On today’s episode of the Jose Luiz Morales Show, we’re talking about the ins and outs of the home inspection process.


Home inspections are a critical aspect of the real estate process, which is why for today’s episode of the Jose Luiz Morales Show,  I’ve brought on expert inspector Joe Nerberg of AmeriSpec Inspection Services. Joe had some interesting insight to share regarding this often-misunderstood process during our interview, and I’m excited to share that conversation with you now.

Cited below for your convenience are timestamps that will direct you to various points in the video. Feel free to watch the full message or use these timestamps to browse specific topics at your leisure:


00:22 - An introduction to today’s topic and guest
01:44 - Joe explains what home inspections are and when they happen during a transaction
02:24 - Is there such a thing as a “licensed inspector” in California?
03:17 - Joe describes what happens during a typical home inspection
05:23 - What Joe would say to someone who's thinking about not ordering an inspection
07:11 - Why inspections should be performed by experienced, qualified professionals
08:12 - Joe shares five of the most common problems he finds during inspections
10:26 - Why it’s better to uncover problems before you close
13:08 - How inspectors advocate for clients even if they happen to miss something
14:07 - How does AmeriSpec ensure its inspectors are qualified? And what training do they implement?
15:48 - Why you still need a home inspection when buying new construction
17:06 - Do home inspectors check for permits?
17:58 - How much do home inspections typically cost?
20:18 - A recap of the inspection process, in general
21:53 - A few closing words from Joe
22:10 - How you can contact Joe and his team

If you have any other questions or would like more information, feel free to give us a call or send us an email. We look forward to hearing from you soon.