Ten Reasons It Is Important To Get A Home Inspection Before Purchasing A Home

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  1. A home inspection is an important step in the home-buying process that can help you to avoid making a costly mistake.
  2. A home inspector will look for any major defects or problems with the property that could potentially cost you thousands of dollars to repair.
  3. A home inspection can also give you peace of mind knowing that you are making a sound investment in your new home.
  4. Home inspections are typically performed by licensed professionals with the training and experience to identify potential problems.
  5. The cost of a home inspection is usually very reasonable, especially when compared to the potential cost of repairs that could be required if problems are found.
  6. Home inspections typically take place after the offer has been accepted and before the closing date of the sale.
  7. Most sellers will agree to have a home inspection performed as part of the sales contract, so it is important to ask for one if you are unsure if one will be performed.
  8. If any major problems are found during the inspection, you may be able to negotiate with the seller for a lower purchase price or have them make repairs before you close on the property.
  9. A home inspection is a small price to pay for peace of mind and protection against making a costly mistake when buying a new home.
  10. Be sure to ask your real estate agent for recommendations on reputable home inspectors in your area.