Buyers want to make sure that a home they have under contract doesn’t contain major problems that they can’t afford to repair or don’t want to hassle with.
The person they rely on to go beyond the obvious and reveal the home’s true condition is a home inspector.
Home inspectors are specially trained to spot problems the average person is likely to miss. However, there are limitations on what inspectors can legally examine. To learn what these limitations are, read my Interest.com article, What to Expect from a Home Inspection.