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Why Home Buyers Need to Get a Home Inspection before Buying a House in Orange City, FL


When buying a new home it is important for buyers to avoid making a mistake they may later regret by not having a home inspection by a certified home inspector before signing the contract. Whether you are buying a brand new home or a resale in Orange City FL, home inspections can uncover hidden problems saving you time and money on repairs you weren’t expecting to make.

Although a home or condo may appear to be in great shape, it is important to have it inspected. Most home buyers don’t have the necessary qualifications to inspect the plumbing, roofing, air conditioning, appliances and other critical components that may have issues that are not clearly visible. A home inspector will check these and all other aspects that will reveal critical information regarding the structure and its systems.

The home inspection report is important for providing home buyers with the apparent condition of the home, if any appliances are not working and any necessary repairs and costs that the new home may need immediately or in the near future. If a home inspection reveals that repairs are necessary, the home buyer is in a position to negotiate a lower price to compensate for the repairs or ask the seller to fix those items prior to closing.  

Also, if you are applying for a mortgage or homeowners insurance, a 4-point home inspection that includes wind mitigation and roof certification by a state licensed home inspector is often required.

PRP Home Inspections is a state licensed home inspector serving Orange City, FL and neighboring communities in the region and is a member of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors. Our experience with home inspections helps home buyers make an educated purchase by knowing the condition of the home before they buy and move in to the property.  To schedule a residential home inspection in Orange City, FL, contact us at (386) 216-1809 today!