Before you can move into your new home its very important to have a home inspection. With so many costs that come with being a new home owner it might be tempting to ignore hiring a home inspector. However most mortgage lenders wont complete the final transactions before a home is inspected. The most efficient way to find the best local home inspectors is doing an online search. Although your real estate agent may recommend a friend who is a home inspector, it doesnt hurt to check out all of the local home inspectors available and in many cases get quality service as you save money. Most websites that have local home inspectors allow you to compare quotes against their competitor. Youll get started with entering your zip code in the box provided and get a listing of the highest rated local home inspectors. You can narrow your search by selecting only the local home inspectors within 30 miles of your home. Local home inspectors who are registered with the Better Business Bureau will also list awards and accolades theyve received within their industry. Some local home inspectors have articles on their websites of where theyve received high praise from reviews in prominent magazines. The top websites for local home inspectors in your area will give a brief overview of their company history. They will have the number of years they've serviced the area. They will be licensed and insured to provide home inspections and will continually update their credentials to satisfy state requirements. Also most local home inspectors will have a telephone number, email and a customer service link for your convenience so you can get answers for all of your questions. Most local home inspectors keep up with all of the changes with added streets and additional subdivisions being built in your area.