Purchasing a home is one of the biggest single investments you will make in your life time. According to Zillow, the average cost of a home is $205,500 and they predict the value will rise 1.9% this year. Whether you are buying a permanent or temporary home, having a certified licensed home inspection on your future home can save you thousands of dollars in hidden repairs by finding and reporting any underlying issues of the home before you sign the dotted line. On the low end the average roof replacement is $5,000-$8,000 according to the website Roofing Calculator. That is just one of the many systems and components in the home that will be inspected.. Your home inspector will evaluate and report on the all of the system and components in your future home and give you a detailed easy to read, descriptive report with pictures within 24 hours of your appointment so you can make an informed decision on your investment.
Your Home Inspection Explained Upon arrival, the inspector will begin the property inspection on the outside of the home and will inspect the home from top to bottom, taking pictures, and documenting the findings along the way. Once the outside inspection is complete he will move to the inside and move from room to room inspecting each with a top to bottom approach. The inspector will inspect all of the homes readily accessible systems and components to give you a full detailed report of everything under the sun about your new home. Depending on the size of the property, a home inspection can take 2-4 hours. A typical inspection is three hours. Once complete the inspector will sit down with you to go over his findings and give you time to ask any questions. Your electronic home inspection report, with pictures, will be delivered within 24 hours after the completion of the inspection.