Home Inspection pricing


FEE SCHEDULE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2014

All prices include tax, processing
fees where applicable, and a formal report


HOME INSPECTION



SINGLE FAMILY – up to 2,500 sq. ft.


$
425

For
each 500 sq. ft. over 2,500 sq. ft.


$+75

100
years or older SINGLE FAMILY


$+75


Multi-family (for each additional unit over one)


$+75

The SINGLE FAMILY rate is based on one heating system, one air-conditioning
system, and one kitchen. Additional heating and air-conditioning systems and/or
kitchens are +$50 per item.



PARTIAL or COMPONENT INSPECTIONS

are available to examine individual items such as roofs, foundations,
heating, air-conditioning, plumbing, and electrical and other systems or
supporting structures. Our minimum fee is $200 and includes the trip
charge and a half hour at the site. Additional time will be charged at
$75 each one half hour.



NEW CONSTRUCTION INSPECTIONS

for residential buildings under construction, we provide a minimum of 3
inspections: 1st – footing and foundation completion; 2nd – framing and
rough-in plumbing and electrical; and 3rd – final when building is
complete. Base fee is only $600. Additional inspections, if required and
approved, will involve additional fees.



REMODELING PHASE INSPECTIONS

for remodeling projects we provide an initial plan inspection, an
inspection after removal of old materials, and an inspection when
complete. The base fee for
these three inspections is $600.
Additional inspections, such as after rough in or burial of
components, if required and approved, will involve additional fees.



BUILDING AND REMODELING CONSULTATION

for consultation I will help plan, budget, find the correct contractor,
and make sure the job is done correctly. Base fee for consultation is
$200 for the initial 1 hour and $100 an hour rounded up to the next
half hour.



RADON TESTING


36
hour test (sample sent to an accredited lab for analysis)



$225



WELL WATER









Water Purity

Test with a Home Inspection for each:

Total Coliform,
Nitrites/Nitrates, and/or Lead in
Water


Samples sent to
accredited lab for analysis


The fee for
Independent Testing for each test is $ 110


$175(each)





Well-Water Flow Test
(1 hour) with a Home Inspection


Must have home
owner’s permission.


Independent
Testing $240


$75





SEPTIC DYE




Septic Dye Test with a Home Inspection


Independent Testing $250



$150


SAFETY INSPECTIONS


Visual inspection of real, fixed property hazards



$275



RENTAL INSPECTION



Document condition of real, fixed property



$275



MAINTNANCE INSPECTION



Semi-annual and annual preventative maintenance inspection



$275



EXPERT WITNESS TESTIMONY

– A minimum retainer fee of $1,000 is required to establish an account.
Evaluation of data and any inspections will be charged at $175 per hour.
A fee of $700 per 4 hour segment, for in-court appearance, plus $175 per
hour beyond the 4 hour period will be deducted from the retainer fee.
Hourly rate will be applied to travel time. Remaining funds, if any,
will be returned to the client within 30 days, upon written request to
close the account.



NOTES:

Air-Conditioning systems will be inspected only when the outside air
temperature has been at or above 65°F for 12 hours or more. If
necessary, and upon notification by the client, we will make a return
visit to inspect these systems at
NO
added charge. Should roofs, walkways, decks or other areas be
snow-covered at the time of inspection, we will return to inspect these
areas when notified by the client that they are clear of all snow. There
is NO added charge for this service.


ALL RATES ARE BASED ON PROPERTIES LOCATED WITHIN 25 MILES OF
OUR CICERO, NY OFFICE. ADD $25
FOR 25-50 MILES.
FOR PROPERTIES MORE THAN 50 MILES FROM OUR OFFICE,
THE RATE WILL BE BASED ON $1.00 PER MILE FROM OUR OFFICE.

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