What is a home inspection?
A home inspection is a limited visual examination of the readily accessible and installed systems in a home. The inspector will evaluate the function and safety of a home’s structure, roofing, HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems. A “home inspection” is a professional opinion of the condition of the home in the form of a written report.
When is a home inspection required?
You may need or want a home inspection if you are renting, purchasing or selling a home. The inspection report provides valuable information about the site conditions as well as the interior and exterior components of a home.
How long does an inspection take? Do I need to be present for the inspection?
A typical home inspection takes approximately 2-3 hours. The exact amount of depends on the size and condition of the home. While not mandatory, it is strongly encouraged that you be present for the inspection.