The ins and outs of home inspections | Inman

A home inspection is a vital part of the homebuying process. Some potential buyers tend to view home inspections as something that is not necessary or too expensive. But home inspections can save buyers time and money in the long run.

Here are some things you should know about home inspections:

What is a home inspection?

A home inspection is a visual examination of the physical structure and major interior systems of a home. It’s important to distinguish that a home inspection is not an appraisal, building code inspection or an insurance policy examination.

It is also important to note that a home inspection is not a guarantee of any kind — it’s simply an assessment of the property’s condition at the time of the inspection.

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