Home inspections are an important part of the home sale process, both for buyers and sellers. When it's time for you to hire an inspector, here are five things you should be thinking about:
- It's your choice - You are not bound or obligated to use any particular inspector. Your real estate professional may have some recommendations, but it is ulitimately up to you. Ask around and choose wisely - it is far better to pay a little more now for a highly-respected inspector that to be surprised by a problem that the inspection didn't reveal.
- Looking for big problems - The inspector will be focused on the integrity of the home - safety, electrical work, foundation, load bearing walls, etc. The inspector is not there to point out poor floorplans,