Two Tools Your Home Inspector Should Offer to Find Hidden Hazards

Two Tools Your Home Inspector Should Offer to Find Hidden Hazards

Texas home inspectors are required to visually inspect accessible systems and components inside and outside the home. But what about the parts of a home you want to buy that aren’t “accessible”? Inside the walls? Under the flooring? Or in those tiny crawl spaces and...
The Most Important Question to Ask a Home Inspector Before You Hire

The Most Important Question to Ask a Home Inspector Before You Hire

Earlier this year, we put together a list of 13 questions you should ask a home inspector before you offer him the job. The questions are all valuable — after all, you’re about to make one of the largest investments of your life. But one sticks out as the single, most...
Home Inspection 101: What to Expect When You’re Inspecting

Home Inspection 101: What to Expect When You’re Inspecting

It’s hard to believe that we’ve been performing Dallas home inspections for more than 10 years now! And we’ve learned from experience that a lot of people don’t know what to expect when a home inspector walks through the front door. What is...
Whether Buying or Building, Home Inspections Matter

Whether Buying or Building, Home Inspections Matter

Did you know that the Dallas area is the top new home market in the country, with 33,234 homes started in 2017? 4th quarter construction starts were up 16.9% over 2016, and builders report stronger than expected sales at the end of 2017, indicating 2018 could be a...
A Hot Dallas Housing Market Means Home Inspections are Essential!

A Hot Dallas Housing Market Means Home Inspections are Essential!

Our housing market is booming with big names like Toyota, Huawei, Samsung, Kubota, McKesson, and Hilti setting up shop in the area, bringing thousands of jobs and transplanting thousands of people to fill them. And this means lots of new houses are being built. In...
5 Good Reasons to Have Your Home Inspected Every Year

5 Good Reasons to Have Your Home Inspected Every Year

When you buy or sell a home, it’s a given that you will have a home inspection — but have you thought about having your current home inspected outside of the buying or selling process? We’ve lived in our home for twelve years, and I can’t tell you...
Selecting a Home Inspector? Ask These 13 Questions.

Selecting a Home Inspector? Ask These 13 Questions.

Buying a home is one of the most significant investments you’ll make, so having the property professionally inspected before committing is critical. If you need to hire a Dallas home inspector, ask these 13 questions to guide your selection. 1. Are you licensed to...
Make Sure Your Home Inspection Isn’t Botched

Make Sure Your Home Inspection Isn’t Botched

We were watching Botched the other night – a TV show about a couple of plastic surgeons who fix procedures that other people have messed up. Usually, those who botch the surgeries are not ethical, licensed plastic surgeons. Often, they’re not even doctors. Yet people...
What Does A Home Inspection Cover & How Long Will It Take?

What Does A Home Inspection Cover & How Long Will It Take?

Home inspectors will report on many different areas. Mechanical and structural components will be evaluated from top to bottom. These areas will include the roof cover/ roof structure, foundation/ drainage, exterior walls, windows, doors, chimney stack, patios, decks,...
Why Selecting the Right Home Inspector is Critical

Why Selecting the Right Home Inspector is Critical

Home inspections are important and can save you thousands of dollars in potential costly repairs, so selecting the right home inspector is critical. Once you have a signed contract you need to identify a home inspector ASAP, as the option period clock starts ticking....
Why You Need A Home Inspector When Purchasing A Home

Why You Need A Home Inspector When Purchasing A Home

What a qualified home inspector does for a home buyer and why you need one in your corner when purchasing a home When purchasing a home there are so many things to be concerned about. Especially for first-time home buyers this experience can be a crash course in which...
How to Prepare for a Home Inspection in Dallas – Fort Worth

How to Prepare for a Home Inspection in Dallas – Fort Worth

One of the final steps in the process of selling your home involves a home inspection. Typically, if you have reached this stage you have already received an offer from a buyer and there are just a few details to iron out. Pay attention to the details, and the sale of...
Home Inspections: Not Just for Buying or Selling

Home Inspections: Not Just for Buying or Selling

Generally homeowners obtain home inspections only when buying or selling, but they can be valuable and save you money in more ways than one. Find out how in this article… When a home is changing hands is the most common time to have a home inspected. Once the...
Home Inspection Myths

Home Inspection Myths

In this article, Keith Boggs, a licensed home inspector in Dallas, TX, explains common home inspection myths and misconceptions. Myth # 1: All home components are inspected. Inspectors are limited visually. Home inspection is not a “CSI type” of inspection. Home...