A home inspection is an assessment of a home’s condition, and it’s important to bring in a professional to conduct one before you close on a house. Home inspectors can help you identify potential problems with the property you’re about to own and, they can give you information that will help you with the upkeep after move in.
If you’re getting a home inspection, here are five mistakes to avoid.
1. Not researching the inspector
2. Not attending the inspection
3. Not reading the inspection report
4. Not getting a presale inspection
5. Homeowners, not prepping the home
Purchasing a home is probably one of the biggest life decisions you’ll ever make. Getting a professional home inspection comes with an upfront cost, but it’s worth every penny for the added peace of mind — and to avoid costly problems later.