Washington DC and Northern Virginia Home Inspections

Buying property is a huge financial responsibility. Before you take the plunge and make that closing date official, enlist the services of Rusty Layton. He can evaluate the condition of the property you're looking to buy so that you know what you're getting into before you purchase the property.

Protect Yourself

When you work with Rusty, you'll get a knowledgeable professional who knows what to look for in properties new and old. Whether you're buying your first home or are adding to your real estate portfolio, it pays to have an experienced professional home inspector inspect your new space before finalizing your transaction. In some cases, an inspection may uncover a serious flaw that compromises the structure or value of the property you're seeking to purchase. Why take chances?

Peace of Mind

You deserve to complete your real estate transaction with the knowledge that a thorough, professional evaluation has been performed on the property you're looking to buy. Rely on Rusty Layton to get you the answers you need before you're left without recourse. To schedule an appointment with Rusty, call or text 703-568-6600 today.

Check Rusty Layton's Calendar for Availability

Scheduling an inspection and getting on the calendar

Once you have reviewed my Calendar you can choose a morning inspection (9 - 9.15 AM), a midday inspection (12.15-12.30) or afternoon inspection (3.30-3.45). I am flexable with the times within reason. Send and email to or text to 703-568-6600 with the inspection address and time requested. I will determine the fee and reply with a confirmation and fee amount. You can call and talk to me as well if you have any questions or wish to schedule by phone at 703-568-6600. I will confirm by email or text that you are on the calendar.

Home Inspection Fee Quote

Condominium inspections are a $295 minimum (1,2 BR with bath) to $495 or more (multi-room and bath, SP over $500,000).

Townhouse inspection fees are a $350 minimum (2 level, 1 and 1/2 baths) to $695 or more (Multilevel level, Multizone HVAC, Multi-room and bath, SP over $800,000)..

Single family home fees are a $395 minimum (One level, 2 bath) to $800 or more (Multizone HVAC, Multi-room and bath, SP Over $1,200,000).

All Radon tests are $130 and are ordered from a radon testing sservice provider.

I will need to review the property before I can give you an actual quote. Houses and circumstances are different and I can usually work within your budget.

Home Owner, Home Seller and Listing Inspections

I can inspect the home and determine issues and needs that you need to be aware of either for your information or before you sell and the cost is usually between $350 and $395. If you need help with a wet basement, leaky roof, foundation cracks and similar home owner problems you may have I can usually evaluate them for $150 or so.




Commonwealth of Virginia DPOR License Look up

Commonwealth of Virgina Certified Home Inspector #3380000573

Because Rusty has done over 24,000 home inspections in 33 years which ranks him among the elite home inspectors in the country!