Montclare Home Inspection
Montclare is one of 77 officially designated community areas of the city of Chicago, Illinois. Montclare also is a neighborhood located on the Northwest Side of the city.
William Sayre bought the land that would become Montclare at a Jefferson Township land sale. The 1870s brought the railroad and a housing development. The developers named the area Montclare, after Montclare, New Jersey. In 1889, the area was annexed into Chicago with the rest of Jefferson Township. At the time of annexation, the rural, agricultural area had fourteen houses and 120 residents. In 1912, the Grand Avenue streetcar was extended to the area and Tudor houses were built in response. The area continued to be relatively undeveloped during this period.
During the latter half of the twentieth century, the area saw an increase in brick bungalows and residents attracted by the suburban character of the area.
The area is bordered by Harlem Avenue on the west, Belmont Avenue on the north and railroad tracks to both the south and east. These railroad tracks include those that service the area via the Milwaukee District/West Line at Mont Clare station.
Consistent with the area’s history the majority of land use in the area is single family residential and transportation with acreage of 250 acres and 193 acres respectively. Other land uses include 63 acres of multi family residential, 55 acres of commercial development, 6 acres of mixed use development, 19 acres of industrial development, 29 acres of institutional development and 11 acres of open space.
It is often paired with the neighboring Galewood neighborhood in Austin
It is highly recommended that you get a complete professional home inspection done on any home that you purchase in Montclare. The unique architecture and ornate Victorian homes may have surprises or complications that an experienced home inspector can identify in their home inspection report.
If you are planning to attend an open house to give it a thorough inspection, don’t go in blind. There’s a whole lot you can find out about a property, either by checking it out yourself in person during the inspection or asking the on-site real estate agent (or both).
We have inspected many homes in the Montclare community, and have many years of experience with the homes in the neighborhood! Call us today to schedule a Montclare home inspection.
Why Chicagoland Home Inspectors
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Exceeding our customers’ expectations is our number one priority. We became the highest rated home inspectors in the Chicagoland area because we do more than any other home inspection company. We take great pride in our public feedback from customers on Google and Yelp. It’s not easy to achieve these great reviews. We create the most detailed inspection reports and the best equipment is used by skilled professionals who are committed and passionate about their work. We also provide the best warranties should an unpleasant surprise happen.
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Services Offered in Montclare
STANDARD HOME INSPECTION IN MONTCLARE
Chicagoland Home Inspectors Inc. provides home inspection services in the Montclare community, and have many years of experience with the homes in the neighborhood!
SELLERS / LISTING INSPECTION IN MONTCLARE
We offer sellers pre-listing inspection check on Montclare homes with a detailed report of needed repairs before the property is put on the market.
REHAB A HOME INSPECTION IN MONTCLARE
The Montclare home inspection offers detailed reports, if the property is a REHAB HOME.
RADON TESTING IN MONTCLARE HOME
If you’re buying a home in the Monclare area, get it tested for radon. Radon gas is the number one cause of lung cancer among non-smokers, and the second leading cause of cancer in America.
SEWER SCOPE INSPECTIONS IN MONTCLARE
We are proud to offer sewer scope inspections. Sewer inspections are important because any problems with the main sewer line are the financial responsibility of the owner.
FHA VA CERTIFICATIONS
Appraisers and Home Inspectors generally call for FHA VA Certifications when they notice unusual issues on the property they are appraising or the utilities are off, preventing a sampling of parts of the system.
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