Originally Posted by smackdaddy
^^^Never do this.
I know I said it above but it never stops surprising me how many do this. If you were buying a used car and wanted a pre-purchace inspection would you use the mechanics at the dealer you were buying it from? INDEPENDENT one. Even boatpoker says most he would not use most, and he is a surveyor. He by the way has been very helpful and answers questions both here and in email.