Buying a home
might be the single largest purchase you will ever make in your life. Buyers are often tempted to cut corners on things like home inspections in order to save money for other items they might need upon moving into that new home. Please do not make the mistake of many and avoid a home inspection
as this may be one of the best investments you will ever make. Think of a home inspection
as a fact finding mission. If you are in the process of buying a home or real estate
here in the Asheville North Carolina
area a home inspection
is always a good idea to help save you money.
Locating a qualified home inspector
Most real estate agents
can recommend at least one good home inspector
in your area. Make sure that the home inspector is experienced, licensed and in good standing within the community in which he inspects homes. Having a high quality home inspector
can help you to avoid buying a home that has too many hidden and costly items to fix. Having a home inspection performed
will usually save you more money than it will cost since the seller will usually fix the problems or negotiate a new sales price
on the home based upon the information you present.
Home Inspections In Asheville
A Home Inspection should uncover structural issues
can be the most serious and also the hardest type of issues to repair on an existing home. Home inspectors will explore all parts of the foundation and home envelope for signs of structural problems
that either already exist, or could exist in the future. Inspectors will go up into the attic, basement, crawl space, roof and all around the homes foundation to search for any indication of structural problems or defects. Home inspections
for older homes
are even more important as building codes
were almost non existent during the early years of new home construction.
Inspectors look at plumbing, electrical and air systems
Good home inspectors
will also take a hard look at all of the homes mechanical systems
and give you an idea as to their condition. Once again, looking at the mechanical systems
on an older home could clue you in on some major repair expenses that will be needed in the near future. This is also a very important tool when trying to negotiate that final sales price
on the home you are buying.
Call Green Mountain Realty
at 828.215.9064 for homes
or real estate
here in Asheville