Home Inspections: The Key to Avoiding Hidden Costs
Attention, all future homeowners! Do you want to avoid hidden costs and potential headaches when buying a new home? Of course, you do! And the best way to do that is with a home inspection!
Think of a home inspection like a first date. You want to make sure everything looks good on the surface, but you also want to make sure there aren’t any hidden red flags lurking underneath. And trust me, just like on a first date, you don’t want any surprises popping up later.
The key to avoiding hidden costs during a home inspection, a professional inspector will take a close look at all the visible areas and systems of the home, just like you would on a first date. They’ll check out the roof, foundation, electrical, plumbing, heating, and cooling systems, attic and more. And just like on a first date, they might uncover some hidden quirks or issues that you didn’t notice before.
Some hidden costs may come from a slow plumbing leak behind a wall or roof issues. This is why Chris, your inspector uses an infrared thermal imaging camera! It detects excess moisture and heat that cannot be seen with the naked eye! Chris has got you!
But don’t worry, future homeowners! A home inspection is not a deal-breaker. It’s a chance to address any issues before committing to the relationship (aka buying the home). And just like on a first date, communication is key! You can use the inspection report to negotiate with the seller on the price or ask them to fix any issues before closing.
So, if you want to avoid any unpleasant surprises or hidden costs, don’t skip out on the home inspection! Think of it as a chance to get to know your potential home better and make sure it’s a good match for you. Who knows, maybe it’ll be love at first sight!
For more information about the home inspection process or to speak directly with Chris Knappett, your Certified Professional Inspector, give us a call at 949-401-8996. We look forward to meeting you and assisting you on your new home purchase!