Real Estate Inspections
Get An Inspection?
purchase is the largest purchase that most people make. It
only makes sense to understand the condition of the property
that you are considering. That is what a home inspection provides!
What are the types of inspections?
typical homebuyer inspection, in preparation for the purchase
of a home, is a structural and mechanical inspection.
structural portion consists of the inspection of the
foundation, roofing/framing, wall veneers (in & out),
doors, windows, weatherstripping, attic venting, water penetration,
gutters. It does not pertain to aesthetic items.
mechanical portion relates to the electrical system,
the plumbing lines, the cooling & heating system, the
water heater and the built-in appliances.
these you may wish (and are recommended) to add the wood
destroying insect inspection which is commonly known as
a termite inspection. Trust me that there are more than just
termites eating wood.
are your basic inspections to protect yourself. If your
home has special features or components you may also need
to add inspections for such things as well and septic, pool/spa
or sprinkler systems.
inspections are listed below, some are performed by MLC Real
Estate Inspections, some we can schedule at the same time
and some we may refer to a specialist in that field.
a homebuyer you will be most interested in the following inspections
available depending on the components or needs of the home
you are considering:
1. structural inspections - include foundation thru the roofing
2. mechanical inspections - covers electrical, air conditioning
and heating, plumbing, water heater
3. appliances - encompasses built in (non-chattel) items
4. swimming pools and spas
5. irrigation systems - sprinklers
6. wood destroying insect inspection - commonly known as "the
termite inspection" - there are more that just termites
that eat cellulose products
7. asbestos inspections
8. microbial inspection - mold
9. lead paint inspections
10. well and septic inspections - must be performed by registered
sanitarians or licensed plumbers
11. new home inspections
12. phase inspections - for homes under construction
and FmHA inspections These inspections are mortgage company
Warranty Inspections These are builder-initiated inspections
Inspections These are, generally initiated by, mortgage
companies and the government. They can also be in preparation
for expert witness events. They are very expensive and require
much time at the homesite to accomplish. They are generally
considered beyond normal due-diligence.
buy a home inspection when they miss items and defer to contractors?
Real Estate Inspections, providing the home buying consumer in the Greater
Houston Area valuable information regarding Real Estate Property Condition.
Inspections for both re-sale and new construction home purchases.
Real Estate Inspections - Serving the Greater Houston Metropolitan area:
Atascocita, Bacliff, Barbers Hill, Baytown, Bearcreek, Beasley, Bellaire,
Brookside Village, Bunker Hill, Champions, Channelview, Clear Creek, ClearLake,
Cleveland, Conroe, Crosby, Cut N Shoot, Cypress, Dayton, Decker Prairie,
Deer Park, First Colony, Fondren, Friendswood, Galena Park, Galveston,
Hedwig, Hempstead, Houston, Huffman, Humble, Hunters Creek, Jacinto City,
Jersey Village, Katy, Kemah, Kingwood, Klien, La Porte, League City, Liberty,
Magnolia, Meadows Place, Missouri City, Mont Belvieu, Montgomery, New
Caney, North Forest, OakHill, Oak Ridge North, Pasadena, Pearland, Pecan
Grove, Piney Point, Porter, Richmond, Roman Forest, Rosenburg, Seabrook,
Shenandoah, Shore Acres, SouthHouston, Southside Place, Spring, Spring
Branch, Spring Valley, Stafford, Stafford, Stagecoach, Sugarland, Taylor
Lake Village, Texas City, The Woodlands, Tomball, Waller, Webster, West
University Place, Willis, Woodbranch Village, Harris County, Montgomery
County, Waller County, Ft Bend County, Liberty County
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