Atop the long list of items to do when buying or selling a house is the home inspection. But what is involved? How much does it cost? Why is it done in the first place? It’s important to understand what a home inspection entails and how it affects the sale of your home or the purchase of a new one. The more you know, the less likely you are to get ripped off or taken by surprise.
What is a Home Inspection?
First, let’s clear up a commonly misunderstood point: a home inspection is not the same as an appraisal. An appraisal is an estimate of a property’s overall market value. A home inspection is much more detailed and practical. It is defined as an objective visual examination of the structure and systems of a home by a professional home inspection company.
Are you selling or buying a home? In this video I explain everything you need to know about home inspections, for buyers and sellers! What is being checked? How many kinds of inspections are there? Which ones should I do? Watch my video below to find out
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