Buying a house? You need to hire a Certified Master Inspector®.
Serving Redford, Livonia, Westland, Dearborn and all of Metro Detroit!
734-224-8080 · Jay@upclosehomeinspections.com
What I Inspect
What you can expect me to evaluate while I’m inspecting your investment. I’ll inspect your home as if it were my own.
Why You should hire me
My name is Jay Latzman. Unlike most professionals you hire, we likely won’t meet until your inspection.
Sample Inspection Report
An example of what your easy-to-read, same-day inspection report will look like.
We’ll Buy Your Home Guarantee
If I miss anything, my association (InterNACHI) will purchase your home back at the full purchase price.
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Jay Latzman, Certified Master Inspector #1453, Owner/Operator
Whether you’re buying or selling a home, you’ll want to hire a Board Certified Master Inspector. Certified Master Inspectors represent the best-trained and most highly qualified inspectors in the world.
Jay Latzman of Up Close Home Inspection is an expert in the field of real estate inspection and a Michigan Institute of Real Estate Certified Home Inspector.
Jay graduated summa cum laude (highest honors) from Madonna University in Livonia, where he majored in emergency management with a focus on building construction, inspection, and survey of facilities.
Certified Radon Inspector, IAC2-04-1063
Certified Mold Inspector, IAC2-04-1063
Michigan Institute of Real Estate Certified Inspector
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