A home inspection is one of the most valuable tools in the home buying process. It allows you to examine the physical condition of the home or condo.
A good inspector will help you identify minor or major repairs, recommendations for continued maintenance of the home or condo you're buying.
In Maryland, only a licensed home inspector can perform an inspection.
Search Maryland's licensing database for licensed home inspector's and appraiser's the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulations website here.
A home inspection is an educational experience. You'll have the opportunity to walk through the home with the inspector, learn about repairs and maintenance, and ask questions. It allows you to be feel confident that you're buying the right home or condo.
As your MD Realtor®, I'll attend your home inspections to help you ask additional questions and explain details that matter to your property purchase.
The cost for a home inspection vary's depending on a variety of factors. Primarily the size of the home is a factor that changes the cost.
But, don't let the cost be your deciding factor for who you'll be using for your home inspection. You'll want to use an inspector is experienced.
A home inspection identifies the physical condition of a property and the systems within it.
Depending on the area you're buying in, you may want to consider adding these inspections to your list:
Well and Septic Inspections
Lead Based Paint Hazard Inspections
Taking what I've learned from the mortgage and housing industry and the US housing collapse, I strategically assist my clients throughout the home buying process.
I'm committed to being different by being an educator, and not a salesman. You should always be informed and comfortable when buying a home and selling your home
If you're thinking about buying a home or condo, and you want to learn more about how home inspections work in Maryland, let's connect!
Together, we'll discuss the steps in the home buying process and how home inspections fit into your personal home buying goals.