Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs

Question:​    Is it okay to perform the inspection myself?
Answer:​        Inspecting your potential home is not recommended.  Home inspectors are specially trained to look for and find things you may miss.  Unless you are a trained and certified home inspector, please seek out a professional for your health and safety.  Some states or financial lenders require a licensed inspector to complete the inspection.

Question:  ​   What is the cost of a home inspection?
Answer:​         The cost of a home inspection will vary depending on multiple factors:  location of home, size of home, age of home, as well as other factors.  A typical range might be between $300 and $500 nationally.  This can fluctuate depending on the factors mentioned.  

Question:​      How long with the inspection take?
Answer:          Depending on the services requested and the characteristics of the home being inspected, you can expect a standard home inspection to take two, three or even several hours.  Some of the individual ancillary services such as radon testing, sewer scoping and water testing will take less time.  

Question:​        Do I have to be there for the inspection services?
Answer:​            It is not required that you are present for the home inspection; however, it might be a great opportunity for you to be educated on certain aspects of the home.  Although pictures will be provided, the inspector would be able to point out what looks normal and what may be concerning.  

Question:​        How long does it take to receive the inspection report?
Answer:​            While some inspectors may take longer, One Stop Property Inspections, LLC aims to deliver the inspection report to our clients within a 24-hour period.  

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