Illinois Home & Property Inspection Tips

Homes require a large investment of time and money whether you’re buying, selling, or just trying to proactively maintain one. In this resource center you will find home and property inspection tips to help you during the buying and selling process. For those of you that already own a home, or are about to, you will also find helpful home maintenance advice that will enable you to keep your house in the best shape imaginable. Select from the categories below to find advice and resources specific to your situation.

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Latest Home Inspection Blogs

After a Home Inspection Comes Back Unfavorable

July 29, 2020

Unfortunately, the news after a home inspection isn’t always good news. As much as you hoped the inspection wouldn’t turn up anything, it’s not out of the ordinary for there to be major or minor items needing attention. Getting the... Read More >

Illinois Home Inspection Costs & Pricing

July 11, 2020

A home is the most substantial asset many people will ever buy or sell. Whether you’re buying, selling, or just trying to maintain a home, the cost of a home inspection is a small price to pay compared to the... Read More >

Do Condos and Apartments Need Home Inspections in Illinois?

July 1, 2020

Opinions vary concerning the question of whether or not condos and apartments need home inspections. Some people believe that inspections are solely for single-family homes, while others wouldn’t dream of moving into any type of residence without a thorough inspection... Read More >

Should I Get a Pre-Listing Home Inspection Before I Sell My Home?

June 1, 2020

When looking at the potential costs involved when selling your home, you may be considering avoiding the cost of having a pre-listing home inspection completed. But is avoiding the up-front cost of the inspection a decision that you may regret... Read More >

Who Pays For The Home Inspection in Illinois?

May 1, 2020

First time homebuyers often ask, “Who pays for the home inspection?” That’s a very good question; one which is often asked as a contract is being drawn up. The short answer is: “It depends.” For both the buyer and the... Read More >

What You Should Do During a Home Inspection in Illinois

April 1, 2020

Buyers and sellers alike wonder what you should do during a home inspection. The inspection is a critical component of the buyer/seller dance and both parties know that if the wheels come off here that a completed sale could be... Read More >

8 Home Inspection Tips for Sellers

March 1, 2020

You’ve listed your home and a motivated buyer loved it, signed a contract to buy, and secured financing. Now comes the make or break part of the equation: the home inspection. These home inspection tips for sellers will relieve your stress... Read More >

Home Inspection Tips for Buyers in Illinois

February 1, 2020

The offer’s been made and accepted, and the contract has been signed. You’ve just purchased a new home! It’s a time of joy and excitement. But after a good night’s sleep, the first hint of fear arrives. What if I... Read More >

Why Schedule a Termite Inspection?

January 8, 2020

You may be in the process of buying or selling a home and a termite inspection is required to be able to close on the property. Or, you may have lived in your home for a couple of years and... Read More >

Should I Buy a Home With a Radon Mitigation System?

June 1, 2019

Most Important – Check Radon Levels! Purchasing a house is an impressive milestone in anyone’s life. However, while it may be exciting, it can still be a very complicated process that requires research, planning, and considering all of the underlying... Read More >