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VIDEO: Do You Need a Home Inspection Contingency?

By: Rachel Harclerode
March 2nd, 2021

If you’re buying a home, you may have wondered if a home inspection contingency is really necessary. With the current market conditions favoring sellers, it may be tempting to waive this contingency to compete better against other buyers. Our advice, however, is to not do this!   Home inspections allow you the opportunity to find any issues–big or small–that you may want to take care of before you move in. You may even decide to terminate the deal and find another house if the inspection comes back with undesirable results. One of our recent clients, for example, waived their home inspection contingency against our guidance. They ended up facing a $12,000 repair after moving in!   We don’t want this to happen to you, so don’t waive this contingency! Check out this video from Realtor® Robert Garcia for more insight on the significance of home inspections.      

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