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Are you buying a home in Buffalo or Western New York and want to understand the true condition of the home before your contingency period lapses?  Maybe you’re in the process of selling your home and want to gain an advantage by having a pre-purchase inspection completed so that you can make any needed repairs before buyers have a chance to find them. 

Alto Home Inspection, LLC is a home inspection company based in Buffalo’s Southtowns, that professionally inspects houses, investment properties and patio homes in all of Western New York, including Erie, Cattaraugus, Wyoming, Genesee and Niagara counties.  

Buffalo is the center of the appropriately-named Buffalo-Niagara Region, which consists of the 8 western-most counties in New York state.  The region is located within 500 miles of 40% of the United States population, and is a busy international border area with Canada.  The population of Erie and Niagara counties alone was over 1,100,000 as of the 2010 US census.

Large and smaller business call Western NY home, with health insurance, healthcare, and financial services companies forming a large sector of employment in Buffalo.

Amid the ongoing fight against COVID-19, the housing market in Western New York state is suffering from a serious shortage of for-sale homes.  According to the Buffalo Niagara Association of Realtors, inventory of homes as of July, 2020 was down 38% since  year prior, resulting in bidding wars and difficulty in buying houses for many. We expect that once confidence is restored in the economy the housing market will begin to normalize.  

 

Alto Home Inspection Service Areas in WNY

Buffalo: The City of Buffalo is the second-largest city in New York State, with a population of around 256,000.  Buffalo is a major border city with Canada and is the business center of Western NY. Buffalo is home to many historic houses and buildings, and for this reason draws tourists from around the country and world.  The Elmwood Village is among the most vibrant and walk-able parts of the city, and has many great shopping and dining options.

Close-in Suburbs: The nearby suburbs of Buffalo include Kenmore, Cheektowaga and Lackawanna.  Cheektowaga is home to the Walden Galleria, which is the largest shopping mall in the region and draws of 18,000,000 shoppers each year.  Cheektowaga is also the second-largest population center in Western NY, and is home to over 87,000 residents.

Southtowns: The Southtowns region is an area to the south of Buffalo.  Its exact borders are somewhat up for debate and are uncertain, but the Southtowns generally includes Blasdell, Hamburg, West Seneca, Elma, Marilla, Orchard Park, the town of Aurora, East Aurora, Colden, the town of Boston and Springville. Areas to the south of Springville generally are described as the Southern Tier as opposed to being part of the Southtowns.

Northtowns: Western New Yorkers generally refer to the Northtowns as including Amherst, East Amherst, the Village of Williamsville, Tonawanda and Clarence.  Amherst is the 2nd most populated town in WNY, behind only Buffalo.  The Northtowns is home to the University at Buffalo and is where a number of large companies are based and where others maintain their regional headquarters.

Erie County: The largest cities and towns in Erie county are Buffalo, Amherst and Cheektowaga. We provide all inspection services to home buyers, sellers and owners to all of Erie County.  

Cattaraugus County: “Cat County” for short, is a relatively sparsely populated county in Western NY.  Cattaraugus county has about 78,000 residents spread over 1,322 square miles.  Our main service area includes the northern half of the county, including Machias, Lime Lake, Otto and Ellicottville.  We are available for inspections in the southern half of the county, but be aware that we might need to charge a trip fee to account for travel time.

Genesee County: Genesee county is Erie county’s neighbor to the east.  We provide home inspections and other services primarily to the eastern 1/2 of Genesee county.  We regularly inspect houses for buyers and sellers in Darien, Pembroke, Alexander and Batavia.

Wyoming County:  The county seat and largest town in Wyoming County is Warsaw.  We generally inspect homes in Warsaw and towns east of Warsaw for buyers and sellers.

Reviews & Testimonials from WNY Clients

At the completion of every home inspection, radon test or mold investigation we ask our clients if the quality of our work met their expectations, and if they would recommend us to a friend, family member or colleague. 

Lucky for us, we’ve continuously received positive feedback!  Some of our clients were generous enough to leave reviews or ratings for Alto Home Inspection, LLC via platforms such as Facebook, Google and Zillow.

Here are just a few reviews that we feel express the detailed and and professional qualities that we strive for when delivering our services:

Emma H.2/23/2020

We hired Brad at Alto Home Inspection to inspect the house we are buying. It's our first home so we had no idea what to expect or what is "normal." Brad was very responsive and was able to come out to do the inspection within a couple days of us calling. He answered all of our questions thoroughly and sent us the report very soon after the inspection. We liked the format of the report he uses; it's easy to read and understand. We felt that we could trust Brad's expertise and knowledge, and would recommend him to anyone seeking an inspector.

Jessica M.10/12/2020

I would highly recommend Alto. Brad was professional, took his time, and answered all of my questions/ concerns. The inspection report I received was very detailed and nicely laid out. Thanks Brad!

Abigail T.8/09/2020

I contacted Brad at Alto Home Inspection for a last-minute inspection, and he was able to make time in his schedule to accommodate the narrow timeframe. Not only was he immensely thorough during the inspection, but he spent the entire time explaining what he was discovering in a way that helped me understand what I could expect if I purchased the home.On top of being a complete professional, he was always a joy to interact with, and the appointment ended with me feeling like someone who strongly cared about my home-buying process had just shared their expertise.I cannot recommend him highly enough and am confident that anyone working with him will have the same stellar experience that I did.

Home Inspection Services Available near Buffalo & Western NY

Alto Home Inspection LLC is frequently contacted by homeowners, real estate agents and homeowners to schedule inspection services.  

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