New and Pre-Owned Home Inspectionswill be in compliance with the Rules of the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC). The goal of this inspection is to identify any material defects within the systems, structures and components of the home. The inspection report can also serve as a guide when contacting qualified licensed professionals to repair or assess items. This inspection will not identify cosmetic issues in the home.
Walk-through Inspections are completed before your final walk-through with the builder. This inspection is conducted with new construction to help identify any items you would like the builder to repair before you "sign-off" and accept the home.
Warranty Inspections can be conducted 30-60 days before your home warranty expires. Most new home builders will provide you with a one-year builders warranty. This inspection can help identify problem areas that your builder can repair before the warranty expires and prevent you from paying for these repairs.
Construction Loan Draw Inspectionsserve to ensure proper compliance with draw schedules from loan lender.
Well Water Flow and Coliform TestingThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) rules that protect public drinking water systems do not apply to individual water systems, such as privately owned wells. As an individual water system owner, it is up to you to make sure that your water is safe to drink. Source: https://www.cdc.gov/healthywater/drinking/private/wells/testing.html
Radon TestingRadon is a gas that you cannot smell, taste or see. Radon forms naturally when uranium, radium and thorium break down in rocks, soil and groundwater. People can be exposed to radon primarily from breathing radon in air that comes through cracks and gaps in buildings and homes. Source: https://www.cdc.gov/radon/
Important things to remember about a home inspection;
A home inspection will not focus on cosmetic issues.
It is not a "pass" or "fail". Unless you've agreed to buy "as-is", the inspection will serve as tool to negotiate with the seller to fix (some of) the problems or reduce the price.
The inspection does not provide any warranty to any system, component or structure of the home nor can it predict any future problems that may arise.
It is not a wood destroying insect inspection. A wood destroying insect inspection can be scheduled through an affiliate licensed pest control company.
"This is one of the largest investments you'll ever make so do not skip on the home inspection. It can save you headaches and potentially thousands of dollars in repair costs. Our relationship doesn't end when we handover the report, we'll be here for you to answer any questions you may have." -Rolando