Inspection Services


           ***Additional fees apply if inspector is requested to return to complete inspection or evaluation***

  • 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.
  • 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

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Inspections Available

  • Residential New/Pre-owned Inspections
  • Pool Inspections
  • Sprinkler
  • Roof Inspections
  • ADA Inspections
  • Insurance Inspections
  • V.I.P. (Voluntary Inspection Program) Inspector Texas Department of Insurance

Call today for pricing and availability.


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)



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