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FAQ

  • Homebuyer's (Pre-Closing) Inspections
    ur homebuyer's inspections provide a thorough evaluation of a property before closing, ensuring you are fully aware of its condition. We meticulously inspect all major systems and components, helping you make informed decisions and avoid any unexpected issues after purchase.
  • Home Seller's (Pre-Listing) Inspections
    Our pre-listing inspections for home sellers help identify any issues that could affect the sale of your property. By addressing potential problems before listing, you can enhance your home's marketability, streamline the selling process, and achieve a higher selling price.
  • What is a home inspection?
    A home inspection is a process in which I go through the home and make sure the home is safe for you to live in. A typical home inspection will cover the foundation, electrical, plumbing, roof, and any other part of the house that I can get to to ensure its safety.
  • Why do I need to have a home inspection?
    It is always good to have your home inspected when buying or selling your house. If you are selling your house it is a tool that can be used for you to help you properly price your house and know any potential red flags that the buyer may find. If you are buying a house, it is a good thing for you to get to make sure you know of any possible disclosures that could have been hidden or unknown about the house, and give you leverage when negotiating.
  • Can I attend the inspection?
    Absolutely, I encourage everyone to attend the inspection. The inspection can take several hours, however this is a good chance for you to take any measurements of the house, or ask any questions that you may have about a part of the house.
  • How long does a home inspection take?
    A typical home inspection will last approximately 2 1/2 hours. However, depending on what is found or the square footage of the house it can last for a few more hours than that.
  • What’s included in a home inspection?
    At a home inspection, the inspection will cover all components of the house inside and out. At Smith Inspections, we also offer a free 90-day warranty for any of the appliances and other components of the house. We also make sure you have the report before we leave the property. So that you have anything that you need before we leave.
  • What happens if there are problems found during the inspection?
    Any potential problem in the house will be documented in the report, and we will do our best to ensure that we are completely transparent to help you make an informed decision as to what your next steps should be. However, even the smallest and largest problems will still be up to the homeowner to decide if the problems found is a dealbreaker for them in the homebuying process.
  • What are some benefits of a home inspection?
    Getting a home inspection as a buyer is a great negotiation tool to help you make the right decision when purchasing a home. It gives a sense of peace of mind to know that the home you are purchasing is in acceptable condition.
  • How much does a home inspection cost?
    The typical home inspection will cost $350. However other factors could raise the price such as higher square footage homes, septic tanks, pools, WDI inspections, and other potential things on the property.
  • What are some good questions to ask during a home inspection?
    There are no bad questions to ask during a home inspection, if you have a question about how something works or if it is in good condition make sure you ask the question. Other questions to ask before the home inspection would be how do you inspect the roof, or what happens if the A/C goes out after the inspection.
  • How should I prepare for a home inspection?
    If you are selling a home and are having an inspection done to it then the biggest thing to make sure of is to make sure all attics and crawl spaces are accessible, and all utilities are turned on. We can take it from there, however we need to make sure those things are done prior to us trying to inspect the home.
  • Are you insured?
    Yes I am, as a licensed home inspector in the state of Texas you have be insured to a minimum standard set by the state.
  • What is the best way to contact you?
    The best way to contact me is to call or text my number which is 817-994–5547.

Certified home inspector Granbury TX

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