Why get a home inspection?

 

Here are 3 great reasons to have a home inspection before you buy:

1. You know the condition of the house before you purchase it
A home inspection evaluates the condition of a home and the systems within the home. From the foundation to the plumbing to the garage, a home inspector looks for any possible signs of damage or safety issues before you purchase the home.

2. They know which problems to look for
Like most people, there are probably areas in the home which you might not be too familiar with – like electrical wiring of a home or grading – which is why having a home inspection is so important. Home inspectors are knowledgeable about all of the aspects of a home and are certified to perform the services they provide.

3. You can use it as a negotiation tool if there are any issues
If your home inspection does find any safety issues or damage, you can ask the seller to reduce the price, repair the issues or, if the problem is extremely severe, you can walk away from the purchase.