Home inspectors must be knowledgeable about all aspects of residential building systems and their operation. They must be able to recognize and report on non-performance and the potential for failure.
Inspectors should also be able to:
No House is Perfect
Not even brand new homes are flawless. But that doesn't mean you should give up the search for your dream home. It just means that when you find the right house, you need to go one step further and find out what problems exist and what could arise in the future. Buying a house is one of the biggest investments most people will ever make, so it makes good sense to have it checked out by a professional.
Why have a home inspection performed?
The unknown is a source of anxiety for any home buyer. A home inspection is for buyers who want to know the true condition of the house. After deciding that a home is suitable in terms of location, size, interior layout, and other lifestyle factors, it is also important to learn about the mechanical features.
Some of the items covered during an inspection are:
A properly written report will identify the relevant conditions, outline corrective actions (provide, repair, monitor), document where to find it in the home, and suggest the time frame for taking action.