The home inspection profession is regulated in Maryland. Follow the steps below to become a licensed home inspector in Maryland.
Maryland requires home inspectors to attend classroom training. The PHII classroom course offered at our facility in Madison,SD has been approved for the 72 Hour pre-license training requirement.
Realtors, lenders, home buyers, and home owners want to make sure a home inspector has been properly trained and certified. PHII will give you a nationally recognized home inspector certification and the credentials you need to become a successful home inspector in Maryland. Becoming certified now may also make you eligible to be "grandfathered in" when new licensing laws or stricter regulations take effect.
Note: As the industry grows, many states are enacting or changing legislation requiring training, supervised inspections and examinations for home inspectors. PHII students have had great success passing state and national exams, and you also receive FREE continuing education credits with your enrollment! Please check the website periodically for updates about current licensing laws or call toll free (800) 983-6322
Commission of Real Estate Appraisers & Home Inspectors
500 N. Calvert Street 3rd Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202-3651
Elwood Mosley, Executive Director
Professional Home Inspection Institute
1533 NW 2nd St, Madison, SD 57042
Toll Free 605-427-2908
Included in PHII's Maryland
Home Inspector Training
Home inspection topics covered in our Maryland home inspector certification program
Each home inspection lesson starts by listing the objectives you will learn, followed by a short practice quiz to check your prior knowledge, the lesson content, a review and a quiz. Below are the subjects you will master as you take the online home inspection training course. All course objectives are aligned with national standards of practice for home inspectors.
Introduction to Home Inspection Terminology
Limits and Exclusions for Home Inspections
Site, Grounds and Grading
Exterior and Structure
Insulation & Ventilation
Bathrooms and Kitchens
Basement & Crawlspace
Heating and Air Conditioning
Garage and Carport
Conducting a Home Inspection
Home Inspection Business Start-Up
Mold and Allergens
Radon in Air and Water
After passing PHII's home inspector exam and meeting any other state requirements, you will be well-qualified to perform residential home inspections in Maryland.
Frequently Asked Questions About Our Maryland
Home Inspection Training Program
How long does your home inspection course for Maryland
home inspection course can be completed in 1-2 weeks based on your past level of experience. However,
you can take as much time as needed, and there are no limits on re-taking exams. The total course time for training in Maryland
is broken up into hours for course instruction, field assignments, report writing and testing. PHII's Maryland
course allows you to take your time or push yourself through quickly.How much does the Maryland
home inspection training cost?
Professional Home Inspection Institute will teach you how to become a home inspector in Maryland
for the lowest average tuition rate in the industry. The course comes complete with all required instructional materials including 100% online access, workbook, back-up CDs, DVDs, and other materials you need to become a home inspector in Maryland
. You can view the current prices by clicking the link on this page or by calling 1-605-427-2908.
What is home inspection errors and omissions insurance?
Home inspectors in Maryland
should consider getting Errors and Omissions (E&O) insurance, which is a professional liability policy covering the policyholder for negligent acts and omissions that occur during an inspection. A good Errors and Omissions liability policy can help limit your out-of-pocket expenses if you are named in a lawsuit in Maryland
should a problem occur with a home inspection. Our coursework is approved for Maryland
home inspector errors and omissions insurance by major insurance underwriters.
Why should I choose PHII for home inspection training?
PHII gives Maryland
residents interactive training, experienced support, a lot of value and the most affordable tuition
in the industry. Plus we offer a satisfaction guarantee. Over the years we have successfully trained thousands
of home inspectors throughout the U.S. and Canada, including many home inspectors in Maryland. We have been there to support our students from Maryland
during and after the training. We have up-to-date Maryland home inspection course material,
and we provide a turn-key system for setting up your own home inspection business in Maryland.
Questions about home inspection course enrollment?
Call us toll-free at 605-427-2908
PHII Maryland Home Inspection School
Free 1-YEAR AHI Membership for Maryland Home Inspector Graduates
As a gold-level AHI-accredited training provder, PHII can offer all Maryland home inspector graduates a free 1-year membership in the North American Association of Home Inspectors (AHI), a national non-profit professional home inspector association.