Questions to ask a home inspector

Home inspection is one of the most important things you can do when buying a new home. It is important that you understand if there are any issues that the home has that you and your agent may not notice. It is invaluable to get the experience of a professional inspector to inspect the home and explain any and all issues and what they may or may not cost to fix. 

Did you know that anyone can conduct home inspection in Los Angeles, there is no license, credential or certificate required, so here are some qualifying questions to ask when picking a home inspector:

  1. Are you involved in any professional groups or associations? 

Answer should be YES.

  1. Do you carry E&O insurance along with Workmen's Compensation? 

Answer should be YES.

  1. Do you conduct repairs on the properties that you inspect? 

Answer should be NO.

  1. How long has your company been in business? 

Answer should be 5+ YEARS.

Posted on June 24, 2013 .