Gene Ballin Home Inspector

Hello and congratulations on your home purchase! 

When choosing a home inspector your choice should be based upon the  Home Inspectors experience and ability to discover potential problemsMy promise is to perform whatever inspection you request in the most expedient manner to assist you in making one of the biggest decisions in your life.  

I offer three types of inspections:

Walk through inspections: about an hour, follow you around and take questions about things you ask, no written report, no pictures. $100 per hour.


4-Point inspections: about an hour, Roof, HVAC, Plumbing and Electrical: about an hour, short written report, some pictures. $200 for single house with a simple Roof, single HVAC, single water heater and single electrical panel.

General Home Inspections: about an hour per 1000 sqft, long written report, many pictures. Inspections start at $350.00 2000 sqft, and go up.

I have done thousands of home inspections and I am licensed in both Mississippi and Tennessee, MHIB 0189 NH New House with Supra Key access in MS.,  TN407.

In addition to the Home Inspection licenses, I am a VA and FHA inspector, holder of a builders, plumbers, electricians and mechanical license, code inspector certification and am a instructor of Plumbing and Electrical trades at a local trade school MooreTech. 

To better help you with your home purchase,

text me the following information for a price quote, availability or just to ask a question.

I will return your text ASAP!


Your name?

Inspection address?

Inspection you are interested in?

Utilities on?

Vacant or occupied?

Realtors name/number your working with?

Time remaining to get inspection done?

Please review the rest of website for more information about my experience and qualifications. 

Home Inspection services for Memphis and the surrounding areas including North Mississippi.


Structural Inspection

Exterior Inspection

Roof Inspection
Plumbing Inspection
Electrical Inspection
Heating Inspection

Cooling Inspection

Interior Inspection

Insulation Inspection
Ventilation Inspection  
Built-in Appliance Inspection

Fireplace Inspection

Pool Inspection

Mold Inspection

Indoor Air Quality


EIFS (we inspect EIFS at a visual level only, no probing. click to learn more)

Aerial inspections  

If the roof is too high or too steep, I have a drone.  My Drone can also provide you with a alternate perspective on the property your looking at as well as the surrounding properties.


Home Inspection Topic Videos and Pictures

If you have a topic you'd like to hear about, let me know. Text me at 901-355-9370

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