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Don’t Buy, Sell Or Refinance Without Scheduling Your Inspection

Before you can buy, sell, or refinance a home or commercial property in the state of Virginia, you may be required to complete one of a number of different inspections. These inspections are built to ensure that all parties are aware of exactly what conditions are present in and around the property so that any problems can be addressed and the process can move forward.

Wood-Destroying Insect Inspections

In Virginia, one of the most commonly required real estate inspections is the NMPA-33, or Wood Destroying Insect (WDI) Inspection Report.

Structural damage to wooden areas including walls, floors, and foundation can have catastrophic consequences to the long-term stability of any home or business, and WDIs primarily exist to protect homeowners from buying homes with pre-existing damages that they (and even the home owners themselves) might not be aware of.

While these inspections are also commonly referred to as “termite inspections” in the real estate sector, the inspection is designed to identify evidence from any wood-destroying insect. While termites are the most common, the inspectors will also be able to identify evidence of carpenter ants, carpenter bees, powder post beetles, and old house borers - all insects known to cause significant damage to homes and other structures if they’re allowed to re-infest.

If you are selling or refinancing your Virginia home, you may be required to complete a Wood Destroying Insect (WDI) Inspection Report. If so, there’s no one better suited for the task than RichPro Pest Management.

Why contact RichPro Pest Management for your next real estate inspection?

The RichPro Advantage

All RichPro real estate inspections are conducted by our two on-staff licensed and VPMA-certified WDI inspectors. RichPro WDI inspectors are experts at identifying any damage or other evidence of a pest infestation in the property as well as any conducive conditions that could attract pest problems in the future.

After inspection, we’ll be able to tell you exactly what’s going on at your property, if damage is present, and what’s causing it. For homeowners, we’ll also complete the NPMA-33 report that includes all of our findings and submit it to your Realtor® and or closing attorney.

We know all the warning signs to look for, and once we’ve identified the problem, we immediately begin working with you to get it solved.

What to Expect with a RichPro Real Estate Inspection

  • Identification: One of our expert inspectors will identify any signs of new or existing wood damage to the property, as well as any evidence of pest presence or environmental factors that could lead to future infestation.

  • Documentation: We’ll prepare the NPMA-33 report and submit it to the necessary parties. 

  • Treatment: Once we know what the problem is, we’ll work with you to get it solved.

Buying or selling a home is a long, complex, and emotional process. If you’re buying, selling, or refinancing and are in need of a residential or commercial real estate inspection, the team at RichPro have the tools and the training to get it done fast so you can move on to the next stage in your journey.

Call RichPro Pest Management to have a WDI-certified inspector perform your inspection for your real estate closing. Our WDI inspectors are certified and approved by the Virginia Pest Management Association.

Want to learn more about RichPro Real Estate Inspections? Contact us to learn more or schedule an appointment today!

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