By Scott R.Schaffer, CPI - ProShield Home Inspections
The Real Estate process is long and tiring. Buying a home is an exceptional time in everyone’s life, as it is one of the most important financial decision you would ever make. As the process starts, there is a hefty sum of money you have to pay. In the middle of this economic turmoil, you would be tempted to save a few dollars by skipping the home inspection.
A home inspection is not something to be skipped at any cost. It gives you a fair idea of what are you buying. It points out issues of plumbing, electricity, structure, etc. If you don’t want to spend extra sums of money and regret after purchasing the home, you should
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Make sure your Home Inspector is Certified and uses newly available technology to inspect the property you are hiring them for. Make sure their Certifications are current and that they take Continuing Education Courses to stay up to date with current technologies and home systems. Even many older homes may have been upgrades to more technologically advanced features, that not all inspectors have knowledge of. Get to know your inspector, ask questions and make sure they are properly educated. Do your homework and make sure it is a Smart Home Inspection Process.
Buying a home is a proud moment and a major investment for anyone. Prior to submitting your offer, it is important to do your research and find out as much information as you can. As a potential buyer, part of this process includes touring the house, having a home inspection done and using those results along with other comparisons to come up with a price you feel comfortable making an offer for the house.
One of the first steps in the home-buying process is to tour the home. Touring the house with a licensed agent allows buyers to get general information about the property, ask any questions they may have and see the overall condition of the house from an inside perspective.