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Top Home Inspectors in San Diego

Top 32 Home Inspectors in San Diego

Byrd’s Eye Home Inspections
(from 41 reviews)
NORTH COUNTY INSPECTIONS INC.
(from 4 reviews)
NORTH COUNTY INSPECTIONS INC.
Residential Home Inspections, Pool and Spa Inspections, Mold Inspection Services
Serving Based in North County, we serve all of San Diego, and parts of Orange County
(619) 884-6175
https://www.northcountyinspections.com
I am the founder and primary inspector of North County Inspections Inc., a home inspection company serving the greater San Diego area, and parts of Orange County. As an InterNACHI Certified Professional Inspector my passion for home construction and building architecture began fairly early, as one of my first jobs was working in the home building and concrete construction field. After several years working with some of the top home inspectors in San Diego, I set out to establish North County Inspections Inc. with the goal of offering inspection services that uphold the gold standard in the home inspection industry. As a home owner myself, and currently working towards helping to design my family's next home, I believe that every aspect of a building plays an important part in making a house into a truly safe home. Purchasing a home is a huge financial commitment and can oftentimes seem like an overwhelming experience to many, therefore it is our goal to help guide our clients through the inspection process so they can proceed with greater confidence in the purchase of their home. I approach each inspection with the same purpose and careful process, no matter the age or condition of the home. When all is said and done, I ask myself; "Would I buy this home for my family to live in?". I look forward to being of service to you in this important step in your home buying process. 
BuildingSpecsPro’s LLC
(from 3 reviews)
BuildingSpecsPro’s LLC
Commercial & Residential Property Inspections, We also provide “Sewer Camera Inspection” and Mold Inspections for additional fees.
Serving San Diego, Orange County,
(888) 803-0731
http://www.buildingspecspro.com
"Buying a new property can be stressful, but we’re here to take the pressure off of You"BuildingSpecsPro LLC, C/O, MasterSpecs LLCA San Diego based and Certified Residential Inspector with both (NAHI) "National Association of Home Inspector's" and a Certified Inspector / Member of (ASHI). "American Society of Home Inspectors". John Bowley is also "Certified Residential Mold Inspector", (IESO) Indoor Environmental Standards Organization since 2004 & Indoor Air Quality Association. These association are the leaders in the Business today.The NAHI & ASHI logo's, recognized as the industry standard, signifies that our inspector is qualified, experienced, and educated. NAHI &ASHI are the two oldest professional non-profit society in the nation. NAHI & ASHI requires both technical proficiency and 20 hours or more of annual continuing education. NAHI & ASHI long ago set the highest Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics in the profession. Many other organizations have since copied ASHI's lead.Inspector QualificationsJohn Bowley ACI, CRI, CRMI, CLDP,National Association of Home Inspector'sFormer President Southern California - 2004 Thru 2008Certified Residential Inspector "CRI"Field Training Instructor- "FTI"Certified Water Intrusion SpecialistAmerican Society of Home Inspector'sCertified InspectorIndoor Environment Standards Organization "IESO"Certified Residential Mold Inspector-2004Leak Pro Inc.Certified Leak Detection ProfessionalUnderground Water & Swimming Pool LeaksUtility Training AcademyCertified Professional Utility Locator # CAL-OSHA
J. Sparks Home Inspections
(from 12 reviews)
J. Sparks Home Inspections
Residential
Serving San Diego
(619) 352-0002
Home Inspections By HER
(from 15 reviews)
Home Inspections By HER
Residential, commercial, roof, thermal imaging, structural, electrical, plumbing, heating and cooling, pools
Serving Greater San Diego areas, Temecula, Orange County
(442) 340-7731
http://www.homeinspectionsbyher.com
MDM Home Inspections
(from 28 reviews)
MDM Home Inspections
Residential Home Inspections
Serving San Diego County
(619) 771-4111
Pacific Crest Home Inspections
Serving San Diego and Surrounding Areas
(858) 386-3204
https://www.pacificcresthomeinspections.com
Pacific Crest Home Inspections is a San Diego-based, family-owned company where we pride ourselves in "Providing Specialized Inspections with a Personalized Approach". We offer Home, Pool and Mold Inspection services utilizing state of the art equipment such as Thermal Imaging Cameras, Aerial Roof Photography, and Robotic Crawlspace Technology. All that aside, our best asset that we bring to each property is experience!HistoryEstablished in 2019.I have been working in the home inspection industry since 2011 shortly after my wife and I purchased our first home. We hired our inspector after finding him(you guessed it...) on Yelp! He was a prior-service Marine and I was transitioning out of the Marine Corps at the time myself. I was fascinated by the process and how similar it was to my experience inspecting aviation. From then on, I was hooked! I began learning everything I could about the home inspection industry and became a Certified Home Inspector later that same year. Fast forward to 2019, Pacific Crest Home Inspections was founded. Servicing San Diego and surrounding areas as a Certified Master Inspector!Meet the Business OwnerBusiness owner information Andrew PowellAfter serving nearly 8 years in the United States Marine Corps as a quality assurance inspector and aviation mechanic I know the importance of attention to detail. I founded Pacific Crest Home Inspections so that I can provide that same quality of care toward protecting your most valuable investment, your home. As a Certified Master Inspector, with 8 years of inspection experience and having performed more than 3,000 home inspections, I use every tool at my disposal to make sure that each decision you make is a well informed one. Thank you for inviting me to help guide you through this portion of the home ownership process!
HERON Inspection
Serving San Diego County, Riverside County, Orange County
(619) 380-3193
https://www.heroninspection.com
West Inspection Services
Residential Inspections
Serving Vista, CA and Surrounding San Diego County
(760) 696-5864
http://www.westinspectionservices.com
3B Property Inspections
Serving San Diego County, Orange County, Los Angeles County, Riverside County
(844) 607-6313
http://www.3BInspections.com
TRC Home Inspections
Residential, pool and spa, landscape and irrigation, roof, asbestos
Serving North San Diego, Escondido, San Marcos
(619) 508-8890
https://www.facebook.com/TRC-Home-Inspections-102278885164352
M.D Home Inspections
Residential & Commercial Inspections
Serving San Diego, Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside
(619) 679-1792
https://mdhomeinspections.com - this is what I want it to be if possible
We appreciate the opportunity to conduct this inspection for you! Please carefully read your entire Inspection Report. Call us after you have reviewed your report, so we can go over any questions you may have. Remember, when the inspection is completed and the report is delivered, we are still available to you for any questions you may have, throughout the entire closing process. Properties being inspected do not "Pass" or "Fail. - The following report is based on an inspection of the visible portion of the structure; inspection may be limited by vegetation and possessions. The inspection report is supplemental to the sellers disclosures and agent visual inspection. This report will focus on safety and function, not current code. This report identifies specific non-code, non-cosmetic concerns that the inspector feels may need further investigation or repair. For your safety and liability purposes, we recommend that licensed contractors evaluate and repair any critical concerns and defects. Note that this report is a snapshot in time. We recommend that you or your representative carry out a thorough final walk-through inspection immediately before closing to check the condition of the property, using this report as a guide. The inspection is performed in accordance with the InterNachi standards of practice in effect at the time of the inspection. These standards are available at the link provided https://www.nachi.org/sop.htm. 
Ridge To Rake Roofing
Roof inspections, repairs, maintenance and full roof replacements
Serving San Diego, Chula Vista, Oceanside, Carlsbad, El Cajon, Escondido, Coronado, Encinitas, Poway, Del Mar, San Marcos, Vista, La Mesa, National City, Santee, Imperial Beach, Fallbrook, Spring Valley, Lemon Grove, Solana Beach, Camp Pendleton North, Rancho Santa Fe, Lakeside, Julian, Ramona, Alpine, Bonita, Valley Center, Rancho San Diego, Jamul, Jacumba Hot Springs, Borrego Springs, Tecate, Rainbow, Mount Laguna, Descanso, Potrero, Bonsall, Casa de Oro, Mount Helix, Campo, Pine Valley, Lake San Marcos, Fairbanks Ranch, Granite Hills, Camp Pendleton South, Harbison Canyon, Shelter Valley, Boulevard, Bostonia, Crest, Hidden Meadows
(619) 887-6896
San Diego based, licensed roof contractor.  We are fully licensed and insured to perform roof inspections, repairs, maintenance and full roof replacements of residential and commercial roofs. 
Cal-West Property Inspections
Residential Home Inspections, Multi Family Inspections, Mold Testing, Indoor Environmental Testing, SB721 Inspections
Serving San Diego, Riverside, Orange County
(760) 679-5659
http://www.calwestinspect.com
Cal-West Property Inspections
Serving All of San Diego County, Temecula, Murrieta & Menifee
(760) 679-5659
http://calwestinspect.com/
Better Home Inspections
Residential, Scope Plumbing
Serving San Diego County, Inland Empire
(619) 779-4741

About San Diego

Known for it's beaches, parks and warm climate, San Diego has it all. With a population of 1.4 million, San Diego is the 8th largest city in the United States. Some major attractions include beaches like Mission Beach, Pacific Beach & La Jolla, as well as Balboa Park and the San Diego Zoo.

Common Home Inspection Questions


What is Included in a Typical Home Inspection?

Most home inspectors are members of a national home inspection association or CREIA. This will determine the major systems and components they will inspect:

  • Roofing
  • Attic
  • Exterior
  • Basement
  • Heating/Cooling Systems
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical
  • Interior
  • Fireplace & Chimneys

Who Attends the Home Inspection?

In most cases we recommend the homebuyer and your real estate agent attend the inspection. This gives you the opportunity to ask questions and for your home inspector to provide context to their findings.

How Much Does a Home Inspection Cost in San Diego?

Ranges will vary from city to city but you'll want to at least budget the national average of just under $400 for a basic inspection. Keep in mind this does not include additional inspection add-ons like mold or termite inspections. These are often just as important. 

Can My House Fail the Inspection?

Homes cannot pass or fail a home inspection. A home inspection is a visual assessment of your home at a point in time. It's intent is to educate you and your agent on the condition of the home so you can be educated about your investment and negotiate in good faith with the seller.

San Diego Real Estate Market

With a very competitive 81 on the Redfin "Compete Score", San Diego is hot in some areas and not so much in others. The average sales price clocks in at 635k and $437/sq. ft. Hot homes sell around list price and can go as fast as a week on the market.

The San Diego Tribune reports that price cuts were around 25% this time last year and around 20% this year. This is one of the highest rates of price reductions in the nation. This is often a sign of a cooling market after a huge run up in prices. This results in seller's expectations being too high for what they can sell their home for.

What This Means for Home Inspections

In a market where there are lots of price reductions, this can give buyers a little more leverage (although still not a ton overall) in asking for repairs and credits post inspection. As always, look for the most important items in the home inspection report and work with your Realtor to negotiate on those.


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