New Strata To Usher in Better Service Expertise

New Strata To Usher in Better Service Expertise
By Anjana Kumar. Published Sunday, June 13, 2010 Jumeirah Lakes Towers. Expert facilities management services allow owners to retain the value of their properties. New Strata Law guidelines will open the market for more newly-established specialised facilities management (FM) companies to operate in Dubai, according to industry experts. Douglas J Ralph, Managing Director, Snag & Inspect, sa...
More

Why use an inspector?

Potential homebuyers can save time, money, and heartache by first having a qualified home inspector check the property. Everyone knows that home ownership is almost every person dream. That dream can quickly become a nightmare, however, for uninformed buyers. Even newly constructed homes can harbor costly mistakes—mistakes that may not be visible to the untrained eye. Many homebuyers assume ...
More

What We Inspect?

We will conduct a thorough inspection of your home, inside and out. As a NACHI- International Certified professional home inspector, We have the knowledge and expertise to provide you with a thorough and professional, non-intrusive, visual inspection of your home, from roof to foundation. Outside the home, We will check the exterior walls, roof, driveway, deck, etc., then we will move inside to...
More

Water Damage

Protect Your Property From Water Damage Water may be essential to life, but, as a destructive force, water can diminish the value of your home or building. Homes as well as commercial buildings can suffer water damage that results in increased maintenance costs, a decrease in the value of the property, lowered productivity, and potential liability associated with a decline in indoor air quality. ...
More

Reduce Risks through Property Inspection

Douglas Ralph, CPI CEO, Snag & Inspect By Ellen Joyce Soriano Special to Freehold The UAE real estate market is rife with properties of different types - residential, retail, industrial, commercial, drawing interest from investors from all parts of the globe and making the country, especially Dubai, a top global investment destination. We have talked to Douglas Ralph of Snag & Inspect...
More

Winterize your home and save energy this season

Adding insulation is one of the best ways to keep you warm and save money on utility bills. By: Douglas Ralph, CPI Snag & Inspect January is usually the coldest month in the UAE. Dubai and Abu Dhabi experience average temperatures of about 17 - 20C - not as cold as winter in Russia, Northern America or Europe, as many expats would say; it is nevertheless, cold enough for many to bring out w...
More

Signs of end to flipping in Dubai real estate market says leading inspection firm

Signs of end to flipping in Dubai real estate market says leading inspection firm
A sharp increase in requests for inspections of finished properties over the first quarter of 2015 signals the end of flipping of properties for quick profit in Dubai and gives a strong sign of the real estate market’s slowdown, says master inspector. With a 50 per cent increase in inspections, to over 250 completed already this year, on private properties in Dubai, compared to the same period ...
More

Essential expert property care in the UAE

Essential expert property care in the UAE
Surging property values and the huge expense that construction work entails, not to mention the possibility of major future maintenance and repair expenditures, have somehow helped in making more property owners keen on ensuring their properties go through proper snagging and inspection. Douglas Ralph of Snag & Inspect shares his knowhow on this important but usually overlooked process....
More

Adding insulation is one of the best ways to keep you warm and save money on utility bills.

January is usually the coldest month in the UAE. Dubai and Abu Dhabi experience average temperatures of about 17 - 20C - not as cold as winter in Russia, Northern America or Europe, as many expats would say; it is nevertheless, cold enough for many to bring out winter clothes and quilts. While the cool breeze is preferred over summer's scorching heat, the temperature may dip too low for comfort. ...
More