Real Estate Inspections in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Texas

Buying and selling real estate often requires a number of inspections. Red Hawk Real Estate Inspection boasts a combined 35 years of experience in effectively assessing the condition of properties. We remain familiar with a range of different real estate inspections, allowing us to provide accurate evaluation in any situation.

Learn More About Different Types of Real Estate Inspections

Are you a first-time home buyer? Do you know all the inspections involved in purchasing a commercial property? We are able to guide you through every step of the inspection process. One of our experts would be happy to address your questions and concerns regarding the inspection for the property you are interested in. Continue reading to learn more about the types of real estate inspections we specialize in:

Buyer’s Home Inspections

• The inspector performs a thorough and detailed inspection of the home.

• He/she walks through the entire home with the potential buyer. They explain defects, maintenance, and other issues in an interesting, easy to understand, and educational manner.

• Inspector provides a report when the inspection is competed with all items of note, and explains the report in detail to the buyer.

New Home & Builder’s Warranty Inspections

• The inspector performs a thorough and detailed inspection of the home while it is still under warranty.

• The main goal of the inspection is to spend time analyzing systems and structural components caused by substandard workmanship to prevent future problems and expenses.

• The results of the inspection are made available to the homebuilder or subcontractors, so defects and maintenance items can be addressed while the home is still under warranty, and before the repairs cost the homeowner money.

• Some of the most common defects identified during these inspections include forgotten attic insulation, missing electrical or plumbing components, improper ventilation, and incomplete roof tile coverage.

Draw Inspections

• This type of inspection is provided as part of a construction loan for banks and other financial institutions.

Construction & Phase Inspections

• The inspector performs a thorough and detailed inspection of your home during the construction process.

• There are typically two steps to these inspections, which include:

Pre-drywall inspection:

This is performed approximately a week before the drywall is installed.

The inspector checks all of the following:
• Slab & Foundation
• Framing Members
• Anchor Bolts
• Fire Blocking
• Truss Ties
• Electrical Wires
• Plumbing Lines
• HVAC System
• Condensation & Overflow Drain Lines
• Exterior Wall Preparation
• Exterior Electrical
• Light Fixtures

Final Home Inspection:

This is the full home inspection according to American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) and state standards.

The inspector checks all of the following:
• Final Insulation of Attic and Roof Materials
• Operation of Electrical, Plumbing, and HVAC Systems
• Operation of Appliances, Plumbing Fixtures, Doors, & Windows
• Finished Work of all Surfaces Inside & Outside

Pre-Listing Home Inspections

• A pre-listing home inspection is one of the most important things to do when preparing a home for sale.

• The inspector performs a thorough and detailed inspection of the home in order to find issues that may have been missed in previous inspections.

• This helps find any issues that left unresolved may lower the asking price of the home.

• Potential buyers are often impressed by proof of the home’s condition

• Allows current owner to maintain the desired asking price for the property.

Maintenance Inspections

• The inspector performs a thorough and detailed inspection of the home in order to prevent further property damage or the escalation of unsafe situations.

• Making minor preventative repairs allow homeowners to avoid big, unexpected repairs in the future.

• The goal is to prevent small problems from becoming large and costly issues.

Pool & Spa Inspections

• Pools tend to be one of the most neglected areas of a property, which is why this inspection is so important.

• The inspector performs a thorough and detailed inspection of the pool.

Pool inspections involve assessing the following:
o Filters
o Pumps
o Motors
o Body
o Decking
o Coping
o Electrical
o Diving Boards
o Heaters
o Fences
o Child Safety Gates
o Alarms
o Doors

Consult the experts from Red Hawk Real Estate Inspection to learn more about the different types of inspections we specialize in. Contact us and set up a time to meet with our professionals. We are happy to offer our expertise to residents of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex area, including Frisco, Plano, McKinney, Allen, Carrollton, The Colony, Dallas, Lewisville, Coppell, and Irving, Texas.