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1 to 2 hours
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Question: How long should it take it to inspect a 2,000 sf single family home?
Top Answer (62% of 287 votes): 2 to 3 hours.

Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: I never rush my inspections. Your inspection will be thorough with a detailed report.
Proiority Home Inspections
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: How long it takes to inspect a home can depend on several factors. For instance, it takes longer to inspect an older home in some instances due to the homes condition. Typically though, a 2,000 sf home usually takes around 2 hours to inspect.
Shedhorn Inspection Services, LLC
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: If the property has had good maintenance, 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 hours. If property has been neglected, 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 hours or more.
Straight Street Building/Home Inspections, P.L.L.C.
ProMatcher
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: I can complete a residential home inspection covering the whole home in 2.5 hours.
Aspire Inspection Services
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: It depends on how many issues are found our inspectors would typically take 2 1/2 hours on a home of that size.
Dynamic Inspections & Construction Services, LLC.
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: Each house is unique and will take varying amounts of time to complete. A Certified Master Inspector will take more time because they are typically more thorough. Older houses, a house with lots of issues, etc. will all determine how long an inspection takes.
Shacks & Shanties Inspection Services
ProMatcher
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: Our rule of thumb for scheduling is 1,000 sq/ft per hour.
Superior Inspection Services
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: Typical 2000 sq ft home will take 2-3 hours, including our onsite computer report. Additional time may be required for a home in poor condition.
HomeScope Property Inspection Services LLC
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: 2.5-3 hours is pretty typical. Some take a little longer. Beware if your inspector says the inspection will take 2 hours or less.
Superior Home Inspections
ProMatcher
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: Older homes typically take a bit longer.
Safeguard Home Inspection, LLC
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: Depending if buyer is walking Inspection with inspector,may take longer.
H&R PROFESSIONAL INSPECTIONS
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: It takes as long as it takes. If you have questions I want to give you the answers you deserve
TnT Home Inspections
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Although most homes will vary in size and the number of system they contain. The time it takes to do a thorough inspection will depend upon the qualified professional you hire and his or her sytem and rules. There are home inspectors and there are Certified Professional Home Inspectors... You simply have to do your due diligence in selecting the right one.
DC HOME INSPECTIONS
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: Typically it should take close to three hours. If there are a lot of issues with the home the inspection will take longer. Inspectors have your best interests in mind. They will want to cover everything they can.
Moran Property Inspections
Answer: 3 to 4 hours
Explanation: A quality inspection, where detail and scrutiny is practiced should take 3 - 3.5 hours to perform.
Vital Home Inspections LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: 5+ hours
Explanation: I will spend up to hour on the phone and looking over records at the city, then i will send four to five hours gathering my facts on a home. then another hour or two building a full report on a home.
Property Repair Service & Inspections
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: A good inspection takes time.
North State Inspections
Answer: 3 to 4 hours
Explanation: This time frame includes a complete report sent electronically to the customer and any other party specified by the customer.
Kairos Home Inspections
ProMatcher
Answer: 3 to 4 hours
Explanation: A normal home inspection should take on average 3-4 hours when done right. However if the home is new, it may take less time. On the other hand, if it is really old, it may take longer.
Blackland Home Inspections
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: One inspector performing the inspection will take 2-3 hours. Having clear access to roof,attic,and crawl spaces will help speed up the process. Clients saving questions til the end of the inspection is another way to save time. Clients can choose to attend only the last 30 minutes of the inspection. Most inspectors will happily go over any concerns and answer your questions. Most inspectors will also send a detailed digital report with pictures.
My Choice Home Inspectors LLC
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: A thorough inspection is always appreciated by all the interested parties.
Inspection Pro
ProMatcher
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: To get a thorough and accurate visual inspection of this size home with pictures for the report this is a pretty standard time frame.
Meadow Brook Home Inspection
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: Although each home is unique, a typical inspection will take around 2 hours. I do schedule up to 4 hours in case extra time is needed, whether it is because there are certain challenges with the inspection, or if a client has many questions or concerns, which is not a problem, that is what I am here for and I enjoy helping you by explaining how the different systems of a home work. Some inspectors will finish the report at the home, which will add some extra time. I prefer to write the report after the inspection so that I'm not rushed and I can do further research if needed.
Timberland Home Inspections LLC
Answer: 5+ hours
Explanation: a full inspection avg. about 6 to 8 hrs.
Huskey Home Inspection, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: 3 to 4 hours
Explanation: An average home inspection lasts 3.5 hours but there are times that it may go longer each property is different.
Able Home Inspections
Answer: 3 to 4 hours
Explanation: We spend a lot of time.
Blue Goose Property Services LLC
Answer: 1 to 2 hours
Explanation: Your inspector should perform a detailed inspection of the property checking the exterior as well as the interior of the home. We take multiple pictures and provide our clients with a detailed emailed report outlining our findings.
Rhino Property Inspections, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: Other factors could increase tissue time such as added testing or difficult to reach crawl spaces or attic areas.
Millyard Home Inspection
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: It is necessary to examine the house thoroughly as required by law, and typically that requires that amount of time to complete and explain the inspection results.
Contractors Corp.
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: You should give your self about 2 hours for the inspection and the summary review of what the inspector has uncovered.
TAP Inspections
ProMatcher
Answer: 3 to 4 hours
Explanation: There are a lot of areas that need to be inspected and they all take a fair amount of time.
Gilded Leaf Home Inspections LLC
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: Time depends on defects of house.
TKO Home Inspections, LLC
Answer: 3 to 4 hours
Explanation: A thorough and detail home inspection by experience should take no less than 3 hours. However, if other ancillary items are included the inspection can extend for a few more hours.
HOME INSPECTOR USA
ProMatcher
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: A good inspector can cover 1000 sqft in an hour to hour and a half
Pacific Inspection Group
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: A 2,000 square foot home in good condition should take about 3 hours to thoroughly inspect and walk through. At InFocus Inspection we like to walk with our customers and answer questions as we inspect so this does add some time to the inspection. If the home is in a bit of disrepair, has older systems, the client may have more questions and the time can easily extend to 4 hours.
InFocus Inspection
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: A 2000 Sf home should take between 2 and 3 hours. This can change based on the condition of the home and may increase or decrease.
Best Choice Inspections
ProMatcher
Answer: 3 to 4 hours
Explanation: Inspections are very detailed and quality inspectors dont worry about time, instead quality.
Riverbend Property Inspections LLC
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: The average time needed to inspect a 2000sqft home is around 2.5 hours depending on the condition of home
At Ease Home Inspection
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: Depending on the condition of the property and whether it's a slab home, crawl space, or basement.
Mosher Home Inspection Service, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: The typical time frame for the inspection of a single family home of 2,000 sf is usually in the 2 to 3 hour range. ECI Inspections sets aside a block of 3 hours per inspection but will add time if the home is especially large or there are other factors that would lengthen the inspection time.
ECI Inspections
Answer: 1 to 2 hours
Explanation: A complete home inspection should take on average 2 hours to complete. Some inspectors will fly through a house but that is when items may be missed
Smart Choice Home Inspections of WNY
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: This is always a good question and will not only vary by inspector but it will vary by house and client. Some inspectors are in a hurry - get it done, get out and onto the next one. Not our company we are done when all of your questions are answered and your are comfortable with the inspection. If the buyers don't come to the inspection we can do it faster. If the buyers have allot of questions it slows the inspection down, however we encourage questions and we encourage the buyer to follow us while we do the inspection. Some inspection companies hate this and discourage it.
Honest Home Inspections & Milwaukee Mold Inspector
ProMatcher
Answer: 3 to 4 hours
Explanation: Time depends on the inspector and the ability to get to all areas of the home. We believe 2-3 hours is a minimum for all we need to look at.
Master Building Inspectors
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: 2 to 3 hours is the average. I tend to spend more time on my inspections because I feel reporting the issue of your home is more important then how long it takes me to do the inspection.
House and Home Inspection Services
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: There are exceptions to every rule when it comes to estimating time frames for the inspection itself. A new construction sounds faster but many components could be installed wrong or missing. On the other hand an older house you may expect a lot of defects but it may have been recently remodeled.
840 Inspections
ProMatcher
Answer: 3 to 4 hours
Explanation: Thoroughneess (noun)- executed without negligence or omissions. Extremely attentive to accuracy and detail. This definition takes time to achieve.
Ray REI
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: Typical home inspection for a single family home of 2000 square feet is approximately 2-3 hours.
J. Michael Simon, LLC
Answer: 3 to 4 hours
Explanation: Typically, every home has a kitchen, a bathroom, etc. in common no matter the size of the house. Townhouses and condos typically take 2-3 hours and normally 3-4 for single family homes.
Rightway Residential Home Inspections
ProMatcher
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: Average home inspection should take about 2 hours. If many defects are presented the inspection will take longer.
Del Fine Home Inspections
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: Typically home inspections take 2-3 hours for average size dwellings.
Investor Home Inspections
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: If the inspection is done properly it will take about 2 1/2 to 3 hours.
Certified Real Estate Inspectors
ProMatcher
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: The more problems that are found the longer it should take to go through an inspection.
Your Home Property Consultants
Answer: 4 to 5 hours
Explanation: In our experience the actual inspection should take no more than 3 hours with the final report writing, off location, not to exceed 2 hours. No more than 5 hours in total.
The Home Inspectors
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: Knowledge is power. I'm not there to justify my existence. My experience allows me to skip the obvious and concentrate on what is not blatantly visible.
A Better Choice Home Inspection, Co
ProMatcher
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: Normally it would take about 3 hours, but not all homes are in the same condition and it may take longer.
A Balance Home Inspection
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: InterNACHI SOP
LOX Home Inspections, LLC
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: A comprehensive inspection should entail this much time. Along with the written report and discussions. We are available any time after the inspection for questions and cost analysis.
American Home & Environmental
ProMatcher
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: A home Inspection typically takes 2 1/2 to 3 hours for this size of a home.
Rife Home Inspections LLC
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: Typical time frame. It may take a little longer depending on the house and access or a little less time of its on a slab and unoccupied
Smart Look Inspections
Answer: 3 to 4 hours
Explanation: depending on the age of the home
Thomas Property Services
ProMatcher
Answer: 1 to 2 hours
Explanation: On the average
Henson Home Inspections
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: Home inspections generally take 2 to 4 hours depending on the size of the home and the condition of the home.
Coast Home Inspection
Answer: 1 to 2 hours
Explanation: Depending on the size this is an average time limit
A & H PROPERTIES
ProMatcher
Answer: 3 to 4 hours
Explanation: A good home inspection should take around 3 hours. Older homes may take over 3 hours. Some realtors may not like a long inspection as they generally need to be there. Always remember the inspector works for you alone, not the realtor, and should never be pressured by an agent.
North Dynamic Inspections
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: It takes me between 2.5 to 3.0 hours and then it takes about two-hours to write the report. A lot depends on how many questions and distractions you get during the inspection.
Corley Home Inspections, LLC
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: If the home is in poor condition, it could take longer.
Horizon Home Inspections
ProMatcher
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: We have a 1000 point checklist and use a process when inspecting a home very efficient.
Hancock Consulting & Inspections, PLLC
Answer: 3 to 4 hours
Explanation: Buying a home is a big deal. Taking photos and reporting obvious defects or symptoms is NOT enough. I attempt to find the cause if damage exists. Providing a complete inspection and report is the product / service I WANT to provide. Patrick Erb Home Inspection Services Licensed Home Inspection AL # HI3083 HUD # 638 erbhomeservices@gmail.com 205-412-5256 More Information About Me http://erbhomeservices.wix.com/patrickerb www.promatcher.com/ErbHomeServicesInspection http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f94FUNkxZX0&feature=share
Patrick Erb Home Services INSPECTION AL#HI3083
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: Really depends on the home and condition at time of inspection... Inspection times vary per property
AHI Residential & Commercial Inspections
ProMatcher
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: A 2000 sf home should take about 2-3 hours with a client walk-through of the home.
Brighton Home Inspection
Answer: 3 to 4 hours
Explanation: A thorough inspection takes a good amount of time, and in some cases.even longer.
Certipro Home Inspections
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: Average one hour per 1,000 square feet
OnSite Home Inspection, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: My actual answer for this question is based on the condition of the home. While we always note the positive aspects of the home as well as any deficiencies, the more we find, the more narrative the report including photographs.
Connected Services Group, LLC
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: There is no way to know how long an inspection will take before it is complete. A 2,000 square foot home can be well built and take a couple hours to fully inspect. A 2,000 square foot home including multiple additions or questionable work can take twice as long.
Legacy Home Inspection & Appraisal LLC
Answer: 2 to 3 hours
Explanation: our attention to detail of all areas and components of house will require 2 to 3 hours to perform
Phoenix Home Inspections LLC
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