Although commonly referred to as a "termite or pest inspection," the technical term is "wood-destroying organism inspection" (WDO). When obtaining a mortgage, you may be required to obtain a WDO inspection by the bank, the mortgage company, guarantor (FHA, VA, HUD, etc.) or insurance company. A WDO inspection looks for evidence of infestation by termites, wood decay, wood devouring beetles, as well as evidence of past infestations/treatments, damage to wood, or conditions conducive to infestation, then documents the findings on the required form NPMA-33.
Pest (WDO) Inspection With Home Inspection: $150.00
Stand alone Pest (WDO) Inspection: $175.00
Sample WDO Report