Lubbock Home Inspector

Lubbock Home Inspector

    Welcome to the Lubbock home inspector page. Lubbock Inspections strives to provide the highest quality home inspection services for the Texas South Plains and the Eastern Plains of New Mexico, including Lubbock. We've called this area home for over 5 decades and, not surprisingly, we know our way around.

     We also know our way around houses. Kim Christensen is a TREC licensed Professional Real Estate Inspector and is an ASHI home inspector and member of TAREI. He has over 17 years experience in real estate and construction. Education credits includes a B. S. degree in engineering from Texas Tech and home inspector training at "A Better School of Building Inspection" and Real Estate Training Systems.

     If you have questions, call Kim at (806) 632-3422, or email at kim@lubbockinspections.com. If you're ready to schedule your Lubbock home inspection, call, email, or click here to schedule online.

Lubbock Info:

City of Lubbock web site: http://www.ci.lubbock.tx.us/

Lubbock Chamber of Commerce: http://www.lubbockchamber.com/   

Information about Lubbock (Original and from Wikipedia.org):

Lubbock, TX is located in northwestern Texas in a region known historically and geographically as the Llano Estacado, however most people refer to the region as the South Plains (short for Southern High Plains of Texas). Lubbock is called the “Hub City” because it is the education, economic, and health care hub for the region. In 2012 Lubbock’s estimated population was 236,065,with a metropolitan area population of 297,669. The city of Lubbock was incorporated in 1909. Lubbock has a semi-arid climate and receives an average of about 19 in of rain per year; the recent drought not withstanding. The region isn't called the high plains for nothing- Lubbock's elevation is 3,256 feet above sea level. Lubbock and the South Plains have 4 distinctive seasons: Often cold and mostly dry in the winter; Unpleasantly windy throughout the spring; Hot and a bit humid, (not Houston humid), in the summer; and frequently very nice in the fall with cool nights, mild days and not too much wind.

The area around Lubbock is the largest contiguous cotton growing region in the world thanks to irrigation water pumped from the Ogallala Aquifer. The Ogallala is one of the world’s largest underground aquifers underlying portions of 8 states. Also, there are numerous vinyards in the region, along with several award winning wineries. The 3 biggest employers in the area are: Texas Tech University, Covenant Health System and Lubbock Independent School District. Lubbock is home to four universities: Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock Christian University, and Wayland Baptist University. There are also several colleges and trade schools. Agriculture, education, health care, and distribution are the primary industries.

Museums in Lubbock include the Lubbock Lake Landmark and the National Ranching Heritage Center; both parts of the Museum of Texas Tech University. The American Cowboy Culture Association is located in Lubbock, and co-hosts the annual National Cowboy Symposium and Celebration held annually in September. The Silent Wings Museum tells the story of World War II-era glider pilots. The Science Spectrum is an interactive museum with a special focus on children and youth. An IMAX Domed theater is next door. Lubbock is the birthplace of Rock and roll pioneer Buddy Holly, and there is a cultural center here named for him: the Buddy Holly Center. It showcases the life and music of the musician. The Lubbock Music Festival and the West Texas Hall of Fame feature past and present musicians from the region. Texas Tech sports are another big attraction. The Depot District, located in the old railroad depot area, is an area of the city devoted to music and nightlife, and boasts a number of theaters, upscale restaurants, and cultural attractions. The restored Cactus Theater, located here, features numerous live musical events throughout the year. Lubbock was selected by CNN Money as the 12th best place in the U.S. to start a small business. Newsweek magazine has recognized Lubbock High School for three consecutive years as one of the top high schools in the United States.