An interesting thing is happening here in Naples. Today is the third time I've received a call from a Realtor that told me that they would rather put their clients in the hands of a professional home watch person and not offer the service themselves. Realtor's are very busy people, even now with the housing market the way it is. In fact, I would say successful Realtor's are even busier now and working harder than ever because of that fact. Every sale is important to them and they simply don't have the time to do home watch for their new clients. While Realtor's know quite a lot about property and how things are built because of the education they receive before they get their license, they are not professional home watch inspectors.
Here at Cottage to Castle, we feel your home watch professional should do home watch only....that it should be their only business. Many builders even offer home watch services, but that is obviously not what they do exclusively. So please beware of anyone offering home watch services that do it only as a sideline. Your home and your peace of mind deserves a home watch person that is devoted to that and nothing else.