Home Inspections

Fully insured as required by The Texas Real Estate Commission as of September 1, 2007

This form is required a minimum 24hrs prior to inspection appointment.
Please read for thoroughly prior to signing and setting up appointment.


PRICE: Usually an inspector goes by the Appraisal districts listed square footage and the number of items outside
the scope of the in normal inspection.
(Texas Real Estate Commission: Standards of Practice).

LENGTH of TIME: As a general rule of thumb the inspection is quoted at 1hr for every 1000 sq/ft.

Present at Inspection: Here at A&K Real Estate Services, Inc. We generally either want the Buyer or Buyer’s Agent
Present; however this is not required.

Utilities: All utilities such as gas, electric, water MUST be working at the time of inspection. (Additional fees apply if
inspector is requested to return to complete inspection or evaluation)

Replace all burned out light bulbs

Test and replace all smoke detector batteries as needed

Change all filters for the heating and air conditioning system

Have keys available for all doors and locks.

Remove all locks from gates and service panels so they can be accessed

Repair all minor known defects; loose/ damaged gutters, leaking faucets, damaged fixtures and hardware.

Remove all stored items and debris from around the foundation.

Move all items from around access panels including; electric panels, plumbing access panels in the closets and
the crawl space access opening.

We all love our pets but it would be best if they visited a friend or are put away during the inspection

The pool and hot tub equipment should be operational and accessible.

Provide a copy of all recent receipts for repairs and maintenance done to the house such as; roof, heating and air
conditioning system, and major appliances

Trim all trees and bushes away from the house

Remember that all stored items in attics, closets and craw spaces will limit the inspectors view, you may want to
remove them

During the inspection the inspector will be operating almost everything in the house and garage

Services We Provide

Types of inspections      
  T.R.E.C.                 Custom Full Reports
      (Texas Real Estate Commission)        TREC & Int’l Residential Code
       Minimum Standards w/ 5 pictures                  (Includes 20 pictures)
Slab                (Pier & Beam)

Condos   0-2000 sq/ft                             $200                

1999 Square feet or less                       $200               $250                      $300

2000 to 2499 square feet                       $225               $275                      $350

2500 to 2999 square feet                       $275               $325                      $375

3000 to 3499 square feet                       $325               $375                      $450

3500 to 3999 square feet                       $375               $425                      $485

4000 to 4499 square feet                       $425               $475                      $550

4500 to 5000 square feet                       $475               $525                      $600

5000 & Greater                                                   Please Call for pricing

Additional fees to prices above….
Homes 25yrs and older—————–$30.00
 (homes with more than one story)——$35.00/Level
Foreclosure———————————-$25.00 (0-2500 sq/ft)
                                                  $50.00 (2501-4000sq/ft)
Re-Inspection & Follow-up starting at:           $100.00

Same/Next day & Weekend Service
(Fees in this section are in addition to above pricing)
  100.00 Same day
  25.00 Saturday
  50.00 Sunday
 50.00 Next day

Specialty Pricing          
Duplex/multi homes      Regular sq/ft fee +$125.00/ unit up to 2000 sq/ft       
Condos                             $250

SYSTEM INSPECTIONS                        
Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC & Structural       $100.00/system                          

             Oral Reports
Oral Reports w/ walk-through 150.00
               (no written report supplied)

New Home & Phase Inspection

Foundation Phase                            Starting at $150.00

Rough-in Phase                                $175.00

Follow up  (New Construction)      $75.00/visit

Final Inspection based square footage &  number of stories

1 & 2-year Warranty Inspections        starting at $150.00 up to 2000 sq/ft
(Please call for information on larger square footage homes)
  (Special discounts apply for clients that do initial complete inspection)

Package Pricing
(Pricing of packages are listed up to 2500 sq/ft & slab foundations)

Platinum: Foundation phase (prior to concrete pour)
    Rough phase (prior to drywall installation)
    Final Inspection (2-days prior to closing)
    Final follow-up (if repairs are necessary and follow up needed)
    1 or 2 yr warranty inspection
    (Total value 825.00)         Platinum price: 675.00

Gold: Rough phase (prior to drywall installation)
Final inspection (2-days prior to closing)
1 or 2yr warranty inspection
(Total value 600.00)        Gold price: 425.00

Silver: Final Inspection (2-days prior to closing)
1 or 2yr warranty
(Total value 400.00)        Silver price: 325.00

Commercial Property Condition Report (ASTM
Standard E2018-01)
Commercial Inspections … Call for Pricing (on average .20-.25/sq ft)
Commercial Inspection: Mechanical (HVAC/Plumbing), Electrical & Structural &
written report
(International Building Code & ASTM E2018-01 are used as primary forms of reference)

A&K Real Estate Services, Incorporated specializes in the
Residential Inspections and Commercial Property
Evaluation reports.


Remember there is never a dumb question only dumb
people who don’t ask questions!

A&K Real Estate Services, Inc.
Humble, Texas
serving the  Greater Houston, Tomball, Spring, Woodlands, Sugarland, Kingwood, Huffman, Katy, Pasdena, Heights, South Houston,
Texas City, League City, Etc…

Greetings from Dev Nandlal,

Thank you for taking the time to visit us here at A&K Real Estate Services, Inc. Our Main Goal is to provide you with a
qualified, educated and professional opinion in the general performance of your new intended purchase. Along with the
continuing educational requirements required by the State Of Texas, A&K Real Estates Services strives to get the most
education and experience to better serve our clients.

Please read through the site and get as much information as you can either from us here at A&K Real Estate or from
the City or County in the area where you are planning to buy, build or rent. Also look in the ABOUT US section. I will
place some links in there that might have some useful information. If you have any questions we are just a phone call
or email away. Again I want to thank you for stopping in and we want to wish you happy hunting in your search for the
perfect location to fit your needs.

January 28, 2005