You wouldn’t buy a car without kicking the tires, right? Well, likewise, there’s no reason why you should buy a house without having an inspection first.
For most buyers, the home inspection happens after their offer has been accepted by the sellers. But did you know that you can order an inspection before submitting an offer?
If you’re the type of buyer who wants to cover all of the bases before jumping in head first, you can have your real estate agent speak to the sellers and request a pre-offer inspection. However, it might end up doing more harm than good. Here’s a look at the pros and cons.