It is not uncommon to find items listed as faulty on a home inspection report. As a homeowner, the important thing for you to know is what the faulty items are and how serious the problem is. The checklist of faulty items could range from easy issues to fix like a defective or damaged smoke detector, or some loose roof shingles, etc. To more serious problems like mold, wood rot, or structural damage. Problems like this would be big and expensive jobs to do.
What if it is the buyer’s home inspection that discovers problems with the house, should you back out of the sale? Again, this depends on the severity of the problems found. If the problems are serious, you will either want to renegotiate the deal or, in extreme cases, back out of the sale altogether. Either way, it is very clear to see the important role a home inspection plays when purchasing a property.
If you are currently looking for a home inspector, you may be wondering how to find someone you can trust? One indication that you will be getting a quality home inspection and an inspector you can trust is if they are InterNACHI certified and adhere to the InterNACHI Code of Ethics. If you would like to learn more about our quality home inspections, please feel free to contact us.