Tips on home inspections

Who needs a home inspection?


Read the tips on home inspections. Who needs it? Every home buyer, regardless of what they are buying, needs a home inspection. There are different inspections for condo’s vs. single family homes vs. new construction.

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It is important that a buyer get a comprehensive inspections for single family home and a lot inspection if they are buying vacant land with no structure on it.

Tips on Home Inspections

How do I find a good home inspector?


  • Don’t ask the listing agent for advice, as they have an allegiance to the seller and like to use inspectors that don’t find much wrong with the property.


  • “Transaction Broker’s” are not legally required to give you good advice either.


  • If you are working with an Exclusive Buyer Agent (like us) we have an obligation to recommend the best inspectors around. Ask us for an honest answer. 407-539-1053


More tips on home inspections…


Go online to find a good home inspector. Home buyers can go online and search for a licensed and credentialed inspector. Find a home inspector at American Society of Home Inspectors or the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors. The inspectors that belong to a professional group, adhere to higher standards of inspections.


The cost of a home inspection?


Home inspection costs depends on the size of the home and complexity of the items being inspected. There are many things that you can inspect for and we can advise you on what inspections you need.


Don’t let the price of inspections guide you to the wrong inspector. Good inspectors are busy and charge about the same. ( $300-600 for average home). Cheap will always cost you more in the long run as some inspectors may not inspect as many items.


What happens after a home inspection?


Should the home inspections not be satisfactory, the buyer can re-negotiate the contract or walk away and buy something else. That is, if the contract is subject to your approval of home inspections.


Ask us how we protect you, the home buyer, in the contract. Call 407-539-1053 to speak to an experienced buyers agent.



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