Gene Ballin Home Inspector
Hello and congratulations on your offer to buy a house!
If your reading this you were likely told to find a Home Inspector
Choosing a Home Inspector based upon price and quick availability can often be a big mistake! New Home Inspectors often charge less to get the work and do not have bookings scheduled weeks in advance.
Paying a little more and waiting to get a good home inspector is always worth it! If needed you can usually request an time extension for your inspection period and the difference in price between a cheap home inspection and a good home inspection is less than an expensive night out.
You should choose a Home Inspector based on three basic things
Are they licensed as a Home Inspector?
Some people do home inspections without licenses or the required insurance.
How many Home Inspections have they done?
Some states do not require home inspection experience to get a license.
What is their overall construction knowledge and experience?
Home inspector licensing is not based on previous construction experience.
- Home Inspection licenses in Tennessee TN407 and Mississippi MHIB 0189 NH. Certified Master inspector (minimum of 1000 Home Inspections required)
- Performed thousands of home inspections over the last 25 years
- Licensed in the Building, Electrical, Plumbing and Mechanical trades and have done work in, on and under buildings for years.
Inspect the Roof, HVAC, Plumbing and Electrical systems.
Short written report, pictures.
Approximately 2 hours @ $100 per hour.
General Home Inspection
Inspect the Roof, Exterior, Basement, Foundation, Crawlspace & Structure, Heating, Cooling, Plumbing, Electrical, Fireplace, Attic, Insulation & Ventilation, Doors, Windows & Interior. Pools are an option.
Long written report, many pictures.
Approximately 4 hours. General Home Inspections start at $350.00, call for quote.
My 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.
Text me the following information for availability or just to ask a question.
Inspection you are interested in?
Vacant or occupied?
Realtors name/number your working with?
Time remaining to get inspection done?
Home Inspection services for Memphis and the surrounding areas including North Mississippi.
EIFS (we inspect EIFS at a visual level only, no probing. click to learn more)
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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