The entire process of home buying can be a stressful time. Finally finding that perfect home takes away a lot of the stress but you still have many questions like “Is the foundation sound?” or “What about the roof?” An independent professional real estate inspection can reduce many of these doubts and ease the anxiety of purchasing a new or pre-owned home. A thorough home inspection can usually be performed in a few hours. From the foundation to the roof, we inspect for common defects, lack of maintenance and/or deterioration An inspection by a certified inspector can ensure there are no hidden surprises for the buyer or the realtor.
When you don’t get a home inspection you’re relying on the seller to disclose everything that’s wrong with the house.
Most sellers are honest and are often surprised to learn of defects uncovered during an inspection. Realize that sellers are under no obligation to repair everything mentioned in the report. No home is perfect. Keep things in perspective. Having an impartial expert come in and evaluate the house is the best way to get an honest, informed opinion.
Having said that, getting a home inspection is not a guarantee that you’ll uncover every little problem. The home inspection process is far from perfect. Here’s what you need to know.