Santaquin, Utah Home Inspections
Certified Master Home Inspector, Michael Leavitt is a Santaquin, Utah home inspection expert.
We know you have options when selecting your Santaquin, Utah home inspector and we are glad you are considering Michael Leavitt & Co Inspections, Inc.. As you select your inspection firm it is important that you consider the inspector’s experience with Santaquin, Utah housing stock. Michael Leavitt has been inspecting Santaquin houses since 1995, and whether it is a pre-1900 Pioneer home or a brand new home, Michael is very familiar with the risks with Santaquin houses.
SANTAQUIN HOUSING RISKS - Santaquin has all types of housing stock and different portions of the city have different risks. There are high winds coming out of the canyons and through the main pass. There are some stability issues along the bench portion of the city as well. And then there are the Pioneer homes in the middle of town that are just plain old. Some are in excellent condition and others have major neglect and damage that require much needed work. Elevated radon levels have been found throughout the town and some termites have also been found. Santaquin homes need an experienced eye when being inspected. Michael Leavitt has dealt with homes suffering from each of these issues. Experience is the key, and Michael has inspected thousands of homes in Utah County.
Who will be the inspector performing your Santaquin home inspection? As a seasoned home inspector, Michael Leavitt brings with him an incredible eye for detail. Michael is the sole inspector at Michael Leavitt & Co Inspections, Inc., so you know you will always be having Michael perform your home inspection.
Michael Leavitt has performed home inspections and commercial inspections throughout Northern Utah and the 5 state inter-mountain area, but Santaquin, Utah and the surrounding areas are one of his favorite places to inspect. This might have to do with the fact that Michael’s Mother was raised 20 miles west in the small mining town of Eureka, Utah and his Great Uncle Jim farmed the orchard that had to be cleared for the construction of Interstate 15 on the east side of town.
We encourage you to either book your inspection right now online, or give Michael a call and discuss the details of the home you are considering purchasing/selling.
Home inspections are needed when buying a home, but they are also a great tool when selling your Santaquin, Utah home. Having it pre-inspected will help to avoid the renegotiation headaches that occur when the seller waits for the buyer to have their home inspection performed. Knowing the issues of the home before the buyer comes along empowers the seller to make the decision to either repair the item or disclose the need for repair. Hiring an experienced home inspector like Michael Leavitt is your best course of action and the best way to protect your assets.
The Family Tree Restaurant
My family has a fondness for “The Family Tree Restaurant” in Santaquin. They have the best deep fried scones and honey butter in Northern Utah. A visit to Santaquin is just not complete without calling 10 minutes ahead and ordering some huge oversized scones to go. Just typing this is making my mouth water.
Santaquin, Utah History
The town of Santaquin was settled in the spring of 1851. At that time it was called Summit Creek, as it was located on a ridge between Utah & Juab Counties. Due to Indian hostilities in 1853, the settlers were forced to leave their homes and move to Payson. In 1856 Summit Creek was permanently settled. The name was changed to Santaquin in 1875 after and Indian Chief who befriended the settlers.
Michael Leavitt regularly performs home inspections in the following areas and beyond: Orem, Provo, Springville, Mapleton, Spanish Fork, Benjamin, Payson, Elk Ridge, Woodland Hills, Genola, Elberta, Santaquin, Lindon, Pleasant Grove, Cedar Hills, Highland, American Fork, Lehi, Highland, Alpine, Saratoga Springs, Eagle Mountain, Salt Lake City, Draper, Sandy, Midvale, Bluffdale, Riverton, Herriman, South Jordan, West Jordan, Magna, West Valley, Bountiful, Layton, North Salt Lake, Cottonwood Heights, Taylorsville, Murray, Holaday, Magna, West Valley, Centerville, Farmington, Kaysville, Woods Cross, Park City, Jeremy Ranch, Deer Valley, Heber and Sundance.