The Importance of Pre-Purchase Inspections:
Buying a home is probably the most expensive purchase you will ever make. The cost of a home inspection is very small relative to the value of the home being inspected. The additional cost of hiring a Certified Master Inspector is almost insignificant. As a home buyer, you have recently been crunching the numbers, negotiating offers, adding up closing costs, shopping for mortgages, and trying to get the best deals. Do not stop now. Do not let your real estate agent, a “patty-cake” inspector, or anyone else talk you into skimping here.
There are a variety of benefits to getting a Pre-Purchase Inspection Report done. The person ordering the report gains the advantages of a complete inspection service for the entire house. Everything from the house’s roof exterior and interior to its very foundation is inspected. This includes all walls, floors, under-floor areas, and ceilings.
Another benefit to having the Pre-Purchase Inspection Report done lies in gaining peace of mind. Buyers are generally worried about what problems may exist in a house that they are buying of which they are not aware. Thanks to this report, they can rest assured that all major current problems with the house are made known to them.
A third advantage to having such a report comes in the fact that the report will give recommendations for any and all repairs or additional assessments that need to be conducted.…Read more