It is very important for you to hire an inspector that knows all the technical stuff. They must be able to identify potential problems with all aspects of the house, but for most inspectors, that is the easy part! Communicating that information to the client in a clear and accessible way is what makes an inspector stand out. Here is what good communication looks like:
Read an inspector’s reviews on Angie’s List or other sources. Look at a sample report on the inspector’s website. This research will help you identify and inspector who is skilled at good, clear communication which is by far the most important part of an effective home inspection.