Home buyers would be wise to interview a home inspector before they hire one. But what should they ask? Here are a few questions to consider.
1. What do you check?
A home inspector will look at everything from the roof to the foundation and in between, Frank Lesh, executive director of the American Society of Home Inspectors, told realtor.com®. But they are restricted to visual, general inspections. A specialist may be needed for further investigation on some items. Buyers will want to get a clear understanding of what the inspector will and will not be checking. For example, will they scrutinize the inside of the fireplace or the well and septic systems
2. What do you charge for an inspection?
Home inspections typically cost between $300…