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Do Home Inspectors require a license to perform home inspections?

Currently, in the United States, there are 29 states that require licensing for their inspectors to perform home inspections, and Nevada is a state that requires their home inspectors to be licensed.

I wanted to take a moment to discuss inspector credentials. There are “Licensed” inspectors, with licensing obtained through a governing body, such as a State. And there are “Certified” inspectors, with certifications obtained through an organization, like InterNACHI for example. State licensing typically requires the inspector to obtain classroom education, followed by a Nationally accredited examination on home inspecting. After that, a certain amount of hours performing inspections in the field with a…..

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Appraiser vs Home Inspector

Some questions we hear often are “What is the difference between an Appraiser and a Home Inspector?” And “Do I need both?”

First, on the second question, the answer is yes!

Answering the first question will explain why:

An Appraiser comes to the property to make a visual assessment….