What qualifications should I look for in a home inspector?
Your home inspector should be a CERTIFIED member of ASHI (American Society of Home Inspectors) or InterNACHI (International Association of Home Inspectors). Certification ensures that your inspector has met strict guidelines and adheres to industry standards set forth by these two reputable home inspection organizations.
You’ll also want make sure your home inspector is experienced in ALL AREAS of residential inspection. Ask your home inspector about their professional background and experience in home inspections.
Your home inspector should carry an active, valid license from their state licensing division. In Florida, visit DBPR and search by name, number, city, or type.
Lastly, make sure your home inspector is properly insured.
Do I have to be there during the inspection?
We encourage you to be present but it is not required. KMI reports are comprehensive, and we are happy to answer all your questions.
Will you provide an estimate of repair costs?
We realize there may be a need to make some repairs to the home and we encourage you to obtain quotes from licensed professionals.
How much does a home inspection cost and do you offer any discounts for ‘add-on’ inspections?
Most single family homes up to 2,000 sqft and built in year 2000 or later will cost $325. KMI will provide a firm quote based on the square footage and age of your home. Clients enjoy substantial discounts for Wind Mitigation, 4-Point, Pool, and Well Water Bacteria Inspections when added to their general home inspection and booked for the same time slot.
How long does it take to get my report and can it be emailed to me?
Your report will be complete within 24 hours and ready for you once your payment has been processed. You will be able to access your report electronically by logging into a personal and private account created just for you. We can also email you a pdf of your inspection.