When you’re buying a home, the last thing you want to do is find a pile of issues that you need to take care of just because they weren’t disclosed beforehand or caught before closing on the house. This wouldn’t be the case if you had a home inspector on your side to do a full inspection before buying the house.
Here are just a few ways a certified home inspector can help you:
- Prevent you from buying a “money pit”: No one ever wants to buy a new house only to spend thousands of dollars fixing all the issues that no one wanted to mention before closing. A certified home inspector can help prevent you from falling into this trap. A certified inspection can help identify any roofing, ventilation, foundation, or plumbing issues. That way, you can know exactly what you are buying into and decide if you’re willing to put forth so much money or not.
- Uncover hidden surprises: Sometimes, the worst issues with a house are those you can’t see. Even if you pay close attention to every detail while touring the house, there could be hidden issues like asbestos, lead paint, or mold. A certified home inspector can check for those things, so there won’t be any surprises.
- Give you a peace of mind: If nothing else, a certified home inspector can help give you peace of mind. You won’t have to worry about the roof leaking within a week of closing or your toddler getting sick from asbestos in the ceilings and walls because a properly trained and experienced inspector will know exactly how to check for all of this. That way, you can rest assured that your new home is exactly the way you need it to be.
There is much more that a certified home inspector can do to help you. Give us a call if you would like to learn more.