Experience. Detail. Quality.

When the average inspection doesn't cut it, Stellar is here for you.

Your Home Inspector in Buford, GA

Serving Gwinnett and the Surrounding Area

I am Norman Ellis, ACI, President of Stellar Inspections, Inc. an independent home inspector.

  • GAHI CCMI 19002
  • ASHI member #210284
  • Code Cert. ICC #5188872-R5
  • Full E&O and Gen. Liability Insured
  • Computer Generated Reports with supporting pictures.
  • Reports printed and/or emailed.
  • Radon Testing is available
  • Have access to Lockbox

With an office in Buford, Georgia, Stellar Inspections has served the surrounding cities for years. Our services include framing, new construction, and resale inspections.

Schedule an inspection now at 770.565.0994!

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Buford home inspector Norman Ellis

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12 Things to Know About Your Buford Home Inspector!

  1. Member of professional organizations: ASHI Member (ACI), ICC.
  2. CODE certifications: CABO #4655 and ICC #5188872-R5
  3. Georgia Association of Home Inspectors: GAHI CCMI 19002
  4. Education and Accreditations:
    • University of North Florida:
      BS, Construction Management 1997
    • University of North Florida:
      BA, Political Science, 1995
    • Gwinnett Technical College:
      Home Inspector Business, 2001
    • Gwinnett Technical College
      Home Inspector Building Code Review, 2001
    • American Home Inspectors Training Institute, 2002
  5. Continuing Education each year:
    Minimum of 20 hours of continuing education per year
  6. How long been performing inspections:
    Began in summer of 2001, performed over 3,000 inspections since
  7. Related work history:
    Plumbers assistant, Residential, and Commercial construction from field engineer to management
  8. How long does an inspection typically take?:
    On average of 2 1/2 hours up to 4 hours
  9. Do you need to be present:
    No. However, it is preferable for client to be present. The inspection agreement is required to be signed before inspector can begin.
  10. Type of report:
    Computer generated. Single PDF file to contain Summary Letter and full body report of the various areas inspected along with respective pictures as deemed necessary." To be emailed out to client and agent if requested.
  11. Who do I talk to if I have questions after inspection report is completed:
    You can speak directly to the inspector by calling him directly.
  12. How much will it cost:
    All homes are based upon set criteria. For a basic 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath on slab, $365 - $450. Larger houses, houses over twenty years old, crawlspace or basement are all factors that affect total cost and likely cost more.
  13. Types of inspections:
    Framing, New Construction and Resale. Other times to consider are: before end of builder's one year warranty and pre-listing. Final construction, Resale, end of one year, and pre-listing are roughly the same inspection with exception that codes are noted on the final and end of year inspections.


Whether you need home inspections in Buford, Gwinnett or the surrounding area, we can provide you with the services you need. If you have any questions, please feel free to give us a call or send us an email. Schedule an appointment today!