Frequently Asked Questions

A home purchase is one of the biggest investments you will ever make, and Regal Inspections helps provide the information you need to feel confident about it. 

What is a home inspection?

A home inspection is an unbiased and non-invasive visual examination of the physical condition of a property. It is often, but not always connected to a real-estate transaction. However, with the growth of the industry, 95% of all real estate home transactions nowadays involve an inspection.

How long does an inspection take?

Be prepared, the average home inspection will typically take around  

2-2.5hrs. More or less depending on the size of the home.

Why should i get an inspection ?

Buying a home could be the largest single investment you will ever To minimize unpleasant surprises and unexpected difficulties, you’ll want to learn as much as you can about the newly constructed or existing house before you buy it. A home inspection may identify the need for major repairs or builder oversights, as well as the need for maintenance to keep it in good shape. After the inspection, you will know more about the house, which will allow you to make decisions with confidence.

Should i be present at the inspection?

Although it is not required for client to be present for the inspection, it is highly recommended. This is a great chance to learn more about your new home and ask questions to the professional about the condition of the home and how to maintain i

What is a deal killer?

The deal killer!! R.I.P. (rest in pending). Many agents have taken it upon themselves to give inspectors the nick name of deal killers simply because they feel the report makes the buyer back out of buying the home. Be informed the inspector creates the report with our clients best entrance in mind. As a competent and educated inspector we keep ourselves in the loop of any major recalls and safety hazards. A deal killer can potentially save lives. 

What do you look at during the inspection?

A home inspection will usually include an examination of the foundation and basement, roof, attic, heating and water systems, electrical and plumbing systems, as well as the general condition of the structure itself. An inspector will look for poor construction practices and make note of any repairs that might be required or any general maintenance issues. 

Is a Pool Inspection part of a regular home inspection?

A pool inspection is not part of the original home inspection. Pool inspections require extra time and have many different components.

California SB442

is a recent update to the safety requirements of the pool inspection. . 

What kind of payment do you accept?

We currently accept many forms of payment. Checks, Credit Cards, and Cash. We offer a 10% discount on all cash payment transactions.