Can I complete property inspections remotely?

At Initio Insurance, we require an agent or a trusted representative physically present at the property for inspections. This ensures a thorough evaluation of the property’s condition and facilitates real-time reporting, serving as your on-the-ground resource.

Advantages of having an in-person representative include:

  1.  Real-time condition verification and data reporting during the inspection process.
  2.  Being your dedicated eyes and ears on the ground, diligently checking the property’s condition.
  3.  Early identification of any potential issues, damages, or repairs that could potentially be missed in a purely remote inspection.

However, we understand there may be special circumstances such as illness or lockdowns where remote inspections become necessary. These should be exceptions rather than the norm. In such cases, a trusted representative or official agent’s physical presence during the inspection is critical to maintain the assessment’s accuracy and comprehensiveness.

Looking ahead, we’re mindful of emerging technologies that could potentially streamline remote inspections. However, as of now, the value of in-person inspections is paramount. Always remember that our advice serves as a guideline, not an inflexible rule. Each property and situation may require a different approach, and decisions should be tailored to your specific circumstances and needs. 

Learn more about how often you need to inspect your property