The Homebuyer’s Home Inspection!

The Homebuyer’s Home Inspection!

Construction inspectionSometimes just the words “home inspection” will send shivers down a homebuyer or seller. However, if you are a homebuyer it is imperative that you consider utilizing this homebuying tool. So if you are looking to buy a home, here are some great answers to many common home inspection questions.

1)    What Is A Home Inspection? – A home inspection is a complete and in-depth examination of the current condition of a home. An inspection will only tell you the condition and potential issues of a home not its value. Your inspection should only be done by a trained and certified professional.

2)    What Does A Home Inspection Include? – A standard home inspection report will include the information on the current condition of the heating system, central air system, electrical, plumbing, roof, attic, foundation, walls, ceilings, basement, structural, and even the windows and doors of your home.

3)    How Much Will An Inspection Cost? – Much like home prices the cost of a home inspection will vary geographically and can also be affected by a variety of other things like the home’s size and age. Plus any other services requested such as well, septic, or radon testing.

4)    How Do I Find The Right Home Inspector? – There are a variety of ways that you can go about finding a home inspector. A good place to start is with a family member, friend, or college that has recently used one and was completely satisfied. Another great choice is to check with your friendly real estate agent.

5)    What If The Inspection Revels Issues? – The first thing you need to understand is that no home is going to be perfect. If issues are found you can use this information to ask the seller to make repairs, lower their price, or if things seem to damaged you can just move on to a new home.

6)    Why Can’t I Do The Inspection My Self? – Even the most seasoned homebuyer out there won’t have the knowledge and experience needed to do get this job done correctly. A professional home inspector deals with this type of job regularly and is familiar with the ins and outs of a home’s constructions, safety, and proper maintenance, which are needed during a home inspection.

7)    Should I Be There For The Inspection? – While there is no requirement for you to be there during any part of the inspection it is recommended that you remain there for the entire process. Not only for safety, you will also be there to observe your home inspector and ask questions at the end before they leave.

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