Services & Pricing

Our services are provided by an inspector with advanced college degrees in the sciences, a lifetime of experience in the construction industry, who is a long-time leader in the home inspection profession.  He is committed to excellence, experienced and diligent.  The inspector is readily available to you, responsive and he provides close support to prepare you for your closing.

This is not an inspection mill.  We take whatever time is needed to provide a very thorough, reliable, and detailed report and to educate our clients to really understand the home inspected.

If you are interested in price only, you are in the wrong place.

There are newbies desperate for work and others who provide minimal service that will work for cheap.  That is not what we do.  Check our Google reviews.  What you see is what you get.

Keep in mind that the cost of a home inspection is very small compared to the size of your investment.

Perhaps the most expensive thing you can ever buy is a cheap home inspection.

 

$350 – HOME INSPECTION (Generally for a real estate transaction)

BASE PRICE FOR INSPECTION OF A HOUSE – Per NYS Standards of Practice – Including very detailed written report with photographs.

 

$350 – PRE-LISTING HOME INSPECTION

BASE PRICE FOR INSPECTION OF A HOUSE – Per NYS Standards of Practice – Including very detailed written report with photographs.  Find out things that may delay your sale or that need work to improve the value of your home before you list it for sale.

 

$350 – POST-PURCHASE HOME INSPECTION

BASE PRICE FOR INSPECTION OF A HOUSE – Per NYS Standards of Practice – Including very detailed written report with photographs.  Find out things that you did not discover before closing on your new home because you did not have a quality NYS Regulated Home Inspection performed by an experienced and diligent Home Inspector.

 

$515 – CITY PACKAGE (Typical for homes with city services)

BASE PRICE FOR INSPECTION OF A HOUSE –  Per NYS Standards of Practice – Including very detailed written report with photographs. – PLUS discounted Radon test and Wood Destroying Insect inspection (WDI)

 

$865 – COUNTRY PACKAGE (Typical for homes w/o city water and sewer)

BASE PRICE FOR INSPECTION OF A HOUSE –  Per NYS Standards of Practice – Including very detailed written report with photographs. – PLUS discounted Radon test, WDI inspection, Well Flow test, Septic Dye test and Water Quality test package.

 

$350 (+$100 PER UNIT) – MULTI-UNIT HOME INSPECTION

BASE PRICE FOR INSPECTION OF A HOUSE with up to four living units – Per NYS Standards of Practice – Including very detailed written report with photographs.

 

WALK-THRU “ INSPECTION” – “WALK-N-TALK”  – NOT OFFERED

After in-depth research we have determined that this service should not be offered. Homebuyers, rushed into signing a contract, are perilously relying on Walk-Thru “inspections” for their buying decisions.  A Walk-Thru is often provided without a written agreement or insurance.  A Walk-Thru with only verbal feedback makes things difficult for home buying negotiation since there are no professionally documented findings.  Offering such a service is considered to be unethical for a licensed Home Inspector by NYSAHI (NYS Association of Home Inspectors, NYSAHI.com, “The Perils of Walk-n-talks”).

WE STRONGLY URGE HOME BUYERS TO INVEST IN A RELIABLE STATE REGULATED HOME INSPECTION BY A LICENSED HOME INSPECTOR. 

Proper professional evaluation of a home takes hours of close examination and very careful written reporting. It cannot be done on the fly.  Don’t get stuck with a money pit to save a few dollars. Don’t be rushed into a decision that you may regret for many years. Don’t buy an uninspected home to find out after closing that your mortgage company demands immediate repayment because you cannot afford to make expensive repairs to correct issues missed in the brief walk-thru that your insurance company inspection discovered after the closing.  If you cannot afford to make those repairs and cannot afford to pay off your mortgage in full, you may lose everything that you have invested in the home.  A NYS regulated Home Inspection performed by an experienced and diligent NYS Licensed Home Inspector is a relatively inexpensive protection of a large and what may be a life-altering investment.

 


OTHER SERVICES  (If not part of package and sold separately)

$150 – RADON TEST

$200 – SEPTIC DYE TEST

$150 – WELL FLOW TEST

 $250 – WATER QUALITY TEST PACKAGE                                               

FHA/VA Standard Package – Coliform, Lead & Nitrate/Nitrite

$200 –WDI INSPECTION      

With Standard NPMA-33 Report

 

 


Pricing here is for typical local home, less than 2500 SF, under 50 years old…

Please call for quote

Pricing is subject to change without notice.

 

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