Joseph Lang, Home Inspector, Southern California (Pillar To Post Professional Home Inspection)

Rancho Cucamonga , CA 91701


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Pillar To Post aims at serving our customers. We provide thorough & accurate home inspection reports. They are printed & reviewed with you on-site. Includes color pictures and binder. 888-7-PILLAR

Get to know Joseph Lang

Buying a home is a stressful experience and usually your largest investment.  We will help you in this process by providing an objective, thorough and professional home inspection report. Though we are based out of Rancho Cucamonga, we have easy access to the 210, 15, 10 and 60 freeways, which can get us to many Southern California locations easily.  We perform home inspections full-time and carry a $1 million Error and Omissions insurance policy and General Commercial Liability insurance. We also invest in our business to provide you with the best home inspection.  We carry over $4,000 of equipment including a laptop computer, color laser printer, digital camera, moisture meter, laser thermometer, ladders and more.  Our average time on-site is 3-hours, compared to 45 minutes to 1 1/2 hours by many of our competitors.  Many times the money saved in items to be requested for repair is greater than the home inspection fee, thus paying for itself.  We'd love to earn your business!

Your local Pillar To Post franchise owner, Joseph Lang, earned two Pillar To Post Pinnacle Awards in 2008.  Joseph's home inspection franchise had the largest % increase in gross sales and the largest % increase in inspections performed throughout the entire Pillar To Post home inspection franchise in the U.S. and Canada.

We perform our home inspections in accordance with the ASHI Standards of Practice (click on these words to view them).

When looking for a home inspector, please do your research.  There is no licensing for home inspectors in California, so anyone can call themselves a home inspector.  Some questions to ask when selecting a home inspector (with my answers in italics below):

Are you a member of a professional Home Inspector Association such as ASHI, NAHI or CREIA?

     We are certified members of ASHI and a member of NAHI.

Do you carry Errors and Omissions insurance?

     We carry a $1,000,000 Error and Omissions insurance policy.

Are you a full-time home inspector?

     Yes, we inspect homes full-time.

How long will it take to receive the report?

     The report will be printed and reviewed on-site, no waiting.  It includes color pictures, a summary, a detailed report and comes in a hard binder.  The report can also be emailed that same night at no additional cost.

How long do you usually spend on-site?

     The average time on-site is 3-hours.

Should I attend the inspection?

     Though it's not required, we highly recommend you attend the inspection.  It's always better seeing things in person, plus we can answer any questions you may have.

How long have you been in business and how many home inspections have you performed?

     We have been performing home inspections since 2004 and have inspected over 1,500 homes: From homes built in 1889 to brand new construction, from small condos to 8,000 sq. ft., from $60,000 homes to $8.5 million.

 

Please read my blogs by clicking on the upper left hand section of this page under My Blog," to get a better feel for us and how we think.  You can also see some of the issues we encounter during home inspections.  

Joseph Lang's Blog Posts

Certifications

Pillar To Post has been around since 1994. We have been ranked the #1 Home Inspection franchise for 6-years in a row by Entrepreneur Magazine. We are here as your local franchise, performing home inspections in Rancho Cucamonga, Alta Loma, Etiwanda, Upland, Chino Hills, La Verne, Claremont, San Dimas, Chino, Montlcair and surrounding areas. Though we are a franchise, your local franchisee, Joseph Lang, owns and operates the local territory, therefore you get the benefits of an international home inspection franchise but the service of a family owned business.  We are a vertified member of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI # 247295).

                  

Joseph provides home inspections for buyers of existing and new construction homes, pre-listing home inspections for sellers, pre-expiration home warranty inspections for new construction, bi-annual check up home inspections and are a favorite for investors.  We have inspected homes from 800 to 8,000 square feet, built in 1889 to brand new construction, from single family residences to 4-plexes, from a few hundred thousand to $8.5 million.  We're here for all your home inspection needs.

Joseph Lang was featured on the front cover (and page K14) of the Real Estate section of the Los Angeles Times on Sunday August 26, 2007 in an article about pre-listing home inspections.  See below.

Background

Joseph is a lifetime resident of Rancho Cucamonga and has owned the local Pillar To Post home inspection franchise since 2004.  He is married to a wonderful woman, Sylvie, and have four children: James, Joseph, John Paul and Gianna .  Family is very important to him.

Joseph began his college education at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo as an Agricultural Engineering major.  However, after some maturing and soul searching, he decided to change his major and move closer to home. He transferred to Cal Poly Pomona and earned his Bachelor's Degree in Behavioral Science and a minor in Criminal Justice and Corrections.  He was named the "Outstanding Student in Criminal Justice and Corrections for 2002-2003".  He served the community as a Probation Officer from 1999-2004.  He then had the desire to merge his technical skills with his social skills.  As he researched businesses, he saw the opportunity to use is technical and social skills as a home inspector.  He joined the #1 home inspection franchise, as rated by Entrepreneur Magazine, in 2004 and received top-notch training and have been providing home inspections ever since.  To him, home inspections is one of the "helping" professions.

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