We strongly recommend you hire a home inspector who uses a digital camera to document all defects in the inspection report. Many home inspectors still do not use pictures to document defects. Keep in mind when an inspection issue is only documented in writing, it is more likely to be challenged by the seller.
As your buyer agent we are here to help you navigate the home inspection process. First, we are here to help you select a thorough and knowledgeable home inspector. Then we attend your home inspection with you. If your inspector does find issues with your home, we want those issues to be documented in writing and with photos. The photos will help us advocate for your goals as we negotiate the follow-up to the inspection.
The photos below are from some of our clients' recent inspections. As the pictures show it's hard to dispute visual evidence.
This information is provided courtesy of Dan Miller, Shawn Kriewaldt, Chris Venden, Dasha Shy, and Jodi Shehadi of Keller Williams Realty and DaneCountyMarket.com. For more information, please contact:
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