How Are Home Inspectors Paid?

Most home inspectors will take payment in many different forms such as cash, check or card. Payment is normally required to be made before the report will be released. Home…

Who Pays For A Home Inspection When Buying A Home?

The buyer is the one who will pay for the home inspection to be conducted. They have the option to hire whatever inspector they would like as long as they…

Do Home Inspectors Take Pictures?

Absolutely, home inspectors today use technology that allows them to take pictures & videos. Pictures are the best way for a home inspector to document what he/she may see during…

Do Home Inspectors Get On The Roof?

Yes, home inspectors walk on roofs but they may opt not too based on the circumstances. If it is snowing, raining or very windy then he/she may not get on…

What Does An Inspector Look For In A Crawl Space?

Foundation, Floor Joists, Electrical Wires, Plumbing, Sub Floor, Duct Work, Ventilation.

Should I Get An Appraisal or Inspection First?

Typically the home inspection comes before the appraisal. As a buyer you have the option to hire whatever inspector you like while the appraisal is normally handled by the lender.…

Is Home Inspection and Appraisal The Same?

No, an appraisal and home inspection are two very different things. A home inspection is an in depth process which looks at the condition of the home while an appraisal…

How Long Does An Inspection Take?

The length of each inspection will vary greatly depending on multiple factors such as the size of the home, age, ancillary services and how well the house has been kept…

Who Attends A Home Inspection?

Most often the buyer and the buyer’s agent attend the home inspection. Ordinarily when the home inspector has finished up he/she will run through the report with the two to…

Is It Okay To Buy A Home Without An Inspection?

Buyers are not required to get a home inspection when they are purchasing a home. Some homes may even be sold “as is” and exclude a home inspection. However, buying…

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