Home Inspections: It Pays to Know What You're Buying


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When buying a house, it's a very good idea to get a home inspection before you close your purchase and take possession of the home. It's not uncommon for a lender to include a home inspection as a condition in your purchase agreement.

AOL Real Estate's What Works Now tagged along with Kenny Rhodes, a licensed inspector with 20 years' experience, to get some insights into the home-inspection process and to learn why this unbiased, third-party evaluation is so important to the home-buying transaction.