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Record Retention Requirements for Home Inspectors - Maryland Commission of Real Estate Appraisers, Appraisal Management Companies and Home Inspectors


Effective July 1, 2011, a licensed home inspector shall keep, for 5 years from the date of delivery to the client, the original or a copy of:

  1. each contract the licensee enters into for the provision of home inspection services;
  2. each home inspection report the licensee prepares or signs; and
  3. all supporting data that the licensee assembles or formulates to prepare a home inspection report.

If within the 5-year period for the retention of records, a licensed home inspector is given notice that a home inspection is involved in litigation, a new 5-year period shall start on the date of the final disposition of the litigation.

A licensed home inspector shall make any record required to be kept under the law available to the Commission to inspect or copy.