I did another interview regarding DR Horton

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Good one Nick

I have found some smaller builders (but who is not smaller compared to DR Horton?) are beginning to use 3rd party quality control contractors. I have seen positive results with this. They are very thorough but mostly focused on superficial problems such as paint, nicks, cracks etc. However, they do test electrical receptacles, run plumbing, HVAC, appliances, windows, doors. Though they are not home inspectors, in these homes I found my defect lists is considerably shorter. I hope this is a trend which catches on.

FYI, DR Horton in my area are STILL requiring ASHI certs from home inspectors in order to be approved.

We settled our complaint with DR Horton and they updated all of their forms to include InterNACHI. Alert the site manager in your area: D.R. Horton, America's Largest Homebuilder, Requires InterNACHI® EVERYTHING!

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I have done many of DR homes never been asked anything.

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I just did a pre-closing inspection on a DR Horton home this morning. They have never asked me for any of my business information or licensing information. It may vary by region. If the builder doesn’t want you to perform a home inspection they will come up with any reason.

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I find a lot with the new ones, never seen one with a straight wall yet lol

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