More Blog Posts on Home Inspection:

  1. The seller has to fix everything you find wrong with the house, right?

  2. Can I do my own home inspection?

  3. What are the questions a home inspector won’t answer?

  4. What should I look for when buying a former rental house?

  5. Should a home inspection scare you?

  6. Do you see similar problems with houses in the same neighborhood?

  7. We looked at the house carefully, and it seems alright. Do we really need a home inspection?

  8. What is the difference between an appraisal and a home inspection?

  9. Are you licensed and insured?

  10. What is the difference between “character” and a defect in an old house?

  11. Should I hire an engineer to inspect the house?

  12. What do I need to know about a condo inspection?

  13. Does the home inspector also check for termites?

  14. What tools do you use for a home inspection?

  15. What problems should I look for when buying a country house in a rural area?

  16. How much does a home inspection cost?

  17. What is the difference between a building inspector and a home inspector?

  18. Do inspectors go on the roof? Do they get in the attic?

  19. How do sellers try to fool the home inspector?

  20. Are there any minimum standards that a home inspection must meet in Florida?

  21. What do you inspect in the crawl space under a house?

  22. Should I buy a foreclosure house if the bank refuses to turn on the utilities?

  23. What are those metal boxes on the roof?

  24. What can go wrong when a homeowner encloses a porch without a building permit?

  25. Should the seller be at the home inspection?

  26. What is the difference between an FHA inspection and a home inspection?

  27. What are the common problems to look for when buying a 1970’s house?

  28. Should I use my realtor’s home inspector or choose one myself?

  29. Can a home inspector do repairs to a house after doing the inspection?

  30. Should I use a contractor or a home inspector to inspect a house I’m buying?

  31. What makes a house fail the home inspection?

  32. Should I trust the Seller’s Property Disclosure Statement?

  33. What is a “cosmetic” defect in a home inspection?

  34. Why do realtors call some home inspectors “deal killers”?

  35. The seller gave me a report from a previous home inspection. Should I use it or get one of my own?

  36. What tips do first-time homebuyers need to know to get a better home inspection?

  37. What are the most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) at a home inspection?

  38. Can you do a home inspection in the rain?

  39. How can I make sure I don’t get screwed on the home inspection?

  40. Do home inspectors inspect outbuildings?

  41. What inspections does a bank or mortgage lender need for loan approval?

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