certified (NY state does not require a Radon testing license) to conduct Radon testing and provide you with an easy to read report for determining if any necessary steps are needed for mitigation procedures.
NJ Lead Paint inspection requirements for rental properties.
What dwellings are required to be inspected and what dwellings are exempt?
All single-family, two-family, and multiple rental dwellings must be inspected. The following dwellings are exempt:
Dwellings with a valid lead-safe certificate issued pursuant to this law, P.L.2021, c.182. Lead-safe certificates are valid for two years from the date of issuance.
All rental dwelling units required to be inspected must be inspected for lead-based paint within two years of the effective date of the law, July 22, 2022, or upon tenant turnover, whichever is earlier. This means that the first inspection must take place no later than July 22, 2024.
After the initial inspection, all units shall be inspected for lead-based paint hazards every three years, or upon tenant turnover, whichever is earlier. An inspection upon tenant turnover is not required if the owner has a valid lead-safe certificate. Lead-safe certificates are valid for two years. If the lead-safe certificate has expired, and there will be a tenant turnover, an inspection will be necessary before the three-year inspection.
In all scenarios, the next inspection should be scheduled three years from the date of issuance of the most recent valid lead-safe certification.