Even Your Dream Home Will Have its Flaws
A home inspection can spare you from surprises after you buy. After crunching the numbers, searching your favorite neighborhoods, and weighing the pros and cons of each property you’ve seen, you’ve chosen a house that seems like the perfect fit for you. While it may be “perfect” when it comes to location, price or features, now it’s time for you to find out about the home’s imperfections before you hand over your hard-earned cash.
No matter how much time you spend looking over the home, you’re probably not qualified to perform an assessment of every aspect of it before you commit to its purchase. Houses have many complicated components, such as heating and cooling systems, electrical wiring, plumbing, roof, siding and more. A licensed home inspector can provide a good assessment of the overall condition of the house and its parts. As a buyer, here’s what you need to know about getting a home inspection.