RIA recommends a termite, pest, and rodent inspection be completed during due diligence. Even if a home has a termite warranty, most clients choose to have an additional inspector working on their behalf to check for any termite activity not reported by the company with the warranty. In addition to termites, an inspector licensed through the Department of Agriculture will also check for any pest or rodent activity that may cause you future headaches.
You will receive an electronic report with photos the same day as the inspection, detailing any termite, pest, and rodent issues. A termite letter (WDO Report) will be issued, if needed, prior to closing. You will also receive information necessary for a termite treatment and warranty, rodent removal, and pest control on your home. See a sample report here.
The Termite, Pest, and Rodent Inspection is $50 if completed at the same time as the home inspection. Make sure you let our office staff know if you have any questions or would like to add this service.