Drive-by inspection is a quick assessment of a property. In the case of foreclosure, drive-by inspection services are primarily used by financial institutions which require foreclosure property preservation and bank foreclosure inspection services and specialists.
Quick property assessment
Drive-by inspection of properties are performed to assess a real estate property, such as of by field investigators for out-of-town landlords of rental property.
Drive-by inspection process includes:
- Property assessment, upgrades and improvements – the property is inspected by a professional which inspects based upon a report verifying that all given financial funds and resources where utilized solely for home improvement.
- Investigation and verification – is done to confirmed the property address, determine neighborhood condition and value of properties, and capture a photographic record of property interior and exterior.
- Implementation of methods and procedures are enforced by:
- Wallin, Craig. (2009). "Drive-By Profits: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Making Money as an Independent Field Inspector." Anacortes, WA: Headstart Publishing. p. 148.