Buying new construction or a pre-owned house – You’re spending a lot of money to purchase a home, a condo, a townhouse which is one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make – You don’t want to move in and discover issues and repairs, that someone didn’t tell you about.
Peace of mind “… rodent infestation was discovered in attic”
Structural issues “… cracked foundation cost $24K to repair”
Hidden repairs “… leaking sewer pipe in crawlspace discovered”
Leverage price “… sloping floor resulted in a $40K price reduction”
Provides an Out “… report provided enough reasons to back out of the deal”
Cheap insurance –“A quality home inspection costs $400-$800 depending on size of the home. This is cheap insurance, if you skipped having a home inspection… and realized in a couple of years, that the plumbing had to be replaced.”
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PS. This is no time to shop for a cheap inspection. The cost of a home inspection is very small relative to the value of the home being inspected.