Buying, selling, building, or staying in the property you own, a property inspection just makes good sense! Understanding the condition of the systems and components of a house is critical when it comes to purchase, repair, or maintenance decisions.
A professional property inspection is an impartial third party visual evaluation of the physical structure, foundation, electrical, plumbing, heating, air-conditioning, roof, built in appliances, interior and exterior walls, doors and windows.
Upon completion, you will receive a State of Texas mandated formal report detailing the conditions of each element inspected.
The Texas licensing entity for inspectors, real estate agents, and warranty companies is: http://www.trec.state.tx.us/
Inspectors are required to perform inspections on certain components (as a minimum). This is known as the Standards of Practice and can be found at: http://www.trec.state.tx.us/pdf/rules/trecrules.pdf
(starts on page 75 under section §535.227)
Inspectors are required to use a certain report format to convey this information to the client: http://www.trec.state.tx.us/pdf/forms/insp/REI-7A-0-PropertyInspectonReport.PDF