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Top Home Inspectors in San Diego

Top 16 Home Inspectors in San Diego

Pacific Crest Home Inspections
Serving San Diego and Surrounding Areas
(858) 386-3204
https://www.pacificcresthomeinspections.com
Pacific Crest Home Inspections is a San Diego-based, family-owned company were we pride ourselves in "Providing Specialized Inspections with a Personalized Approach". We offer Home, Pool and Mold Inspection services utilizing state of the art equipment such as Thermal Imaging Cameras, Aerial Roof Photography, and Robotic Crawlspace Technology. All that aside, our best asset that we bring to each property is experience!HistoryEstablished in 2019.I have been working in the home inspection industry since 2011 shortly after my wife and I purchased our first home. We hired our inspector after finding him(you guessed it...) on Yelp! He was a prior-service Marine and I was transitioning out of the Marine Corps at the time myself. I was fascinated by the process and how similar it was to my experience inspecting aviation. From then on, I was hooked! I began learning everything I could about the home inspection industry and became a Certified Home Inspector later that same year. Fast forward to 2019, Pacific Crest Home Inspections was founded. Servicing San Diego and surrounding areas as a Certified Master Inspector!Meet the Business OwnerBusiness owner information Andrew PowellAfter serving nearly 8 years in the United States Marine Corps as a quality assurance inspector and aviation mechanic I know the importance of attention to detail. I founded Pacific Crest Home Inspections so that I can provide that same quality of care toward protecting your most valuable investment, your home. As a Certified Master Inspector, with 8 years of inspection experience and having performed more than 3,000 home inspections, I use every tool at my disposal to make sure that each decision you make is a well informed one. Thank you for inviting me to help guide you through this portion of the home ownership process!
3B Property Inspections
Serving San Diego County, Orange County, Los Angeles County, Riverside County
(760) 960-3032
http://www.3BInspections.com
HERON Inspection
Serving San Diego County, Riverside County, Orange County
(619) 380-3193
https://www.heroninspection.com
Cal-West Property Inspections
Serving All of San Diego County, Temecula, Murrieta & Menifee
(760) 679-5659
http://calwestinspect.com/
Ridge To Rake Roofing
Roof inspections, repairs, maintenance and full roof replacements
Serving San Diego, Chula Vista, Oceanside, Carlsbad, El Cajon, Escondido, Coronado, Encinitas, Poway, Del Mar, San Marcos, Vista, La Mesa, National City, Santee, Imperial Beach, Fallbrook, Spring Valley, Lemon Grove, Solana Beach, Camp Pendleton North, Rancho Santa Fe, Lakeside, Julian, Ramona, Alpine, Bonita, Valley Center, Rancho San Diego, Jamul, Jacumba Hot Springs, Borrego Springs, Tecate, Rainbow, Mount Laguna, Descanso, Potrero, Bonsall, Casa de Oro, Mount Helix, Campo, Pine Valley, Lake San Marcos, Fairbanks Ranch, Granite Hills, Camp Pendleton South, Harbison Canyon, Shelter Valley, Boulevard, Bostonia, Crest, Hidden Meadows
(619) 887-6896
San Diego based, licensed roof contractor.  We are fully licensed and insured to perform roof inspections, repairs, maintenance and full roof replacements of residential and commercial roofs. 
Fidelity Home Inspections
Serving San Diego County, Riverside County and Imperial County
(858) 365-3555
http://www.fidelityinspectionssd.com

About San Diego

Known for it's beaches, parks and warm climate, San Diego has it all. With a population of 1.4 million, San Diego is the 8th largest city in the United States. Some major attractions include beaches like Mission Beach, Pacific Beach & La Jolla, as well as Balboa Park and the San Diego Zoo.

Common Home Inspection Questions


What is Included in a Typical Home Inspection?

Most home inspectors are members of a national home inspection association or CREIA. This will determine the major systems and components they will inspect:

  • Roofing
  • Attic
  • Exterior
  • Basement
  • Heating/Cooling Systems
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical
  • Interior
  • Fireplace & Chimneys

Who Attends the Home Inspection?

In most cases we recommend the homebuyer and your real estate agent attend the inspection. This gives you the opportunity to ask questions and for your home inspector to provide context to their findings.

How Much Does a Home Inspection Cost in San Diego?

Ranges will vary from city to city but you'll want to at least budget the national average of just under $400 for a basic inspection. Keep in mind this does not include additional inspection add-ons like mold or termite inspections. These are often just as important. 

Can My House Fail the Inspection?

Homes cannot pass or fail a home inspection. A home inspection is a visual assessment of your home at a point in time. It's intent is to educate you and your agent on the condition of the home so you can be educated about your investment and negotiate in good faith with the seller.

San Diego Real Estate Market

With a very competitive 81 on the Redfin "Compete Score", San Diego is hot in some areas and not so much in others. The average sales price clocks in at 635k and $437/sq. ft. Hot homes sell around list price and can go as fast as a week on the market.

The San Diego Tribune reports that price cuts were around 25% this time last year and around 20% this year. This is one of the highest rates of price reductions in the nation. This is often a sign of a cooling market after a huge run up in prices. This results in seller's expectations being too high for what they can sell their home for.

What This Means for Home Inspections

In a market where there are lots of price reductions, this can give buyers a little more leverage (although still not a ton overall) in asking for repairs and credits post inspection. As always, look for the most important items in the home inspection report and work with your Realtor to negotiate on those.


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