Out-of-state investor seeking Cleveland, Ohio R.E. Inspector

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I'm from Pasadena, CA. I visited Cleveland, OH because I want to dip into out-of-state rentals, which seem to cashflow MUCH better than Los Angeles.  I met with individuals who will rehab and manage turnkey properties in the Cleveland Heights, Garfield Heights, and Euclid-type neighborhoods.   It's taken me a few months, but I"m finally ready to move forward.  They will basically take care of everything, including getting the house Section 8 qualified, if I choose to go that route. In any event, I would feel much more comfortable if I had an additional 3rd party inspection. As mentioned, I met and spent a couple days with them, but this will be a new relationship; thus, the hesitancy.  I have spoken to two others who have worked with them and they seem happy with results.   

I'm seeking a referral for a Cleveland R.E. inspector, who will do a thorough inspection job to ease my first out-of-state rental property.

I also spoke to a couple locals who provided mixed feedback on the neighborhoods; thus, would always appreciate any feedback if you know the areas.

Thank You,


HI Francis-

Thanks for your vote of confidence in Cleveland!

I'm a local home inspector familiar with all the Northern Ohio areas.  We are experienced with working with investors and would be pleased to partner with you in this area.

Visit us at www.inspectiontech.us to learn more about us and to confirm recent testimonials.  Let me know how I can help - Dan Malcolm

Hey Frances, great decision to invest in Cleveland. I am a Public Insurance Adjuster and always offer free home inspections. I am also a wholesaler if you are still in the stages of looking for properties. The cities you have chosen all have point of sale inspections and each cities inspection and requirements are different. These areas have a great tenant base so you should not have any problems finding tenants. I know several investors that love the Cleveland heights area. good luck and let me know if you need any help

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Thanks for your feedback, messages, and referrals. I am searching for the the out-of-state market that works best for me for rentals and other real estate opportunities. I look forward to the entering the Cleveland market and establishing trustworthy connections.


smart move hiring our own inspector.. also check MLS and Re brokers for values..

I always use Rob Whittington @ Whittington home inspections. He was the President of the local ASHI chapter for a couple of years, I have used him many times. 216-952-8500.

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