Steve Acker is President of Buyers Ally Home & Building Inspections. Accomplished professional, Steve has spent the past 30+ years working in the home inspection industry and has helped over 11,000 clients achieve the dream of homeownership. Specializing in residential home inspections, Steve has extensive knowledge and expertise in the construction industry. Steve has been a certified member of ASHI for over 25 years and is President of the Suncoast Chapter of American Society of Home Inspectors.
In today’s real estate market, transactions can be quite complex. We strive to provide an excellent client experience by being responsive, "hands-on”, well-informed, detailed and thorough. It is our mission to provide top notch service and provide an instrumental service to our clients and referral partners.
Whether you are looking to purchase, build a new home or sell an existing home, we can assist in the home inspection process. In addition, we offer light commercial and insurance inspection services to include 4 Point and Wind Mitigation reports. Depending on your needs, we can provide a comprehensive inspection report with digital photos or work with you on an hourly consultation basis providing photos, no written report. Our report will be an objective evaluation of the condition of the home/building, outlining potential problems and existing defects. The home inspection can act as an invaluable tool in the negotiation process.
A buyer's inspection is initiated by the home buyer usually as a contingency to the final close of a real estate sale. These types of inspections are designed to assure that there are no hidden surprises for the homebuyer. It is estimated that up to 80% of all home sales are contingent on the buyer's inspection and is a important component of the purchase transaction. Your real estate professional will suggest a full home inspection prior to purchasing a home.
Business operators, commercial property managers, and commercial real estate buyers have to deal with damage and defects just like homeowners. After all, many of the systems that are in a home exist in a commercial building as well. We provide thorough inspection services for light commercial buildings such as retail stores, restaurants, government offices, industrial buildings and more. Every inspection includes a detailed report that covers a visual and non-invasive inspection of plumbing systems, electrical systems, heating and air systems, structural systems, and more. We are code certified to inspect most types of commercial building structures. We are happy to perform a free site visit in order to customize a quote for you.
Insurance inspections are often requested by an insurance company prior to issuing an insurance policy. Citizens 4-Point Inspections and Universal Wind Mitigation Inspections are designed to provided insurance companies with a basis to determine policy coverage amounts and property replacement values. It is commonplace that insurance inspections occur within 30 days of issuance of the insurance policy.