10 Questions to Ask a Home Inspector

  1. What is your experience? Are you a member of the American Association of Home Inspectors and/or CABO?
  2. Do you have a license? Inspectors are not required to be licensed in every state.
  3. How many inspections do you perform every year?
  4. Referencest?
  5. Can I see your errors and omissions insurance bond?
  6. What is your guarantee?
  7. What is included in my home inspection?
  8. Can I see a sample copy of a printed report? Is there a computer copy?
  9. How long is the inspection and when will I receive the report?
  10. How much will the inspection cost and is there anything not included?

Portions adapted from Real Estate Checklists and Systems and used with permission. www.realestatechecklists.com

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