What is the Importance of Hiring a Home Inspector?

Dated: April 13 2023

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Hiring a home inspector is important for several reasons:

  1. Identifying problems: A home inspector can help identify potential problems with a property that may not be immediately visible to an untrained eye. This can include issues with the foundation, roofing, plumbing, electrical, and HVAC systems, among others.

  2. Saving money: By identifying issues with the property, a home inspector can save you money in the long run by preventing you from purchasing a home with expensive hidden problems that could require costly repairs or renovations.

  3. Negotiating power: If the home inspector identifies issues with the property, you may have more negotiating power with the seller to either lower the price or have them make repairs before closing the sale.

  4. Safety: A home inspector can identify potential safety hazards, such as mold, lead paint, or asbestos, which could pose a risk to your health or the health of your family.

  5. Peace of mind: By hiring a home inspector, you can have peace of mind that you are making a sound investment in a property that is safe, secure, and structurally sound.

Overall, hiring a home inspector is an important part of the home buying process, and it can help you make an informed decision about whether or not to purchase a particular property.

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Garrick Olerud

Garrick grew up Westby WI on a dairy farm and has lived in Westby for most of his life.  He graduated from UWL with a Marketing degree.  He has been a licensed agent since 2014 and started Nex....

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