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Realtor Partner Spotlight | Maria BuenRostro

This month Maria BuenRostro is in the Realtor Partner Spotlight. Maria lives in south Austin and services mostly from south Austin

The Role of Home Inspections in Real Estate Transactions

Home inspections play a pivotal role in real estate transactions, serving as a crucial step in the due diligence process for

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Wendy Guzman

This month Wendy Guzman is in the Realtor Partner Spotlight. Wendy is an accomplished real estate agent in Dallas, Texas and

A Step-by-Step Guide to Choosing the Right Home Inspector

Selecting the right home inspector is a crucial step in the home buying process. A thorough inspection can uncover potential issues

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Cindy Joseph

This month Cindy Joseph is in the Realtor Partner Spotlight. Cindy is an accomplished DFW Realtor and a valued Realtor partner

DIY vs. Professional Home Inspections: What You Need to Know

Homeownership comes with its fair share of responsibilities, and one of the most crucial tasks is ensuring the safety, functionality, and

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Clinton Asalu

This month Clinton Asalu is in the Realtor Partner Spotlight. Clinton is an accomplished Realtor with Supreme 1 Realty in the

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Ben Baronet

This month Ben Baronet is in the Realtor Partner Spotlight. Ben is an accomplished Realtor with Baronet Residential in Austin/Dripping Springs,

Unlocking Success: Realtors’ Ultimate Partner – The Home Inspectors

At The Home Inspectors, we recognize that protecting your hard-earned reputation as a realtor is paramount. That’s why we’re committed to

Realtor Partner Spotlight | David Vargas

This month David Vargas is in the Realtor Partner Spotlight. David is a team lead with Rae Champion Realty Group and

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Dayana Betancourt

This month Dayana Betancourt is in the Realtor Partner Spotlight. Dayana is an accomplished Realtor with eXp Realty in Houston, Texas

The Role of Home Inspections in Texas New Construction: What You Need to Know

Buying a newly constructed home in Texas is an exciting venture, filled with the promise of modern amenities and pristine design.

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Trish Scates

This month Trish Scates is in the Realtor Partner Spotlight. Trish has been a Realtor for 28 years with 18 of

The Home Inspectors: Everything You Need, Nothing You Don’t

At The Home Inspectors, our commitment is to provide everything you need and nothing you don’t during your home inspection process.

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Steffan Schmieding

This month Steffan Schmieding is in the Realtor Partner Spotlight. Steffan is local to SW Austin and an agent for Realty

Benefits of a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

Thinking of selling your home? Consider the many benefits of a Pre-Listing Home Inspection! Identify and Address Issues Upfront A pre-listing

Navigating the Final Walk-Through: How a New Construction Home Inspection Report Can Guide You

Congrats! You’re about to snag your dream home, a new build that’s supposed to match what you want. But, before you

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Joanna Traverzo

This month Joanna Traverzo is in the Realtor Partner Spotlight. Joanna is an accomplished Realtor with Linnemann Realty Brokerage and a

Protecting Your Home’s Foundation: Dealing with Trees and Shrubs

Your home’s foundation is a crucial component of structural integrity, and it’s essential to safeguard it from potential threats, including trees

Hydrate to Protect: Watering Your Foundation Soil

The often-neglected secret to a strong and secure foundation lies in the soil that cradles it. In this blog post, we’ll

Foundation Maintenance 101: Ensuring Proper Drainage and Soil Levels

Proper maintenance of your home’s foundation is crucial to prevent issues caused by water and soil-related problems. In this blog post,

Maximizing Your Builder Warranty: The Importance of a Builder Warranty Home Inspection

Purchasing a new home is an exciting milestone in anyone’s life. One of the benefits of buying a newly constructed home

Enhancing Accessibility: The Home Inspectors’ Commitment to Broad Participation

In today’s digital world, accessibility is crucial for every website. The Home Inspectors understands this and we’ve taken steps to ensure

Why Post-Renovation Home Inspections Are Essential

Home renovations and improvement projects can be an exciting time for homeowners. However, after the dust settles and the final touches

Why Skipping a Home Inspection is Never a Good Idea, Even in a Competitive Market

The real estate market can be really competitive, especially in places where there aren’t many houses for sale. With lots of

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Tanesha McClenon

This month Tanesha McClenon is in the Realtor Partner Spotlight. Tanesha is an accomplished Realtor in DFW and has been a

Spring Seasonal Maintenance Tasks

It’s important to take steps to maintain your home during the spring and summer months. Preparing and protecting your home for

How Regular Home Inspections Can Save You Money

When was the last time your home was inspected? Many people have an inspection done prior to purchasing a home but

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Kelli Clark

This month Kelli Clark is in the Realtor Partner Spotlight. Kelli is an accomplished Realtor in DFW and a valued Realtor

Fall/Winter Seasonal Maintenance Tasks

It’s important to take steps to maintain your home during the fall and winter months. Preparing and protecting your home for

We’re Excited to Now Be Servicing the Temple/Waco Area!

We’re thrilled to announce that The Home Inspectors is now servicing the Temple/Waco Area! We proudly serve the Greater Temple/Waco Area

We’re Excited To Now Be Servicing Houston!

We’re thrilled to announce that The Home Inspectors is now servicing Houston, TX! We proudly serve the Greater Houston Area including

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Lauren Jones

This month Lauren Jones with Keller Williams City View is in the Realtor Partner Spotlight. Lauren is an accomplished Realtor in

Time is of the Essence in Today’s Real Estate Market

In today’s home buying environment, time is more important than ever. We’re covering a few reasons why using The Home Inspectors

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Flora Biscotto

This month Flora Biscotto with Ready Real Estate is in the Realtor Partner Spotlight. Flora is an accomplished Realtor in the

Common Questions We Receive About Home Inspections

Being in the home inspection business for many years, we hear a lot of the same questions about home inspections such

Realtor Partner Spotlight | David Rey Riojas

This month we had the opportunity to chat with David Rey Riojas, an accomplished Realtor in Austin, TX and surrounding areas

Your Free Subscription to HomeBinder With Your Home Inspection

WHAT IS HOMEBINDER? Every home inspection we conduct comes with a lifetime subscription to HomeBinder ($300+ value) to help manage one

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Rodney Robinson

This month we had the opportunity to chat with Rodney Robinson, a notable Realtor in the Austin, Texas area and valued

HomeBinder for Real Estate Agents

WHAT IS HOMEBINDER? HomeBinder is an online platform designed to help a homeowner protect the value of their home through regular

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Tammy Tallent

This month Tammy Tallent with Ebby Halliday is in the Realtor Partner Spotlight. Tammy has been a Realtor in DFW for

Sewer Scope Inspections – Helpful or Hype?

People often ask us if we use something called a “sewer scope” when we inspect houses. In this article, we’ll talk

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Rob Novak

This month we had the opportunity to chat with Rob Novak, an accomplished Realtor in Hays County and valued Realtor partner

How Much Does a Home Inspection Cost?

At The Home Inspectors, we frequently get asked how much our home inspections cost. Our simple pricing structure is based solely

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Kathryn Mark

This month we had the opportunity to chat with Kathryn Mark, an accomplished Realtor in the DFW Metroplex and valued Realtor

TREC Updates to Inspector Standards of Practice & Inspection Report Form

The Texas Real Estate Commission recently adopted changes to the Standards of Practice (SOPs) which Inspectors licensed in Texas are required

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Michelle Mendez

This month Michelle Mendez with JP & Associates – San Antonio is in the Realtor Partner Spotlight. Michelle has been a

Importance of Home Maintenance Inspections

Most people only think about getting a home inspection when they’re in the process of buying a home. Here are some

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Saima Mohammed

This month we had the opportunity to chat with Saima Mohammed, an active full-time Real Estate agent in the Dallas-Fort Worth

ZIPLEVEL Foundation Elevations – Helpful or Hype?

People often ask us about using ZIPLEVELs to measure foundations during inspections. Here’s what we know and why we choose not

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Richard Kunkel

This month we had the opportunity to chat with Richard Kunkel, an accomplished Realtor in Grand Prairie, TX and valued Realtor

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Courtney Gregory

This month Courtney Gregory with The Kimberly Davis Group at Keller Williams Plano is in the Realtor Partner Spotlight. Courtney has

When the Repairs are Made, What’s Next?

If you have repairs being negotiated and performed after a home inspection, it’s important to request the proper paperwork and verify

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Erica Taylor

This month Erica Taylor with JP & Associates – Frisco is in the Realtor Partner Spotlight. Erica has been in business

When Do I Need a Home Inspection?

When do you need to have a home inspected? Most people only think of hiring an inspector when they are buying

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Jay Newton

This month Jay Newton with Ebby Halliday Realtors is in the Realtor Partner Spotlight. Jay has been in Real Estate for

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Jay Wicker

This month Jay Wicker with Ebby Halliday Realtors is in the Realtor Partner Spotlight. Jay has been buying and selling real

Your Personalized Online Home Binder

If one of our licensed inspectors performs an inspection on your home, you receive a lifetime subscription to HomeBinder ($300+ value).

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Kevin Goodpaster

This month Kevin Goodpaster is in the Realtor Partner Spotlight. Kevin is a Realtor at Resilient Realty Group PLLC and serves

What Do We Inspect?

During your home inspection, one of our licensed home inspectors will walk through six key areas in the inspection that encompass

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Cameron Castaldo

This month Cameron Castaldo is in the Realtor Partner Spotlight. Cameron is a notable Realtor representing the DFW Metroplex and valued

What are the Responsibilities of the Client After the Inspection?

If the inspection report identifies deficiencies, it does not mean that any party is obligated to make repairs or take other

Managing Expectations of the Inspection Process

Since we started in 2010, we’ve found that many people might not fully understand what a home inspection includes and what

Should I be Concerned About Inspection Items Marked as Deficient?

There may be things in the home that were allowed when it was built, but are now considered unsafe. These things

Realtor Partner Spotlight: Sherri Farias

This month we had the opportunity to chat with Sherri Farias, an accomplished Realtor in the Austin metropolitan area and valued

What are the Responsibilities of the Inspector?

This inspection is governed by the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) Standards of Practice (SOPs), which define the minimum requirements for

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Fred Cuellar

This month, Fred Cuellar is in the Realtor Partner Spotlight. Fred is a Realtor with Rigel Realty in San Antonio, Texas.

Understanding What Your Inspection Report Includes

If one of our licensed inspectors performs an inspection on your home, your report is presented and emailed on-site and you

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Rick Orr

This month, Rick Orr is in the Realtor Partner Spotlight. Rick is a serial tech startup entrepreneur and has been a

Thermal Imaging – Helpful or Hype?

After a lot of research and discussion, we decided that we don’t think thermal imaging is the best way to inspect

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Rhianon Cote

This month we had the opportunity to chat with Rhianon Cote, an established Realtor in the Austin, Texas area and valued Realtor

Tips to Prevent Inspection Delays

Once the Purchase Contract is executed, the clock on the Option Period starts ticking. Utilizing this limited time frame to perform

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Kristen Childers

This month we had the opportunity to chat with Kristen Childers, an established Realtor in the Austin, Texas area and valued Realtor

Added Value for Our Realtor Partners

We understand your clients are your biggest asset, and we make sure they are cared for, informed and educated throughout their

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Charlie Aghadiuno

This month, Charlie Aghadiuno is in the Realtor Partner Spotlight. Charlie is a notable Realtor representing the Greater Austin Area. He

Inspector Insights: What Most Homeowners Miss

This month The Home Inspectors was featured in Redfin‘s article, Inspector Insights: What Most Homeowners Miss by Mike Cahill. The article

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Lesli Cordero

This month we had the opportunity to chat with Lesli Cordero, an established Realtor with Ebby Halliday and valued Realtor partner

How to Choose a Home Inspector

If you are buying a home, a high quality home inspection can help you identify potential risks and make an informed

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Eunice Pettaway

This month, we had the opportunity to chat with Eunice Pettaway, an established Realtor with Tanika Donnell Realty and valued realtor

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Sharon Archer

This month, we had the opportunity to chat with Sharon Archer, an established Realtor with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

10 Things Home Inspectors Want You to Know

A home inspection can seem daunting, especially for first-time buyers and sellers who don’t have much experience with the process. But,

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Krystal Miles

This month, we had the opportunity to chat with Krystal Miles. Krystal has been a valued partner of The Home Inspectors

Winter Home Maintenance Tips

With fluctuating storms and dramatic shifts in weather, winters in Texas can be a notoriously unpredictable time of the year for

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Sandra McKimmey

  This month, we had the opportunity to chat with Sandra McKimmey. Sandra is an established Realtor in the Dallas, Collin,

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Navjot Singh

This month, Navjot Singh is in the Realtor Partner Spotlight. Navjot is a notable Realtor at JP and Associates representing the

Realtor Partner Spotlight | Marti Tona

This month, we had the opportunity to chat with Marti Tona, an established Real Estate Advisor with Better Homes and Gardens

5 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Buying A New Construction Home

To many, the idea of a new construction home is spellbinding. New construction homes offer endless opportunities for customization and the

Important Tips Homeowners Should Know

There’s nothing more rewarding than owning your own home. With home ownership comes the responsibility of upkeep and unless you are

Common Defects Home Inspectors Find

As new home buyers, there is so much information and terminology being thrown your way. Purchasing a home can be stressful

Home Inspection Deal Breakers

On occasion, we see information provided by some of our competitors or other industry related sources that list all the items

What Disclosures are Required When Selling a Home in Texas?

Selling your home can be an intimidating process to start. There are many steps in the process of selling your property

3 Reasons The Home Inspectors is Unique to Competitors

When you’re investing in one of your most valuable assets, you need a team with experience and expertise in your corner!

What You Don’t Want to Hear in a Home Inspection

If you receive a bad inspection report on a home you’re buying or selling, don’t panic. There’s no such thing as

Warning Signs in Your Home’s Foundation

One important piece of knowing the current condition of your home, for Buyers and Sellers alike, is the home’s foundation. The

5 Expert Tips When Packing for Your Big Move

Packing up all you own for the big move can sometimes feel overwhelming. So, where do you start? We’ve compiled our

Realtors Rave About The Home Inspectors!

It’s easy to tell you about what we promise as a leading Home Inspection company in the industry, but we think

Realtor Partner | Denni Scates

We spoke with Denni Scates, an established Realtor with RE/MAX DFW Associates, about why she continues to choose The Home Inspectors as

What to Look For When Buying a Home

Looking to purchase a new home is an exciting time and a large investment. Take time to think through the various

What a FREE Termite Inspection Means for You

Termites are a tiny presence with a large impact! Included with all of The Home Inspectors’ inspections is a FREE Wood

Realtor Partner | Marcie Burns

At The Home Inspectors we value relationships. Our strategic partnerships with realtors around Texas have continued to grow as more realtors

3 Things You Need to Know About Inspecting Your Newly Built Home

Many people assume that just because a house is new that it does not need to be inspected, however, this is

Top 5 Home Buyer Inspection Tips

Purchasing a home requires a significant financial investment and may seem like an endless series of critical, important decisions. Inspecting the


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