Why you need a home inspection

Author:    Date: 25-Nov-2013.   Category: House Inspection   Add to Favorites 

Most people would often say that a profitable real estate property is highly determined by its location. In reality though, the key factor which would make someone sign that check is the structural integrity of the property. Careless disregard to the need of a home inspection is like burrowing yourself into a money pit where the bottom is unknown. You owe it to yourself to learn as much as possible about the safety and operability of your home. A home inspection can provide you with an up-to-date visual assessment of the structure and systems of a property. The findings are then documented in a detailed report provided by the home inspector. The benefits of a home inspection can be translated to both the seller and buyer of a real estate property.

Once you have received the home inspection report, you would have the confidence to take the next steps in the purchase process:

  1. For issues needing small or medium repairs, you can either request the seller to fix these issues or you can negotiate for a much lower purchase price of the property.
  2. For repairs that are too expensive to fix, you have the opportunity to walk away from the purchase.