Ep 4: Big mistakes Part 1: Not Getting a Home Inspection


Our house is a money pit. We did not have a home inspection. Coincidence? In this episode, I explain why not getting a home inspection is one of the biggest mistakes a homeowner can make.

Topics Covered in this Episode

  • What is a home inspection?
  • Professional associations for home inspectors.
  • Code of Ethics for home inspectors.
  • Standards of Practice:  What is and isn’t included in an inspection.
  • The inspection of my first house:  what the inspector missed
  • Why I thought I didn’t need to have our current house professionally inspected and the consequences of that decision.
  • How home inspections  benefit buyers, sellers or even homeowners not planning to move.

Links to related content on this website

Four mistakes that cost us over a hundred grand:

How a new addition will solve all of our problems

Resources

InterNACHI :  The website of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors

CAHPI:  The website of The Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors

ASHI:  The website for The American Society of Home Inspectors

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