Frequently Asked Home Inspection Questions

How do I find home inspectors near me?

Search google or a Map app for “home inspectors near me”, or “home inspectors (your city, state)”. This is the quickest and easiest method to find inspectors close to you. Read More!

How to choose a home inspector?

Some basic questions that should be asked when choosing a home inspector should be easily answered with just a little online research. Read More!

Should I ask if the home inspector is licensed?

Yes if you are in a state that requires licensing, not all states do. If your state doesn’t you should ask if the inspector is certified by a trade association such as InterNACHI or ASHI. These associations may require some amount of training and passing of exams before awarding them a certification.

How long does a home inspection take?

A typical home inspection takes between 2 to 3 hours. The homes square footage, age, overall condition, amount of furnishings and storage present, and number or persons present during the inspection are a few aspects that can effect the duration of an inspection.

Is the home inspector working for you or the real estate agent?

What are a Home Inspector’s “Code of Ethics”?

What does a home inspector inspect?

What are the home inspection standards of practice?

What if problems are found during the home inspection?

Should I buy this house?

Who do I contact to fix problems?

How much will the repairs cost?

How much does a radon test cost?