Do Home inspectors give repair estimates?

No, Home inspectors are only allowed to make recommendations for a contractor.

What is typically included in a Home Inspection?

Detailed written report that includes pertinent information concerning the following:

  • Structure
  • Exterior
  • Roofing
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical
  • Heating/Cooling systems
  • Interior
  • Ventilation
  • Doors
  • Windows
  • Fire place
  • Safety
  • Solid burning fuel
  • Appliances
  • and more!

What would fail a Home Inspection?

Home inspections do not fall in a pass or fail category. It is a detailed report outlining pros, cons, or flaws of a piece of property that has been selected by the client (whether it is seller or purchaser).

How long should a Home Inspection take?

This will vary depending on square footage of property. A normal inspection can last anywhere from 3-5 hours.

Can a seller refuse to make repairs ?

Absolutely. Seller is not obligated to make repairs, but this could impact the selling price or ultimately the sale of the property.

Can a buyer change their offer after an inspection?

Yes, the buyer can negotiate with the seller upon completion of the inspection report based on inspector's findings.