(602) 999-5850 Over 20 years of Arizona Home Inspections Expertise

AZ Certified

Home Inspector #44033

InterNACHI Certified

Superior Service Award


If you are in need of a home inspection, we would love to help! Our team will help you make an informed decision for your property. Our inspections will help spot hazards, maintenance issues, defects and more. Select the home inspection that fits your needs best. First Step Home Inspectors also offers add-ons for pools, sewer scope and more.


Our Pre-Purchase Residential Inspection is designed to provide you with a comprehensive overview of the property's condition, giving you the confidence to make informed decisions. Whether you're a seasoned homebuyer or a first-time purchaser, our thorough inspection process offers valuable insights into the property's structural integrity and potential maintenance needs.


Congratulations on buying a brand new home! Now is the time to have an experienced, third party evaluation of your recently built property. We will look closely at the finished and newly installed components to make sure they are working property, and without safety issues, before you move in.

11-Month Warranty

As your one-year builder's warranty draws to a close, now is the perfect time to ensure that every aspect of your home is in top-notch condition. Our 11-Month New Build Warranty Inspection is designed to give you peace of mind by identifying any potential issues that may still be covered under your builder's warranty.


As the framework of your vision takes shape, our inspectors ensure that every foundational element is perfectly aligned for your future comfort and security. This critical inspection takes place before the drywall goes up, giving us an unparalleled view of the infrastructure, wiring, plumbing, and ventilation systems that will soon be concealed.


Prevent major plumbing issues with a sewer scope inspection. These inspections can detect current issues and help foresee future problems that could cost thousands.

Need just a pool or hot tub inspected? No problem. Our team can provide you with a detailed report.

First Step Home Inspectors partners with a quality termite inspection company. Select this add-on and we will set it up for you.

Take advantage of our infrared thermal camera to see potential issues. 

Guest houses and casitas are an add-on for residential home inspections.

Any non-attached structures such as garages, RV storage and others need to be inspected too, please select this add-on if applicable.

 This plumbing issue is an S-Trap.  It can allow sewer gas into your home.
The furnace roof discharge vent is too short.


As an InterNACHI (International Association of Certified Home Inspectors) member, we must adhere to InterNACHI’s Standards of Practice as well as the State of Arizona Home Inspector Standards of Professional Practice. This means we will attempt to inspect all of the following, if present and accessible. Our team has an attention for detail and we don’t cut corners. Check out our FAQ page for common questions on home inspections.

  • Roof, vents, flashings, and trim
  • Gutters and downspouts
  • Skylight, chimney and other roof penetrations
  • Decks, stoops, porches, walkways, and railing,
  • Eaves, soffit and fascia
  • Grading and drainage
  • Basement, foundation and crawlspace
  • Water penetration and foundation movement
  • Heating systems
  • Cooling Systems
  • Main water shut off valves
  • Water heating system
  • Interior plumbing fixtures and faucets
  • Drainage sump pumps with accessible floats
  • Electrical service line and meter box
  • Main disconnect and service amperage
  • Electrical panels, breakers and fuses
  • Grounding and bonding
  • GFCIs and AFCIs
  • Fireplace damper door and hearth
  • Insulation and ventilation
  • Garage doors, safety sensors, and openers
  • And much more…

First Step Home Inspectors provides quality home inspections to the greater Phoenix metropolitan area including Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa, Goodyear, Avondale, Tempe, Laveen, Chandler, Gilbert, Surprise, Paradise Valley, Peoria, Sun City, Cave Creek, Deer Valley, Anthem, Arcadia and Ahwatukee.

Spectora Reviews
Speider Schneider
Speider Schneider
Top notch! Discovered soooo much and took time to explain options. Very pleased! A house is like a snappy dresser... there's usually a mess underneath!
Angeleena Flores
Angeleena Flores
Such an amazing and professional company! I was highly impressed with the through inspection that was conducted on my home! This company was quick to respond, very through and provided my inspection report back the same day! I would highly recommend them to anyone looking to get a home inspection done!
Joe V our certified home inspector helped us twice with two potential homes. Going above and beyond, being thorough leaving no stone unturned. Joe is amazing and detailed making us aware of future and potential problems. There is no other inspector, I would hire. Thanks Joe.
Erika Sanocki
Erika Sanocki
First Step Home Inspectors has been amazing time and time again. EVERY experience has been top notch. Every inspector has been knowledgeable, friendly and professional. Their inspections are always thorough and written reports include photos and are easy to understand. They are always happy to walk-through the property, explain their findings and answer any and all questions. From first time home buyers to seasoned homeowners, every one of my clients has been pleased. THANK YOU First Step Home Inspectors for consistently providing the BEST home inspection experience!
Alexandra Simon
Alexandra Simon
We had an inspection done at our teams listings and the inspector was on time, professional and we really appreciated that!
John Arnold
John Arnold
Rarely, if ever, have I received an inspector who provided the degree of clarity, professionalism, and congeniality as Joseph Vallone. He was thorough, respectful of our property, and explained his findings in a way they were clearly understood. On a scale of 1-10 he’s a 15.

Call or text us at (602) 999-5850 to discuss any of your home inspection needs or schedule your home inspection online. We would love to work with you!