Home Inspection Costs- Is It Worth It?

Having your home inspected will give you peace of mind in knowing that your home, or the home you are purchasing is safe, sturdy and sound.  In fact, having a professional home inspector access your home is well worth the cost and is even required by most lenders before approving financing for a home purchase. Home inspectors will access your home’s overall condition and report and identify any problems found.  He will list his findings in a report along with photographic evidence of each, and may even walk through with the home owner to bring each problem to their attention. Ancillary Services Many home inspections companies also offer ancillary services in addition to the standard inspection.  These services may include

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Cracks in a Home Foundation

When most homebuyers have an inspection done, their biggest priority is to ensure there are no catastrophic defects with the house they are buying. By catastrophic they usually mean no issues that are going to be terribly expensive to fix, make the house unsafe to live in, or prevent them from selling it at some point in the future. Probably from an expense and resell standpoint, foundation issues would be at the top of that list. While you probably aren?t looking to become an expert on foundation and concrete issues, a few basic pointers regarding this may help you to better educate your buyers and sellers to what they are looking at, and maybe help to allay any unnecessary fears

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