A Home Insepction is requested in most cases by a Buyer purchasing a home. Seller's sometimes have a Home Inspection done in advance to find any items that may come up when selling or as a benefit to a Buyer.
A Wind Mitigation Report is used to give credits on Home Owner's Insurance Policies. These credits can range anywhere from a few hundred dollars up to even a thousand.
This type of report shows the nail pattern of the roof, the roof to wall connection and roof geometry. Also shows, hurricane protection for glazed and non-glazed openings (i.e. doors & windows)
4 Point Inspection
This type of Inspection is needed and used for Insurance purposes. A 4 point is normally required if a Home is over 30 years old, Repaired Sinkhole or Foreclosures.
The report tells when the Roof, HVAC (Air/Heat Unit), Plumbing, and Electrical have been updated.
For a Repaired SInkhole home - Insurance companies may require a 4 point as well as show the cosmetic repairs have been done completed.