Ranked as one of the best places to live in Texas and with major employers like American Airlines, AT&T, and Bank of America, it's no wonder that the Dallas - Fort Worth housing market has been hot in the past few years. Redfin's Compete Score rates Dallas at 69, indicating a somewhat competitive market for home buyers.
If you're looking to move to Dallas and buy a house, make sure to get a home inspection so you know what you'll have to fix and how much you'll spend on your house beyond the sale price.
In Dallas, a home inspection will cost about $500-$600, which is slightly above the average cost of a home inspection nationwide. How much you pay for a home inspection can vary based on the square footage, age, or location of your house.
A typical home inspection will include the roof, the attic, insulation, and ventilation, the exterior of the building, the interior of the building (including doors and windows), the basement, crawlspace, and structure, the heating and cooling systems, the plumbing, and the electrical.