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About Precision Inspection

Founded in 1983 by Robert J. Petersen, Precision Inspection performs home inspections, building inspections, & termite inspections (over 25,000 so far!) according to the inspection standards promulgated by the Texas Real Estate Commission. 97% of our business is repeat or referral business, so you're in safe hands with us. See us in action on our YouTube Channel.

Robert J. Petersen

bob peterson in action


  • B.S. University of Richmond, VA 1975


  • State licensed real estate inspector since 1983

Licenses and Certifications

  • Building Performance Institute certified energy auditor
  • Texas Real Estate Commission Professional Inspector license #105 (unrestricted)
  • Texas Real Estate Commission approved inspection instructor
  • Texas Structural Pest Control Service license #5769
  • Home Buyer’s Warranty Council approved code inspector #3195
  • Residential Warranty Corporation approved code inspector #535
  • ICC Building Inspector certificate #2741 (Inactive)
  • ICC One & Two Family Dwelling Inspector certificate #834 (Inactive)
  • ICC Mechanical Inspector certificate #204 (Inactive)
  • ICC Plumbing Inspector certificate #1065 (Inactive)
  • ICC Electrical Inspector certificate #554 (Inactive)


  • Designed and wrote 30 hour course on real estate inspection which was accepted as a Mandatory Continuing Education course by the Texas Real Estate Commission.
  • State approved Mandatory Continuing Education Inspection Instructor.


  • Over 50 articles related to inspections and housing problems printed in the Austin American Statesman and inspector trade journals
  • Monthly inspection columnist: Texas Real Estate Report.
  • Editor: the Precision Informer, a monthly inspection newsletter for central Texas Realtors.
  • Producer: Fool Proof Home Maintenance, a videotape showing people how to care for their home, sold nationally.

Guest Appearances On Radio and TV

  • HGTV’s Show, “My First Place”
  • HGTV’s Show “Good Buy/Bad Buy”
  • KTBC-TV7 “Central Texas” with Jay Hodgson
  • KXAN-TV36 “Good Morning” with Brooke Robbins
  • KLBJ-AM “Talk Radio” with Olin Merrill
  • KVET-AM “The Morning Show” with Eric Blumberg
  • KLBJ-AM “Talk Radio” with Kathy Cronkite
  • KFIT Radio “The Real Estate Hour”

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