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New Mexico Home Inspection License Requirements

home inspection state regulations The home inspection profession is regulated in New Mexico. Follow the steps below to become a licensed home inspector in New Mexico.

(1) Pass an approved, 80-hour home inspector course. PHII is approved.
(2) Pass the National Home inspector Examination (NHIE)
(3) 80 hours of field training with 30 parallel inspections.

Parallel home inspections mean inspections that are either:
(1) Conducted in New Mexico prior to July 1, 2021; or
(2) Observed for educational purposes while accompanied by another home inspector who is legally engaged in the profession and has at least two years of experience and 100 home inspections for compensation.

The above will not apply to a person who has worked as a home inspector in each of the twenty-four months immediately preceding the effective date; and who has performed at least one hundred home inspections for compensation in that time. The effective date of the New Mexico Home Inspector Licensing Act is July 15, 2021.

PHII's home inspector training course has been accepted by the New Mexico Home Inspector Licensing Board to meet the training requirement. You also receive PHII's 32-hour Advanced Course that contains 13 lessons with over 600 test questions to help prepare you for the National Home Inspector Examination (NHIE).

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 New Mexico.

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

New Mexico Home Inspector Certification

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State Board:

New Mexico Home Inspectors Board
Phone: 505-476-4622
Address: P.O. Box 25101, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504
Email: Home.Inspectors@State.NM.US

Approved: Yes

Training Provider:
Professional Home Inspection Institute
1533 NW 2nd St, Madison, SD 57042
Toll Free 605-427-2908

Included in PHII's New Mexico Home Inspector Training
Home inspection topics covered in our New Mexico 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
  • Roof Components
  • Plumbing Systems
  • Electrical Systems
  • Attic Inspection
  • Insulation & Ventilation
  • Interior Components
  • 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
  • Commercial Inspections

  • After passing PHII's home inspector exam and meeting any other state requirements, you will be well-qualified to perform residential home inspections in New Mexico.

    Frequently Asked Questions About Our New Mexico Home Inspection Training Program

    How long does your home inspection course for New Mexico take?
    PHII's New Mexico 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 New Mexico is broken up into hours for course instruction, field assignments, report writing and testing. PHII's New Mexico course allows you to take your time or push yourself through quickly.

    How much does the New Mexico home inspection training cost?
    Professional Home Inspection Institute will teach you how to become a home inspector in New Mexico 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 New Mexico . 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 New Mexico 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 New Mexico should a problem occur with a home inspection. Our coursework is approved for New Mexico home inspector errors and omissions insurance by major insurance underwriters.

    Why should I choose PHII for home inspection training?
    PHII gives New Mexico 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 New Mexico. We have been there to support our students from New Mexico during and after the training. We have up-to-date New Mexico home inspection course material, and we provide a turn-key system for setting up your own home inspection business in New Mexico.

    Questions about home inspection course enrollment?
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    As a gold-level AHI-accredited training provder, PHII can offer all New Mexico 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.

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