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There is no doubt that your home is by far one of the biggest investments you will make in your lifetime and with the volatility in today’s real estate market, you need to make sure the house you think you’re buying is the house you get. Every house has at least a few issues, so you need an expert that will spot them (as well as any major problems) to help you avoid surprises after you’ve signed on the dotted line.
Obviously, most home-buyers know that having a home inspection is key; that’s why “subject to home inspection” has become a part of real estate contracts in the last couple of decades. But how do you find a home inspector worth the fee and able to inspect an investment of this magnitude? There are several things to do before you book your home inspector. While you may ask your realtor or those who have recently had a home inspection for referrals, there’s more to do to ensure you have the right person on your side of buying a home.
We’ve identified these seven steps to help make sure you have the right person to complete your property inspection:
Home inspection is a big part of buying a home. Take the time to follow these seven points to ensure you’re getting the best house inspection possible to avoid the drama that comes from the unknown.