Home Inspector Licensing

Home inspector licensing requirements are met by all Inspectors at NextDay InspectDo I have to be licensed to be a home inspector?

home inspector licensing is required in many states in order to conduct a home inspection for a fee.  Virginia and Maryland have licensing requirements, the inspector must be licensed by the corresponding State. The licensing requirements for different States are different, but both Virginia and Maryland require a prelicensing education of 70 to 80 contact hours.

Our affiliate NVRE University is State licensed professional education provider.  NVREU provides the full scope of home inspector training and pre-licensing education both online and in a classroom setting.

For more information and to enroll in a class contact NVRE University at (703)444-3820 or visit them at  NVRE University.

Upon completion of the home inspection training and passing the National Home Inspector Examination administered by PSI, the student can apply with NextDay Inspect for field training as Intern Inspector,  selected trainees will be offered employment at NextDay Inspect.


Students pursuing a degree in engineering are encouraged to apply for our intern position. Qualified intern candidates will have an interest in construction, real estate, or home inspection. Candidates should be detail oriented, familiar with Microsoft Office and Notepad, and be willing to work in uncomfortable environments. Experience working in construction preferred.

Home inspection and commercial property inspection profession is very rewarding financially and personal satisfaction. The home inspector income is scalable and it depends on the knowledge and the effort of the home inspector. The personal satisfaction is achieved by implementing the multi-discipline education and knowledge of the various systems inside and outside a real estates building (residential or commercial), The home inspector must have basic to advanced knowledge of the various systems, such as; Electrical systems, Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system, Plumbing system, Building Foundation, Structure and Framing system, Roofing and Water Drainage system, Landscaping and Grading, Pest Control, Environmental issues ( Mold, Asbestos, Radon, Lead-Based Paint, etc.) ; detection and remediations, Insulation system, Water Penetration prevention, and many other disciplines.


We are currently accepting applications for the position of Home Inspector. Qualified candidates will have a degree in engineering or equivalent experience (minimum 5 years) and have experience using Microsoft Office, using Notepad, and creating/editing spreadsheets. Candidates should have basic knowledge of the operation of smartphones and digital cameras and be willing to operate in challenging conditions. Certification and training will be provided if needed. Candidates with experience in the field are preferred and certification is a plus.