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Conduct a paperless and hassle-free home inspection
Published February 25th, 2021
Without home inspection software, inspector findings and observations have to be recorded manually on paper. This not only takes up a lot of time, but also makes inspection results, which are the basis for the issuance of permits, susceptible to damage or even loss. Additionally, using paper for home inspections requires large storage space and frequent file organization.
iAuditor by SafetyCulture is a cohesive digital inspection platform that’s used in over 85 countries by 1 million workers in over 26,000 organizations. You can add logic to inspections so that you only need to go through the important items, or make items mandatory so that you don’t miss anything. You can download iAuditor for free on iOS, Android, and the Web.
iAuditor by SafetyCulture Features:
🗹 Smart Reports
🗹 Intuitive Scheduling
🗹 Digital Media
🗹 Free Templates
Pricing: Premium plans start at $19/month/user. We have a free version and a 30-day free trial.
Why use Home Inspector Pro?
Home Inspector Pro is used in over 20 countries and has tech support on both US coasts via phone, email, help desk, and live chat. You can record videos directly from Home Inspector Pro or insert them from your camera to the web application. Home Inspector Pro is available on Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Android devices.
Home Inspector Pro Features:
Pricing: Starts at $649/one-time payment/user. They do not have a free version, but they do offer a free trial.
Why use HomeGauge?
Widely accepted by all major trade associations, HomeGauge makes it easy to create professional home inspection reports and is used by inspectors across the US and Canada. HomeGauge can run on Windows computers and has companion apps for iOS and Android.
Pricing: Starts at $69/month/user. They do not have a free version, but they do offer a free trial.
zInspector is a well-rounded, collaborative field-to-office property inspection solution for the property management, real estate, and construction trades. Aside from inspection capabilities, it also has a robust and evolving set of property and task management tools. It’s available as a mobile app on iOS and Android devices.
Pricing: $16-22/month/user. They have a free version and they offer a 15-day free trial.
Why use Spectacular Inspection System?
Spectacular Inspection System has professional style photo editing tools and a built-in card processing system. It also has a companion website, called Inspectacular, for buyers and agents. It’s available on the web for Mac users and as an app on iOS, Android, and Windows.
Spectacular Inspection System Features:
Pricing: $59.99/month. They do not have a free version, but they do offer a 14-day free trial.
Why use Property Inspect?
Property Inspect is designed for property managers, home inspectors, landlords, real estate agents, universities, homeowner associations, commercial, multi family and anyone who inspects properties. It compares check outs against their original inventory/check in report, making it easy to decide what needs attention.
Property Inspect Features:
Pricing: Starts at $37/month/user. They do not have a free version, but they do offer a 14-day free trial.
Why use Inspection Manager?
Inspection Manager is ideal for sharing information with landlords and tenants. It has legal reports available for different states and countries. It has a bank of predictive phrases and voice-text dictation. Available on Apple devices, it has also been developed for selected devices using the Android platform.
Inspection Manager Features:
Pricing: $39.95/month/user. They have a free version and offer a 30-day free trial.
Why use EZ Home Inspection Software?
A trusted affiliate of both ASHI and InterNACHI, two of the world’s largest inspection associations, for over 7 years, EZ Home Inspection Software is used by thousands of inspectors from all over the US, Canada, Australia, and Europe to create and send great looking reports.
EZ Home Inspection Software Features:
Pricing: $399 setup cost and $20/month renewal for Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android devices. They do not have a free version, but they do offer a 30-day free trial.
Why use 3D Inspection Systems?
3D Inspection Systems is a premier developer of inspection reporting software for home and building, marine survey, environmental, and other industries. It’s a versatile inspection software that’s easily customizable. It handles inspection data gathering, report generation, and office management of jobs and contracts.
3D Inspection Systems Features:
Pricing: Starts at $1199/one-time payment. They do not have a free version, but they do offer a free trial (60-day money-back guarantee).
Why use HomInspect Software Program?
HomInspect Software program is user-friendly, affordable, and does not require a cloud service or internet connection to be used in the field or in the office. It has been the best-selling home inspection report software on eBay for the last 5 years with a 100% positive feedback rating.
HomInspect Software Program Features:
Pricing: Starts at $99.99/one-time payment/user. They do not have a free version, and they do not offer a free trial.
With the myriad of options available to you (such as the ones on this list), it doesn’t make sense to keep using paper for home inspections if you do have the budget for software. For example, since taking photos is already a given for most home inspections, why not skip the additional steps of printing the photo you’ve taken and stapling it to the paper document?
Though, the choice is ultimately up to you, it may be worth your time to try out the different digital tools out there that you can use to make your home inspections better and easier.
While the primary purpose of good home inspection software is to reduce the amount of paperwork required, eliminating paper completely can be difficult. However, with iAuditor, you can convert existing paper forms into digital templates for free. iAuditor also allows you to complete inspections even while offline, with data from inspections automatically syncing once you’ve reconnected to the internet.
Get started for free today with iAuditor by SafetyCulture.
Sample digital checklist created using iAuditor home inspection software
Check out our list of the best inspection software and construction site inspection software.
SafetyCulture staff writer
Zarina is a Content Specialist for SafetyCulture. She is a Creative Writing graduate who enjoys discovering new ways for businesses to improve their safety, quality, and operations. She is working towards helping companies become more efficient and better equipped to thrive through change.
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