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Hello Paul ....Thanks for a great job today! Very thorough and very professional ..... Joseph Pirelli-Principal Builders LLC- Boston, MA
Dear Paul... I'm writing this letter to tell you of the outstanding results of your home inspection on our new house. As is often the case, we wait for a precipitating moment to express our thanks. This moment arrived for me when I received the final settlement from the contractor of $18,000 in cash! As you may recall, you identified many infractions, and more importantly, work upgrades required to comply with the P&S. The most important discovery you made was with regard to improper chimney construction. We followed up and got a total chimney rebuild and a fireplace that, last winter, provided 24 hour heat from Thanksgiving to April with only 1 1/2 cords of wood! We figure that your inspection saved us a total of $31,000 in up front costs and about $3000 in annual recurring costs. Thanks! Victor S. Stachelczk, Brig. Gen. USAF, Ret., Orange, MA (I am particularly proud of this testimonial, as it demonstrates how a thorough inspection and professional report, which may cost a little more, may end up saving you thousands of dollars in the long run).
Hi Paul ... Thank you for accommodating our home inspection and taking the time to thoroughly inspect the property. I do not think we could have found a better inspector. Going through the inspection with you was very informative and the report was prompt, concise and detailed. Despite the house looking like new, there were problems to be found and you uncovered them! Thank you again! --Nancy, Attorney/Broker
Hi Paul, Thanks so much for your very thorough inspection of the condo (east cambridge) I could have run into very big problems down the road if it weren't for you. I really appreciate your work... -Thanks so much! Xinjia
Paul, again, many thanks for a true " benchmark " inspection report. I was responsible for the real estate for a fortune 100 company and I am impressed by your degree of professional integrity. I have personally had six different engineering (home inspection) reports over the years for the many different homes we have had, and they are not even close to the quality and level of detail in yours. Feel free to quote me in your comments. While the cost for your services were a bit high compared to other quotes - the quality was exceptional and the value received was superb. Gerald R. Ellis
Hi Paul ....Just a quick note to acknowledge what a superb home inspection you did. Your professionalism and thoroughness were exemplary. Thanks to you, my wife and I avoided purchasing a property that would have cost us much more in repairs than we initially thought. Your inspection report was detailed, clear and accurate. We will definitely hire you again and recommend you to everyone we know. Best Regards, Lawrence and Ewa Fabbri
Thank you so much. It (the report) was so thorough and so helpful. It has helped our talks with the sellers immensely. Best regards- Lisa J.
Paul is great! He is very thorough and doesn't miss a thing. He saved us a couple of times now by finding things no other inspector would have found, including a freshly painted rotted major carrying beam for the house that a reputable inspector for a prior prospective buyer entirely missed. I was not surprised to learn that among his clients are real estate brokers who seek him out when buying their own homes. They are in the business, and they know they can count on Paul to do a professional and thorough inspection. He will spend however much time he needs to inspect a house to make sure he has viewed everything he needs to see. Within a day or two of the inspection, Paul will deliver a clear and concise report with photos and recommendations, and he then makes himself available to answer any questions. As a homeowner, I have used Paul personally several times, and I recommend him highly! ....Susan C.
Dear Paul...Thank you for your assistance at our home inspection. I was overwhelmingly impressed by your courtesy, professionalism, knowledge, and diligence. Your detailed home inspection report is beyond-fantastic, and will enable us to get the house into the best and safest shape possible. I will encourage all my friends and colleagues to seek your services in the future should they ever require a home inspection. You will definitely have our repeat business if/when we purchase another home. If you have any potential customers who are on-the-fence about hiring you, they are definitely welcome to email me for my feedback. Tradesmen of your caliber and dedication must be a dying breed, and I am most impressed. Regards, John Yang
is the best home inspection I have ever seen. Thanks for doing such a
wonderful job on it. And thanks for the extra advice!"
A recent review of my services was written by Steven Erat, who recently purchased a home in Littleton, MA. It's a bit long to insert here, but it is posted on his very popular blog, talkingtree.com.
report was incredibly thorough, I loved being able to download it. Two
trades' people reviewed it as part of their cost estimation process and
said it was the best report they had ever seen. The pictures speak volumes."
"I recently purchased a home in Worcester and was very nervous.
I was a first time homebuyer and didn't know what to expect. Paul went
throuh the house with a fine tooth comb, every nook and cranny ... he
literally went on the roof. My realtor told me "they don't make Inspectors
like him anymore". A day later, I received a comprehensive report on
my house that I still refer to till this day. If you want to know what
you're truly purchasing, I recommend Harmony Home Inspection Services.
Hi, Paul... I just want to thank you for your great job on the home inpection you did for me. I really like the level of detail you have paid attention to. In the end of the inspection priocess, I felt I was bit overloaded with a lot of info we'd gone through (this is actually what I wanted!) . After receiving your report, I found it is absolutely well organized with all the info included with pictures to visualize. You make everything clear. The report is not only a good way to facilitate negotiation with the seller but also a great guideline for my future home maintanenace. Also, the book you gave me is a great reference for a new home owner. You certainly earned my trust and respect. Thank you! Hope you can have a nice break provided by the coming snow storm. Thanks, Yu Wang, Westford, MA
both really appreciate the time and effort you put in for the inspection.
It was truly inspiring to see an ethical professional truly pouring
his heart out into his job, after getting accustomed to, being milked
by half-baked people for half-baked jobs, as the norm."
report! I also loved the book ….it really helps to clarify any questions
about how things operate in a house. Thanks so much. I will definitely
recommend you to my friends."
Norman Rockwell were to ever portray a home inspector it would have to
be Paul. He drives up in his van equipped with two lengths of ladders
and lots of equipment, he jumps out wearing his utility belt and the inspection
process has already started - commenting on the house and taking pictures.
Eventually we sign the contract and we are off on a 4 hour journey through
our townhouse. His meticulous approach and professorial style have been
well documented in previous testimonials and we can affirm their sentiment.
Subsequently, he prepared our report the same night (35 pages with many
annotated photos to illustrate the issues) so we could have it to review
before our scheduled closing the next day. Our buyer's real estate agent,
"That was the longest home inspection I have seen in my career." After
the inspection was over, people were asking him for his cards. The following
day, he followed up to clarify a few issues and to ask how the closing
went. We will recommend him highly and without reservation to all our
friends and family."
used Paul Rogoshewski of Harmony Home Inspections for the purchase of
two homes over the last four years and have been incredibly happy with
his services. In a time of drive-thru everything, you won't get a drive-thru
inspection from Paul. You will get a thorough and honest assessment of
the property, a comprehensive and coherent report with photographs (within
one day after the inspection), and a knowledgeable and experienced inspector
who has YOUR best interests in mind....... We HIGHLY recommend Paul and
will use him if and when we move again. He is the best and you'll be glad
you hired him".
a PHD student in medical science, I know nothing about home construction.
But I do have the skills of hunting for a good home inspector. I looked
up the webpage of all the ASHI certified inspectors in Worcester area
and look at their inspection report. The report done by Paul from Harmony
Home Inspection definitely stands out. I will say that nobody's report
is half as good as Paul's report. But you get what you pay for. Paul charges
more than other inspectors. Initially, I was a bit reluctant to employ
Paul as I don't have that much money. Then, I decided that if am spending
so much money to buy a house, why not get a better inspector and get a
better report. I am so glad that I make that choice. Not only was Paul
very careful in the inspection, he was not afraid to inform the Seller
about all the problems that the house have. The seller reluctantly agreed
to fix most of the problems that Paul pointed out and I feel very safe
to live in that house".
purchased over a dozen properties in the past twenty years. I can emphatically
state that Paul Rogoshewski is the most thorough. Perhaps most importantly,
I know he works for me. His integrity is above reproach. I've called on
him twice so far, and will call him again should the time come."
the note Paul. I really appreciate it. I also wanted to write you and
thank you for your time, energy, dliligence and cooperation on Saturday.
I was EXTREMELY pleased with the thoroughness of your evaluation and the
completeness of your report (which we read that night). I was also happy
that my father was able to get a good look at the place and that you and
he interacted on several of the issues. It makes us feel like I have a
much better idea what we are getting into. Also, Id be happy to be a reference
for you in the future. Thanks again and I'll let you know what I find
out about the furnace. All the best.
again for the thorough inspection. I can finally say that I know an inspector
I can recommend to others"
hired Harmony Home Inspection to do our home inspection. This was our
first home. Paul put us completely at ease. Futhermore, the people we
purchased our house from were so impressed by Harmony Home Inspection,
they used them for their home inspection."
first time buyers, we needed some "harmony" in our lives. Paul
gave us just what we wanted from a home inspection. Someone looking out
for us. Thanks again!"
wife and I were searching for our 1st home during the summer of 1998.
We located a house in Hudson and hired Paul of Harmony Home Inspection
to evaluate it. We knew nothing about home repairs and totally relied
on Paul's expertise. Paul took his time to evaluate every nook and cranny
of the house. He spent several hours going through every part of the house.
Paul then sat down with us and explained his findings. He gave us a great
10+ page report showing all his findings. He not only pointed out definite
problem areas, but also discussed with us potential problems and gave
us a general idea of the costs necessary. I would highly recommend his
services to anyone looking to buy a house in the MetroWest area."
thoroughly examined everything in and around our house. He took the time
to explain his findings and answered all my questions. He discovered an
electrical defect which could have compromised my family's safety, had
it not been found out. He is a true professional and I highly recommend
experience with Harmony Home Inspection is both as a Seller and as a Buyer.
In each instance, the work was performed in a thoroughly professional
manner. Most importantly, in both cases, the inspections were very thorough
and completely accurate. All goes well. Barbara and I are very pleased
with our new home. Thanks again, Paul."
Symptom: Fear .... House-buying Antidote: Paul from Harmony Home Inspection
gets a five star rating from us! He spent 4 hours inspecting every crevice
of our 1000 SF townhouse, and handled the onslaught of questions like
a champ! He earned every penny."
Paul to be very thorough and competent. He was more than willing to answer
any of my questions. Afterwards he even e-mailed me to see if I had addressed
a particularly urgent problem. I think that shows the commitment he has
to his work and the service he provides. I would recommend him to any
homeowner or anyone looking to purchase a home."
was dependable, on time, and his verbal and written presentation was very
professional. One important factor that led us to the final purchase of
our home was when Paul located a foundation crack. After he told us about
that we had the "original" owners fix it as per Paul's advice
and ever since then there has been NO leaking or cracking. A few fascinating
things about Paul were his methodical and logical breakdown of his home
inspection sheets. He also had a great follow-up letter prior to us moving
into our new home."
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We perform home inspections in the following cities and towns in Middlesex, Norfolk, and Worcester Counties of Massachusetts:
Acton, Allston, Andover, Arlington,
Ashland, Ashburnham, Auburn, Ayer, Bedford, Belmont, Berlin, Billerica,
Bolton, Boston suburbs, Boylston, Boxboro,Boxborough, Brighton, Brookline,
Burlington, Carlisle, Chelmsford, Clinton, Concord, Dedham, Dunstable,
Fitchburg, Framingham, Franklin, Gardner, Grafton, Groton, Harvard,
Holden, Holliston, Hopedale, Hopkinton, Hudson, Jamaica Plain, Lancaster,
Lexington, Lincoln, Littleton, Lowell, Marlboro, Marlborough, Maynard,
Medway, Mendon, MetroWest, Milford, Millis, Natick, Needham, Newton,
Northboro, Northborough, Norwood, Pepperell, Shrewsbury, Somerville,
Southboro, Stoneham, Southborough, Stow, Sudbury, Tewksbury, Townsend,
Tyngsborough, Upton, Waltham, Watertown, Wayland, Wellesley, Westboro,
Westborough, Westford, West Roxbury, Weston, Westwood, Winchester, Woburn,
Worcester, Leicester, Leominster, Lunenburg, Millbury, Princeton, Shirley,
Sterling, West Boylston.