Brad Leland - Houston Home Inspection Services

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I have listed below several questions I am frequently asked as well as additional information I think might be useful when choosing a home inspector. If you would like to discuss the information below or would like additional information please feel free to give me a call at 281-794-9102.













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​​Why should we choose Brad Leland Professional Home Inspections?
Here are a few of the reasons that my inspection services are special:


  • Experience! I have 25 years of residential and commercial construction experience and over 17 years of inspection experience in the greater Houston area. Licensed with TREC since 1999.

  • Service! I produce a clearly-written, plain-English narrative report, not a checklist or a technical jargon filled report. We complete the written report quickly—within 24 hours. We emphasize problem solving, not just problem finding. Whenever possible, we offer practical and economical solutions and maintenance tips. I have been the recipient of the Angie's List Super Service award as determined by my clients reviews every year since 2011.
  • We can usually schedule your inspection within 1-3 days. Weekend and early evening service is available.

  • Commitment! I am available to answer your questions in the future as long as you own the home. Anything I can help you with by phone, fax or e-mail is always a courtesy at no charge. I enjoy my work and my clients! 
  • I have built my business on referrals from satisfied clients so we do our best to keep the fee reasonable and fair.

In what areas do you perform inspections?​I provide inspections services in the greater Houston area. Including Houston, Katy, Spring, Pearland, Clear Lake, Seabrook, Baytown, Sugarland, Bellaire, Richmond, Fulsher, League City, Webster, Humble, Atascosita everywhere in between.

What is the cost of an inspection? Please refer to our
Inspection Fees page for a complete list of home inspection fees and costs.

How long have you been an inspector in the Houston area? Over 16 years. I have more information on my experience and qualifications on by Bio page.

Can I attend the inspection? Yes, I encourage you to attend your home inspectionand will be happy to answer any questions you may have during the inspection.


What did you do before you were an inspector? I was a union carpenter for 10 years working in commercial construction. I worked in Residential Building for 15 years. I worked in Kitchen and Bathroom remodeling and design for 5 years prior to attending classes and getting my Professional Real Estate Inspector license in Texas. I exceed the required continuing education mandated by the state in order to renew my inspector license every year.

I am having a new home built should I have it inspected? Yes, many times I find items that have been overlooked by the builder. During pre-sheetrock inspections I often find many places where additional nailing is required. You can view previous inspection reports that I have done at the pre pour foundation stage, the pre sheetrock/frame phase and final inspections.

What is a home inspection and why do we need one?  A home inspection is like putting your home through a physical exam by an objective professional. All the major systems and components of the house are checked top to bottom. This includes the plumbing, electrical and heating systems, as well as the structural components from roof to foundation. I use thermal imaging equipment throughout the entire inspection at no additional charge.

What will the inspection be like? During the on-site inspection I explain deficiencies I find and answer any questions you have while we go through the home. At the end of the inspection, I will have a “summary” discussion and explain the items that will appear in the written report. The inspection report will then be prepared and emailed to you that evening or the next day. After you receive the report you are always welcome to contact me with any questions or concerns you may have.

Some inspectors charge less than you charge. Why do you cost more? Quality! We are service oriented on site and spend the time to help our clients understand what the homes condition is like now, what major items will be needed in the future, and what maintenance it will take through the years. Our Home Inspection Reports are quite specific and include numerous photos. For example, instead of just listing “plumbing leaks yes” or “there is a leak in a sink”, our reports state “there is a leak in the trap in the right hand sink in the master bathroom” with photos to document the issue. All this takes time, but our clients like our level of service. I only do 2 inspections a day, so I can take the time to be thorough and give your home my full attention and time. Some of my clients use the report as a reference document as they work through the repairs and improvements in their home. Additionally, your real estate agent will be in a stronger negotiating position for you--they will be able to use our clear explanations of issues in our reports when they negotiate with the sellers. In the end I believe my fees are in the middle. Not the most expensive and not the least expensive. I feel my fees are fair.

Do you follow any standards? Yes! My inspection procedures and written reports conform to the Texas Real Estate Commission Standards of Practice. The State of Texas is one of the few states to require licensing of Home Inspectors. I regularly exceed the minimum reporting standards due to my experience in home building and construction.

Call Office 281-794-9102     Cell/Text 832-671-2258   email: lelandhomeinspection@prodigy.net

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Contact me today for your Reliable, Informative and Detailed Houston Home Inspection at 281-794-9102

​Inspections can be scheduled 7 days a week. Weekend Inspection Appointments Available.

TREC LIcense #5229

Home Inspections in the Houston area

  • Flir Thermal Imaging Equipment used throughout the home
  • ​Phantom 4 Drone for Roof Inspection
  • Zip Level Pro 2000 High Precision Altimeter used to measure all foundations
  • No Additional Charges for this Service

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