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10 Things Your Home Inspector Doesn't Want You to Know

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Nearly two in five existing homes suffer from some type of major defect. According to the Realty Times, these types of defects can cost as much as $15,000 to repair. Protect yourself from unexpected repair costs by investing in a home inspection before you buy a house. Not only can a qualified home inspector save you money in the long run, but many banks and other lending institutions require an inspection as part of the home buying process.

As you choose a home inspector, keep in mind that skill and experience may vary, and not all candidates have your best interests at heart. Take a look at these top 10 things home inspectors don't want you to know to learn how to get the most out of your next home inspection.