Home Inspections

Quick Takeaways on Home Inspections

  • A home inspection is a visual assessment of a home’s condition in which inspectors look for thousands of potential problems in areas of the home, including ceilings, walls, floors, windows, and doors. 
  • Homebuyers may want to accompany the inspector as they do their work. Inspectors can show potential homeowners where certain plumbing or electrical details are located and help buyers understand the scope of a potential problem. 
  • A member of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) or the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI) are trustworthy individuals to perform the inspection. They’ll generally charge about $300 to $500. 

Home inspections are a critical part of the home buying and selling process. Failure to obtain a home inspection could potentially cost you a great deal of money and hassles in the long run. Uncover valuable tips on the importance of a home inspection, what to expect from a home inspection, legal issues and case summaries regarding home inspection due diligence, and helpful links to a variety of professional home inspection organizations.

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