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Does the Buyer Really Have to Attend The Home Inspection?

Do You Really Have to Attend The Home Inspection?

home inspectorI'm sure you probably know that my answer to this is yes! Of course, I know that it's not always possible for out of town clients but if you are local and buying locally, I think it's must to attend your home inspection.

I attend all home inspections when I represent the buyer so that I can better understand a problem if one is found and so that I can communicate that to the seller's agent.

I am convinced that had I not attended some inspections in the past, the problems found may have been blown out of proportion. Many inspectors take pictures today, but even that is sometimes not enough to adequately describe an issue.

As a buyer, when you attend your home inspection, you see with your own eyes what the inspector is talking about. This is critical when it comes to reviewing the problems and deciding which ones you want remedied.

 

Ultimately, you need to rely on the inspector, however, what you see with your own eyes can be very helpful.

BARB SZABO

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Comment balloon 17 commentsBarb Szabo, CRS • January 28 2011 07:56AM
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