Congratulations! You've found the perfect home, and now it's time to do the offer and close the deal. If you're like many people, you may be feeling a cash crunch by this time. You may be wondering why you would want to incur yet another expenditure, such as a home inspection. A valid consideration!
In my experience, a home inspection can do two important things.
10 Tips for Best Value:
Here are some tips on how to get the maximum out of your home inspection:
The Bottom Line:
A pre-purchase home inspection won't eliminate all the risk associated with home ownership. It can however, be a value-added, information gathering process that gives you a better understanding of your new home.
Gil Strachan is a professional home inspector, representing Electrospec Home Inspection Services in east-central Ontario since 1994.