Fact or Fiction: Do Inspectors Have to Determine the Presence of Mold?

A real estate inspector is not required to determine the presence or risk of mold.

Fact. The Texas Real Estate Commission’s standards of practice for real estate inspectors do not require inspectors to determine the presence, absence, or risk of mold, mildew, lead-based paint, asbestos, corrosive or contaminated drywall, or any other environmental hazard.

Source: Texas REALTORS®