Why You Need a Home Inspection

Learn here what a home inspection accomplishes and why you need one, whether you are buying or selling a home.

Are you buying a home? If so, then you need a good inspector on your side. Why do you need someone to conduct an inspection? Isn’t a visual inspection on your own sufficient? Actually, having the right inspector can be a valuable service.

First, you will notice that a home inspector will evaluate the physical condition of the prospective home. This should include the mechanical systems of the home, as well as the structural integrity and construction quality of the home.

You will learn valuable information about the expected lifespan of major appliances in the home, such as the HVAC system, the electrical system and the plumbing. You will also learn more about the home’s structure, any potential damage and where immediate repairs might be needed.

How Do You Find A Good Inspector?

Obviously, having an inspection is in your best interests. But how do you identify the right inspector?

Why You Need a Home Inspection

First, get a home inspector that has been certified through training and education. This lets you know that they are commented to this profession.

Second, the inspector should be a member of a home inspector trade association, such as the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI).

An inspection should give you peace of mind about your purchase.

To that end, the inspector should also provide you with several key reports, detailing the areas of interest detected, as well as any other information that might be useful about the condition of the home. Learn more about inspection reports.
Having a qualified home inspector on your side will help you easily identify areas that may need attention and help you avoid costly defects that might go undetected.

However, you will find that the inspector is not authorized to give you any insight into the monetary worth of the home. In order to have such an appraisal, you’ll need a professional appraiser to assist you.

Contact Invest Wise for further advice and information.


Invest Wise - Call Larry Milbry at 330-780-6412

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