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Old April 1st, 2008, 12:26 AM   #1
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Home Inspection

Just wondering if anyone could give me some kind of estimate as to what a home inspection would cost.

Do they base price on sq/ft of house or what?

Would I be right that guessing it would be better to get an inspector that does not live in the town the house is?

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Old April 1st, 2008, 12:29 AM   #2
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around $200-400 depending on what they are doing...septic/well or water testing bs
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Old April 1st, 2008, 01:53 AM   #3
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My dad just had a residential home inspection, about 1100 sq. feet, guy charged 195. It was on sewer/public water.
I suggest you get an inspector who has a builders license also. PM me if you want an inspector in your area.
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Old April 1st, 2008, 06:54 AM   #4
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i paid 250 for mine about three years ago
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Old April 2nd, 2008, 09:39 AM   #5
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is it really necessary to get a city water system inspected?
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Old April 2nd, 2008, 09:55 AM   #6
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Old April 2nd, 2008, 09:59 AM   #7
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Old April 2nd, 2008, 10:06 AM   #8
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what else would be advisable to have inspected besides electrical, septic/sewer?

is it possible to find an inspector who does all of this at once or do you have to hire separate people for each job?
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Old April 2nd, 2008, 11:03 AM   #9
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Most charge about $100 per inspection, so building and water/sewer would be about $200. I would do a walkthru yourself and try to spot issues that you want inspected. If the electrical looks newer and well run then I wouldn't bother.
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Old April 2nd, 2008, 11:21 AM   #10
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Yes, have them run a camera down the main sewer line.
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