A Home Inspection is a very important part of the home buying process. Home inspections generally provide buyers with information about the property’s major systems including, although not limited to, heating, air conditioning, plumbing and electrical systems, foundation and structure, roof and flashing and possible environmental conditions affecting the property. Expect to receive a written report from the home inspector. Choosing a qualified inspector to perform the inspection can be a daunting task. Generally speaking, the following is a list of items that should be taken into account when choosing a Home Inspector:
Below are links to websites for three professional associations of home inspectors with members in the Mid-Atlantic region*. You can easily search them for members in your area.
International Association of Certified Home Inspectors American Society of Home Inspectors National Association of Home Inspectors