Texas Licensed Home Inspector

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    5 star review  The Smart Inspector is a great company! I was able to set an appointment online and they came out the next day. The inspector was very thorough and did an excellent job explaining the conditions of the home.

    thumb Tamiko Flores

    5 star review  Forest is a very professional inspector. He knows what he does. He shows you pictures of the items that need attention and advise you on solutions to correct them. He would also advise you to get second opinion on items that may need further attention. I felt that a friend was actually doing the inspection for me. Forest keeps you well informed of all the issues of your future home. He is very friendly and welcoming. I highly recommend Forest to be the guy you call for your future home inspection.

    thumb Yovoie Cast

    5 star review  Forrest was amazing and very thorough with his report, taking the time to explain things to these 2nd time home buyers. The website interface was great and very easy to understand and relate back to our realtor. Not only would I recommend him, but I myself will nit forget to ask him first.

    thumb Jason Palmer

About The Smart Inspector

I’m Forest Ivey, the Smart Inspector. Born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas, I still proudly call DFW my home. Despite having lived in multiple countries, I always came back to my roots. My wife of 8 years and three-year-old twins are all natural born Texans, too!

I consider myself a jack-of-all-trades and a master of learning. I speak multiple languages, play multiple instruments, and love to build racecars. I enjoy woodworking, welding, and electrical work. I pride myself in doing more work than is necessary and always doing things right the first time.

When it comes to home inspections, rest assured that I will be quite thorough with every inch of the property. From the roof ridge down to the foundation, no nook or cranny will go unnoticed. Relaying the findings to you, the client, is just as important as discovering them in the first place, and I will make sure you have a full understanding of the property you have inspected.

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Learn More About Your Home

Common Problems With Electrical Panels

September 2, 2019

This video covers 3 issues that are commonly found with electrical panels. It is by no means meant to be an exhaustive list of all the issues that are found with electrical panels; that list would be too long!

Sell Your Home Prep (Part 2)

September 1, 2019

Are you selling your home? This second video covers deficiencies on the inside of your home. In this video, we address the doors, smoke detectors, HVAC filters, electrical panel, garage doors, caulking, and common plumbing issues.

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