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A Guide to Home Inspections A home inspection is defined as the examination of the systems and physical structures of a home; it gives a detailed ‘picture’ of the current condition of the home. The main goal of the inspection is to help downgrade the risk involved with buying a new home; but the inspector will not be able to get rid of those risks and cannot determine future happenings because of changes in habitation. Included in the inspection are the areas in need of repair, as well as potential safety and health issues. The inspectors in Texas are required to be licensed by the TREC (Texas Real Estate Commission), must comply with the TREC standards of practice whenever an inspection is done in the home of a potential buyer or seller of a one-to-four residential home. Remember that inspectors are not obliged to move any furniture or object in the home. Thus, it is important that you clear the major components of the home before the inspection. The inspector will then record which objects were inspected (I), not inspected (NI), not present (NP), or/and deficient (D). The deficiencies may contain water penetration, damage, material distress, deterioration, inoperability, unsuitable installation and missing parts. The objects noted on the record will not require a fix by the seller or buyer. The people who signed the contract will be the only ones to decide whether they will fix the deficiencies or not. Please remember that there will be a couple of items that has something to do with safety issues or building codes and only a few homes will comply to it. Home inspection costs There will be factors that can affect how much your home inspection will cost; age of the house, its size, particular features of the house and possible option systems detected.
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It will usually cost you $250 to $400 for a home inspection and additional fees for optional services like the:swimming pool, lawn sprinkler system, hot tubs, spas, outdoor cooking equipment, outbuildings, private water wells, gas supply systems, whole house vacuum systems septic systems and other built in appliances. The decision as to avail of a home inspection should not solely depend on the possible costs. Will a home fail an inspection? Definitely no, because it is an examination only of the current condition of the house. A rating of ‘fail’ or ‘pass’ is not issued. When is the best time for a home inspection?
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If the purchase contract is signed, a home inspection can already proceed. This is the only way for you to determine problems so that you can talk with the owner about the repairs. Remember that each of these will have to happen during your option period.