Guardian Inspection Payments

Home Inspection Payment Processing

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Guardian has a gateway designed to specifically work with InspectCheck, allowing all InspectCheck users to implement electronic invoicing and on site payments.

  • Easily works on all computers / tablets / net books / smart phones (No App to download or conflicts)
  • No internet connection is needed to complete inspectcheck reports
  • Inspectcheck clearly advises your client, even if you forget to!
  • Quickly and easily insert pictures in the report
  • Use your pictures or select from our Stock Photos (Stock Photos will assist you when advising your client)
  • Insert your own comments anywhere in the report

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  • When completed; email the report to your client as a PDF, save, or print it
  • will archive your reports so you don’t have to
  • Inspectcheck’s “virtual office” where all your clients information , companys information (including “branding”) and reports, completed and in progress, are available to you from any computer, tablet, or smart phone.
  • NEVER lose a report – ALL data is automatically saved as you complete the report. “Cloud Service” is included for Free
  • Clear Detailed Descriptions For All Conditions Noted
  • Designed by professional home inspectors for professional home inspectors
  • No charge for updates – EVER – (and we are continually updating the report content to ensure we stay on the cutting edge of the home inspection profession)
  • Send your clients directly to for follow-up. We will put the home inspection process in perspective and give your client helpful links on our “Client Link” page
  • A “Real Estate Professionals” link on our web site. Real Estate Professionals will understand why it is important to recommend TurnKey Professional Home Inspectors
  • An easy to create optional summary page that can be sent as a send alone document and included in the final report
  • Our exclusive inspectnotes allow you to complete inspections with a pen and paper in the field and create the report at your convenience

Just 3 Simple Steps...

  1. Call Guardian Financial. Our representatives have been working with the Home Inspections Industry for over 12 years. They will answer all your questions and send you the application documents you need.
  2. Fill out the simple 2 page document (takes less than 10 min.) and email or fax us back the documents. We will have your account set up and active within 2 business days.
  3. Link your new Guardian Financial merchant account to InspectCheck by simply inserting your gateway account numbers into the InspectCheck Software.

It really is as easy as 1,2,3.


Because our merchant account is completely compatible with InspectCheck you will have the ability to accept all card types right inside your InspectCheck software. In order to integrate fully, you must use a gateway service. is the recommended gateway. We handle all of the set up and billing so all you have to do is create a username and password.


The rates and fees associated with processing credit cards are primarily determined by the risk associated with running the transaction. Because we work with so many Home Inspectors, we have been able to create an account that gives the lowest rates to transactions that have historically been charged at a higher risk level. We try our very best to make sure our pricing is as simple as possible to understand.
*The monthly minimum is made up of your processing fees. Using the average home inspection transaction of $400, you would only need to do about 4 transactions a month to cover the minimum.

**We waive the PCI Compliance fee for the first 12 month of the account. We also have the lowest compliance fee in the industry compared to the average of over $149 annually.

Rates & Fees





We have ensured that Guardian will match or beat your current rates. With Guardian, there are no monthly fees whatsoever (if you don’t use it, it won’t cost you a dime). There are also no startup fees, and it is a month to month contract with no cancellation fee.

Guardian has an online application that only takes a few minutes to fill out. There is no documentation to sign, scan, or email. You can do everything electronically. Your account is generally ready within one business day. From start to finish, this process should not take more than 10 minutes–plus you’ll be saving money every month.

No. The transition to Guardian is totally seamless. Once you enter your updated credentials in InspectCheck, you are all set up. Any payment links still floating out there will still work, they will just be pointed to the new account.

Guardian offers next day funding. Any transactions completed before 7:45pm EST will be automatically deposited into your account the next business day.

Unlike many processors, Guardian doesn’t take out their fees until the next month. So, if you do a $400 home inspection, then $400 will show up in your account. This makes reconciliation and transaction tracking much simpler.

 InspectCheck has been working with Guardian for over a decade. They guarantee lower processing fees, no monthly fees, no setup fees, and no cancellation fees. In addition, they offer next day funding, have better reporting and integration with InspectCheck, and have best in class customer service. Guardian understands our industry, your business, and most importantly, your InspectCheck software. They provide top-notch customer service (they actually answer the phone) and, because of their relationship with the inspection industry, they have a vested interest in making sure you are satisfied with your account and their service.

Talk to Guardian. They will take a look at your account, your rates, and fees and let you know what they can do. Just call them at 800-608-7363 and they will help you out.

 InspectCheck has negotiated with Guardian Financial to offer inspectors a no-monthly-fee payment processing account. If you don’t use it, you don’t pay a dime. Even if you aren’t using payment processing often, we recommend setting up an account so that it’s ready when you need it.

Guardian will match or beat whatever you are currently paying. Just send them a copy of your processing statement, and they will work up a proposal for you and show you how much you save by making the switch. If they can’t save you money, they will give you $500 (they have never had to pay it out).

Unless you request that we not set up a specific card type, your account will be set up so that you can accept all card types. Our recommendation is that you accept all types of credit cards. We recommend that you allow your customers to pay with their preferred form of payment, no matter what it is.

You will log into your cardpointe account, ( with the same username and password that you created when you did the online application. Then go to the reporting tab, then statements.

You will need to click on the Non-Compliant link and go through the PCI questionnaire. This needs to be done annually. At Guardian, we do not charge an annual PCI compliance fee, nor do we charge a non-compliant fee. Click here to link to instruction page on our site.

If you chose to use the authorization method your customers card will only be authorized for the amount of the inspection (like when you check in at a hotel) then the transaction will be finalized at a later time that you specify in the software. Usually at the time of the inspection.

If your customer enters their email address in the payment process, they will get an email receipt with all the details of the transaction.

The best way to process a refund, is to do it within your inspection software by going to the inspection detail and choosing refund. You can also process a refund in the cardpointe gateway. When you log into your cardpointe account and go to the reporting tab, the default view is of the past 7 days transactions. The transaction number is a hyperlink that when clicked will show you all of the details of the transaction and have an option to refund available.