Click Pre-Inspection Agreement or House to see a copy of the form
Pre Inspection Agreement (Word Doc)
Pre Inspection Agreement (Word Doc Fillable
This form is required a minimum 48hrs prior to inspection appointment.
Please read thoroughly prior to signing and setting up appointment.

Texas Real Estate Commission Consumer Protection Notice


  • 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

Myth Buster
I don’t need an
inspector I can
see and fix most
of the problems

most of the problems
some problems are
hidden a Professional
Inspector is trained
to look past the
obvious to get you
closer to the truth.

We are not longer accepting PERSONAL CHECKS at this time.
Acceptable forms of payment cash, Local cashiers check/money order & credit card/paypal.

Smart Move!
A small investment now is better than 30 years of regret!

Services We Provide
Texas Real Estate Inspections

Starting at 400.00 – 0-2000sq/ft

2001 sq/ft & up Slab on Grade – .15 to .18 cents/sqft Pier & Beam – .18 to .25 cents/sqft

Additional fees to above pricing

Multi-level (homes with more than two stories) – $35.00/Level

WDI (Termite Inspection) – 125.00 without Standard TREC report
– 150.0 VA and pier and beam
– 75.00 with TREC report

Foreclosure – $35.00 (0-2000 sq/ft) / $50.00 (2001-3500 sq/ft) / $100.00 (3501 – up sq/ft)

Follow-up starting at: $125.00 (no report given) (hourly rate up to 1hr of on site review)

Specialty Pricing
Duplex/multi homes – Regular sq/ft fee +$100.00/ unit up to 2000 sq/ft
Condos – $300.00 (multi-level pricing may apply)

SYSTEM INSPECTIONS – Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC & Structural $250.00/system

Consultation – On site w/ walk-through 200.00
(no written report supplied)

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New Home & Phase Inspection

Phase 1 Foundation Pre-Pour Starting at $400.00
Phase 2 Rough-in Phase Starting at $450.00
Phase 3 Roof Inspection Starting $250.00
Follow up (New Construction) $100.00/visit
Phase 4 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)

Do you think Newly built homes need inspections done?
The short answer is YES!!!
There is a common misconception that new homes have no need for an they are new.
Builder’s often have their own inspectors to inspect when the project is complete. Having your own independent
inspection give you more fire power and dealing with the Construction company or Builder.

Option Inspection items:
Pool: Starting at $100.00 (w/TREC report)

Pool: starting at $150.00 for individual reports

Sprinkler System: $100.00 ($50.00 w/TREC report)

Alarm Inspection…………………..$100.00

Home Owners
V.I.P. (Voluntary Inspection Program) Inspector
Texas Department of Insurance

Septic Inspections
Performed within the rules and guidelines of T.C.E.Q
Inspections: 350.00 & up.
(250.00 w/TREC report)

May require septic pump at an additional

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

ASTM Standard E2018
Commercial Inspections … Call for Pricing (on average .25-.30/sq ft)

Commercial Inspection: Mechanical (HVAC/Plumbing), Electrical & Structural &
written report
(International Building Code & ASTM E2018 are used as primary forms of reference)


Remember there is never a dumb question only
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…


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. We can also
help with your insurance claims and General Contracting needs.

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

-Dev Nandlal