Buyers Home Inspection
Full Home Inspection for real estate transactions. I inspect to InterNACHI standards. I spend between 2-4 hours on site, depending on the size and condition of the property. One outbuilding a one HVAC system included in price. I pride myself in representing YOU, the buyer, and nobody else. Reports are delivered online and if your inspection is finished before 5pm I guarantee you will receive your report that same day.
Click the green button above for an instant quote and online scheduling!
Pricing is calculated based on age, square footage and distance from Grand Rapids.
Additional fee for multi-family
Condo discount available in most cases
11 MOnth Warranty Inspection $300+
This is specifically for new homes that are coming up to the end of the warranty period provided by your builder. This is similar to a full home inspection however since you have lived in the home for almost a year we will rely on you for as much information as possible so that we can help create a thorough report that you can present to your builder.
Make sure to schedule before your warranty expires!
Sellers PRE-LISTING INSPECTION
Have a Certified Professional Inspector walk through your home to look for any big issues/deal breakers before you put your
home on the market. This is a great idea if
you want to avoid any big surprises when a potential buyer is doing a home inspection on your home.
Does not include a written report.
Visual inspection and recommendations
when looking at upgrading
or remodeling a home.
ADD ON SERVICES
48 Hour Radon Test
The home is tested with an Electronic Radon Monitor. Testing takes a minimum of 48 hours but results are provided immediately upon retrieval of the equipment. Includes Radon Report with findings and recommendations. Reports are sent out after the monitor is picked up.
Add $50 if not combined with Base
Full Pest Inspection (Termites and WDI) $75
We are always looking for pests and specifically wood destroying insects during our home inspections. If we find them we will let you know! The full pest inspection will provide a report on an official form if requested. We will look for evidence (damage or treatment) of any past infestation, look for any signs of a current infestation and also point out areas where a future infestation could occur.
Sewer Video Scope
We partner with Lake Michigan Mechanical (LMM) to offer a full sewer scope. We will schedule one of their licensed technicians to come out and fully analyze the sewer line from the home all the way out to the city's main during your home inspection. If any repairs are needed they can provide a quote for repair or replacement! To learn more about LMM click here. This service is only provided within a 30 minute radius of Grand Rapids.
If mold is found during the home inspection one or more samples can be sent to a lab to analyze what type of mold it is. Results are ready in approximately 72 hours. In most cases though mold is caused by a moisture issue and once the moisture is mitigated the mold can be fairly easily removed in most cases. Pricing varies by the amount of samples but is normally around $100 per sample.
Home Energy Score
During the home inspection your homes energy efficiency will be scored on a 1 to 10 scale by using the Home Energy Score developed by the DOE. This tool will help you estimate utility costs and will give you advice on how to make your home more comfortable and energy efficient. Blower door testing is an additional $125 if done with Home Energy Score.
Furnace, AC + Water Heater Testing by Licensed HVAC company
We partner with Lake Michigan Mechanical (LMM) to offer a full HVAC testing service. We will schedule for one of their licensed technicians to come out and fully analyze the Furnace, AC and Water Heater during the Home Inspection. If any repairs are needed they can provide a quote for repair or replacement. This is a perfect service if the home has older systems! To learn more about LMM click here. This service is only provided within a 30 minute radius of Grand Rapids.
Crawl Spaces &
Home Inspection includes one detached Garage or Shed. There is an additional fee per outbuilding if you would like them inspected. Crawlspace fee may be added to an inspection depending on accesssability, please inquire for more details.
Are you worried about your new homes water quality? Water testing checks for the following; Automated Partial Chemistry: Hardness, Sulfate, Iron, Nitrate, Nitrite, Fluoride, Chloride, and pH as well as Drinking Water Bacteria (Total Coliform). All testing is done by a local certified lab. Report takes approximately 48-72 hours from the time of the inspection. Note: If your home has a well/septic the seller is required to perform these tests.
Add $50 if not combined with
Banner Photocredit: Matt Jones