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Home Inspection Cost Houston Texas

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Home Inspection Cost Houston Texas
Home Inspection Cost Houston Texas

Home Inspection Cost Houston Texas Standard Inspection

ItemFeeNotes
Standard Inspection$310Includes the first 2,000 s/f of the home.
Phase Inspection Pre-Pour$325Includes the first 2,000 s/f of the home. Also includes Foundation Form Survey with Smart Level.
Phase Inspection Pre-Drywall$325Includes the first 2,000 s/f of the home.
Additional Square Footage12¢/sf
Additional Unit$150/eaThis typically applies to garage apartments or separate buildings.
Four Point Inspection$186/eaFour Point Insurance Inspection – Insurance Carrier Inspection Report.
Limited Inspection$186/eaContact office for details. Each inspection is different. This is typically the inspection of one system, or only one of the additional services below such as Termite, Sewer Camera, Etc.
Re-Inspection$186/eaCovers the first 10 items. Additional items $15/ea. Contact office for details.
TDI VIP Inspection$128.17+ Mileage @.56¢ each wayTexas Department of Insurance Voluntary Inspection Program Inspection
TDI VIP Re-Inspection$64.07+ Mileage @.56¢ each wayTexas Department of Insurance Voluntary Inspection Program Re-Inspection
HUD-90251 CIR$75FHA Loans on new construction often are required by FHA Underwriting and the lender to have a HUD-90251 Compliance Inspection Report. I am an ICC certified Residential Combination Inspector and can provide this report. It is added to a home inspection or re-inspection.
Foundation StyleFeeNotes
Slab on GradeIncludedThe most common type of foundation in the Houston region.
Crawlspace
Pier and Beam
Block and Beam
$150These take more time to inspect because more of the home is accessible.
Home AgeFeeNotes
2011 to 2021IncludedNo additional cost for homes less than 10 years old.
1996 to 2010$25Older homes take longer to inspect and typically have more modifications.
1971 to 1995$75Typically these have older systems and have had at least one remodel performed.
Before 1971$150These homes have almost always been remodeled or had an add-on and require more time to inspect.

Home Inspection Cost Houston Texas Add On Inspections and Services

Additional Inspections / ServicesFeeNotes
Termite Inspection
$100Termites and other Wood Destroying Insects can literally eat your home from the inside out. Inspecting for them can help avoid creepy surprises later.
Sewer Camera Inspection$150The sewer pipes under a home and in the yard are a critical part of the home. This inspection runs a camera through them to identify hidden and costly damage such as tree roots, blockages, collapsed pipes, and deteriorated or cracked pipes.
Pool and Spa Inspection$100We inspect the pool / spa systems to identify deteriorated or damaged equipment and conditions that are a safety hazard.
Foundation Elevation Survey$125Using state of the art computerized equipment (zip level / smart level) we measure the elevation of the foundation. This provides information about the slope and condition of the home’s foundation. Great for documentation on new homes or existing homes.
Floorplan$60 / with inspection
$100 / stand alone
Get a floorplan with 95% accurate measurements. Great for listing or buying.
Matterport 3D Scan / Virtual Tour$175 – covers 2,000 s/f
12¢ s/f for excess
High quality 3D virtual tour. Includes 90 days of hosting and tour can be transferred to you.

Home Inspection Cost Frequently Asked Questions

1. When will I get my report?  The same day.
2. Why should I hire you?  We are very good at what we do.  Highly qualified and thorough inspections help you understand the condition of the house.
3. Why do I need an inspection report? An unbiased report identifying items that need repair or replacement can help you identify hidden costs and can be used by you and your Realtor® as part of the negotiating process.  
4. Why do you charge for _______? This is a consulting activity and the cost is related to the time required to inspect and write the report.  Each item on the price list correlates to the time required for the inspection.

5. Do you sell or share my information? No! We charge enough to not need the revenue from selling your contact information or offering you “services” that will try to sell you insuranace, moving, warranties, security systems, etc.  We strongly recommend that you ask any inspector about this.  Some inspectors will sell your information for as little as $4.

6.  Why do you do your add-on inspections in-house?  We believe that inspectors and their reports should be unbiased and only represent the interests of the client that hired us.  An inspector should not be in a position to make money from their recommendations.  We don’t offer repair, pest-control, pool-maintenance, HVAC or other ancillary services under our company or a sister company.    Those would be a conflict of interest.

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