Learn about the home inspection procedure
and local home inspection cost.
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What is a home inspection and why do I need it.
Why is it a mistake not to get a professional home inspection. (HGTV special report)
One of the first questions buyers will ask a home inspector is "How much does a home inspection cost" In reality buyers should ask questions to help them analyze the inspectors experience, years in business, and what their qualification are. Its hard to give an exact amount because home inspection pricing will vary depending the size of the property, how old it is, and what type of home inspection it is. Depending on the situation a home inspection can be done in a couple hours or it can last up to 4 hours. The typical answer found online and by asking a realtor is going to be $170 to around $500. If an inspector charges the bare minimum its hard to say he will spend much time on inspecting a house and the detailed report that needs to be done after.
Buying a home is often the largest financial purchase most households make. Going the cheap route isn't always a good thing. Specially when such a large amount of money involved. Buyers need to research the professional they work with and not always the price.
Practical List of things to ask home inspectors.
Types of Home Inspections.
Cabinet Work (Kitchen and Bath)
Deck Built and/or Replace
Electrical Wiring or Panel Upgrade
Home Security System Installation
Interior and Exterior Doors
Gas or Electric Furnace
General Plumbing Repair and Service
Spray Foam Insulation
Landscaping for Yard or Garden