You’ve found your dream home, and you can’t wait to move in! Your next step is to schedule a home inspection. A home inspection identifies potential problems, often invisible to the untrained eye, that could turn your home-buying dream into a costly nightmare.
An inspection examines various elements of a home to ensure that they are in good working order and structurally sound. According to the American Society of Home Inspectors, a complete home inspection should assess:
Your inspection might not assess certain aspects of your (hopefully) soon-to-be new home, but that does not mean that these aspects are less important. A typical home inspection usually doesn’t cover:
As a savvy buyer, you will want to have these parts of your potential home inspected separately. Your home inspector might include these areas in your inspection for an additional charge.
A home is one of the most important investments you will make in your lifetime. A home inspection will give you the confidence that you are spending your money wisely. Contact Bronx Agents to learn the ins and outs of scheduling a home inspection.