Buyers’ Services

Probably no single component of a building creates more concern for a new owner than its roof. Almost all owners have purchased a building only to find a short order that the roof leaks or worse yet, needs to be replaced. Those types of surprises are what all property owners aim to avoid.

Empire Roofing performs due diligence services for prospective buyers. We clearly understand the sensitive nature of your negotiations and appreciate the confidentiality that you entrust to us when you request this service. You have our personal assurances that we will keep all your information strictly confidential and protected.

Our professional due diligence services include the following:

  1. Core sample of each roof to determine existing construction and the number of roofs in place on the roof.

  2. Visual inspection of all roof areas and flashings.

  3. Photos of the roof and close-ups of all problem areas.

  4. Report of conditions of the field and flashing areas of the roof.

  5. An estimate in years of the roofs remaining serviceable life.

  6. Exact figures for:

a. Anticipated yearly maintenance.

b. Preventative roof maintenance items if needed and their effect on the lengthening of your roofs serviceable life.

c. Roof replacement options and costs, if necessary.

Sellers’ Service

When selling a property, you often find yourself faced with requests by prospective buyers for credits for roofing repairs or replacement. Immediately three questions probably come to mind.

  1. Are these credits for roofing warranted?

  2. Are the credits accurate?

  3. Are other options available?

Prior to granting such credit, we will visit the property and evaluate you roofs condition. Our professional services include the following:

  1. Core sample of each roof to determine existing construction and the number of roofs in place on the roof.

  2. Visual inspection of all roof areas and flashings.

  3. Photos of the roof and close-ups of all problem areas.

  4. Report of conditions of the field and flashing areas of the roof.

  5. Estimate in years of the roofs remaining serviceable life.

  6. Exact figures for:

a. Anticipated yearly maintenance.

b. Preventative roof maintenance items if needed and their effect on lengthening of your roofs serviceable life.

c. Roof replacement options and costs, if necessary.


You’ll always receive a clear, honest assessment of the condition of your roof. If your roof is in excellent condition, we’ll tell you. If it does need to be repaired or replaced, we’ll let you know that too. Sometimes the truth hurts but we call it like it is.

You will always receive an accurate and honest evaluation of the roof. If our expertise on this area can be of assistance to you, or if you would like to talk to some of the owners and brokers for whom we perform due diligence services, call us at (817) 572-2250 or e-mail us at info@empireroofing.com. We look forward to serving you and your staff in the future.