How much does a home inspection cost?


Price is determined by the services requested and the size of the home. We would love to get you a quote for your next home inspection. We offer several packages that bundle services together!

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How long does a home inspection take?


This depends on the services requested, age, and square footage of the property. A home inspection can potentially take between 2-4 hours. On average, our inspections take 2-2.5 hours.

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What kind of information will be on the inspector’s report?


Inspection reports are considered deficiency-based reports. Any deficiency we find, photograph, and review with you will be put into the report. Additional items include general house information such as styles and materials, health and safety recommendations such as smoke detectors, and general maintenance items we may discover onsite.

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Will I get a report of the inspector’s findings?


Yes! We provide a digital report of all our findings! We also will review all of our photos with you onsite after the inspection is completed. That information is then put into a full report and emailed to you the following day.

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What are Sterling’s inspectors’ qualifications?


All home inspectors are required to be licensed by the state of Washington to perform home inspections. On top of the state required training, our inspectors go through our Sterling Training Program. This includes nationally certified continued education requirements from InterNACHI, an international inspector association. On top of that, our team receives monthly training on current and best practices so we can provide the best inspection in Washington.

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What if my inspector misses something during their inspection?


It’s best to call us right away if there is something you are unclear on after reviewing your report so we can help eliminate questions and concerns. We offer several 90-Day warranties to cover those gaps from the day of the inspection to move in day. When we inspect, we report on what we see the day of. If conditions change after the inspection these warranties can help reduce some of the stress as you move into your home. We also recommend you purchase a full home warranty for items not covered by these. We stand behind our work and if [...]

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What does a home inspector look for?


Home inspectors look for items that could be health and safety concerns for you and your family. Home inspectors aim to identify major deficiencies in the home that could be costly to repair as well as  provide maintenance education for you as a home buyer, so you can maintain your investment

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What happens if the inspector finds problems during the inspection?


Inspectors will let you know about the concerns they see at the time of the inspection. You can use that information to continue forward with purchase or use it to choose a different home. Again, the offer you made was contingent upon the home inspection being done. Sometimes this can be used as a negotiation tool and your realtor may suggest making request of the seller to change the terms of the agreement. If not, you will assume the house as is. It is always up to you as the buyer to make a choice that works for you regarding what [...]

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When should I schedule a home inspection?


Whether you are a buyer or seller will determine this answer. For sellers, it can be very beneficial to get your home inspected before you list it for sale to help identify and correct any defects which can provide an additional selling point. Buyers on the other hand normally wait and schedule as soon as they have what's called mutual acceptance. When your offer has been accepted but is contingent on a waiting period for inspection purposes. Buyers may also choose to inspect pre-offer. You realtor can guide you on making this choice. Call us right away to get the best [...]

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