why you need an inspection when buying a house: A pre-listing inspection might have saved the deal... - 01/08/12 12:03 AM
I showed a foreclosure home to some clients a few weeks ago, and they loved it. The home had been flipped by an investor who eventually lost it to his hard money lender. My clients made an offer, and after a little bit of negotiation, we were under contract. Time to order the inspection!
 
The inspector arrived and right off the bat started finding things we hadn’t noticed previously. Some of the things he discovered were pretty alarming. He found rafters in the attic that were completely broken, a wooden support beam passing straight through the chimney in the attic, … (11 comments)