Review of all things Real Estate: The importance of a professional home inspection in a real estate transaction

Bob Hillery
Bob HilleryCR PropertiesDid you know that sellers are required by California law to provide buyers with the history of repairs and known discrepancies when selling a property? Did you also know that lack of or incomplete disclosures are the most common reason for real estate lawsuits? A home inspection will protect the buyer and the seller against incomplete disclosures because the discrepancies will be known by the end of the inspection.Some clients object to paying for a home inspection because their agent is required by California law to perform an agent visual inspection so some clients feel that will suffice to making required disclosures. But consider that some agents don’t know the difference between a doorknob and a doorbell, so it’d be risky to put absolute faith i
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