• Home maintenance inspections are similar to a home inspection that buyers and sellers purchase before closing the home.  The maintenance inspections are a thorough examination of every system and component of your home performed by a licensed home inspector. Unlike home inspections, maintenance inspections can be tailored to focus on problem areas of the home that you’ve noticed, and want to have looked over by an inspector.

  • Home inspections are one of the most important steps when buying a house in the Columbia, South Carolina real estate market. They have the potential to save you money in the long run because they can help you avoid buying a total lemon. Inspection reports from your home inspector can provide you with a lot of information about the nature and location of a home's defects. However, to get the most value out of your inspection report, here are ten tips to speed up your home inspection.