A home inspection allows a third party to evaluate the property while buying a house and allow the buyer to make a better educated decision on the condition of the property. Otherwise the buyer would have to rely on the disclosures brought forth by the seller and both agents.
Even though the seller is supposed to disclose all known defects, the problem is that many home sellers have no clue what’s wrong with their homes. I can count the number of sellers who’ve ever visited their attics and know the mess that’s up there. Many homes have broken tiles or roof problems that are not visible and only professional licensed inspectors can point them out. Read the rest of this entry »