Frequently Asked Questions

A home inspection is a comprehensive assessment of a property's condition, conducted by a licensed professional. It covers the examination of structural elements, systems, and components to identify any existing or potential issues.

Typically, a home inspection takes 2-4 hours, depending on the size and age of the home.

A home inspection includes evaluating the home’s structure, foundation, roof, plumbing, electrical, heating and cooling systems, interior and exterior conditions, and other key components.

No you do not need to be present for the entire inspection, however; it is advantageous to be onsite for the summary portion at the end.

If issues are found, it doesn’t necessarily mean you shouldn’t buy the house. The inspection report provides an understanding of what maintenance or repairs might be needed, which can sometimes be a point of negotiation in the buying process.

The cost varies based on the size and location of the home, but it typically ranges from a five hundred dollars to over a thousand. It’s a worthwhile investment considering the valuable information it provides. Click here for our pricing

A home inspection is not a pass or fail test, but rather an assessment to inform you of the condition of the property and any necessary repairs or maintenance.

Yes, even newly constructed homes can have issues. A home inspection can identify any problems that need to be addressed before moving in. This is usually a great time to identify deficiencies that need to be taken care of by the builder.

A home inspection assesses the condition of the house, while an appraisal determines the property's market value.

If you're selling, ensure all areas of the home are accessible, systems are operational, and any known issues are disclosed. If you're buying, prepare a list of any specific concerns or questions you may have.