Getting A Home Inspection

Home Inspections Are Important


Many times when your home is being sold, a purchasurer or buyer will require a home inspection.  It could save you time and money and is advisable to have a pre inspection to begin to address items that need to be repaired prior to an accepted offer.  Here is a list of things to pay attention to.   

  • Are you a member of the American Society of Home Inspectors or National Association of Home Inspectors?
  • Do you have a current license? (Inspectors are not required to be licensed in every state.)

  • How many inspections of properties such as this do you do each year?

  • Do you have a list of past clients I can contact?

  • Do you carry professional errors and omissions insurance? May I have a copy of the policy?

  • Do you provide any guarantees of your work?

  • What specifically will the inspection cover?

  • What type of report will I receive after the inspection?

  • How long will the inspection take?

  • How long will it take to receive the report?

  • How much will the inspection cost?

  • When was your boiler last serviced?