When should I call in a certified building inspector?

Calling in a certified building inspector may be required for multiple building inspections. In the Netherlands, you as an expat have an Investigation Obligation upon purchase or a notification obligation upon sale.

A building inspector's register is often called in for new construction, existing construction, building defects or construction disputes. Find a register of building inspectors at a specific building inspection within the NRBI. 

When a building inspector;

  • Key transfer new-build home

  • Purchase of an existing home

  • Contractor or handyman company performs poor work

  • Construction dispute with contractor or handyman

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How do you look for a Dutch certified building inspector?

Agree on several proposal dates in advance with times with the intermediary

Choose your service and register of building inspector

Book the Building Inspector, receive a verification e-mail, confirm and get in touch with your building inspector 1 on 1

Your Building Inspector matches your appointment with you and the intermediaries

Receive an appointment confirmation by e-mail

Make sure you are present at the inspection. The building inspector asks you questions and you can ask the building inspector questions.

Receive the inspection report digitally from the building inspector.

Pay the building inspector afterwards. That way you know for sure that the building inspection has been carried out.

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What does a Register for Building Inspector cost?

Search for your building inspection, view more information, reviews and click further

Enter the zipcode of the building. If you do not know the zip code, use the Dutch map

Find Building Inspectors regionally and see what the building inspector costs

View more information and reviews of the Building Inspector.

If you have found a building inspector, check when you can and specify multiple proposal dates.

Place the assignment. the building inspector will contact you 1 on 1 to discuss the final date with you.

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What do you get when booking a certified building inspector?

Independent Register of Building Inspectors who are workers in accordance with the NRBI professional and code of conduct

You are assured of an insured service and a uniform building inspection report

Clear expertise frameworks and reports that meet standards such as NHG

Follow the process, make appointments, communicate with your building inspector after placing your order on your track and trace lextool account

Quality, knowledge and expertise guaranteed by supervision. Reviews from users and intermediaries

Security: always a Register for Building Inspector in your area

1 on 1 contact with the Register of Building Inspector

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What is a Building Inspector?

You don't just become a certified Building Inspector. A certified building inspector is personally certified on the service. That way you know for sure that your property will be professionally inspected.
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When a building inspector?

Enabling a certified building inspector depends on which building services you are looking for a certified building inspector. View the types of building inspections from building inspectors. Example: a home inspection is done before purchasing a home. In the context of the buyer's legal obligation to investigate.
When a building inspector

Costs of a building inspector

The costs of a building inspector depend on the type of building. these are determined on content per cubic meter or square meter. Depending on the expertise service.
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Freedom of choice & transparency


The purpose of the NRBI is to make its members findable and bookable for applicants. An assignment is established between the applicant and the chosen independent Construction Inspector. Transparency and freedom of choice are important. You choose your building inspector yourself. By making this possible we guarantee the objectivity of the certified Building Inspectors.

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