Reason #1 : Satisfying your lender's requirements.
Many lenders and lending programs require a certified home inspection. This ensures that the home is in safe and satisfactory condition. Many specialty loan programs, such as first-time-buyers loans require an inspection to ensure that the new owners will not face an overwhelming influx of home repair costs in the near future.
Reason # 2 A powerful negotiation tool!
A Thorough home inspection gives you the information you need to negotiate a fair price for your future home. Understanding the strengths and weaknesses of a house is the first step in paying a fair price.
Reason #3 Understanding your investment
Understanding the systems of your new home will help you keep up maintenance items and prepare for repair costs. Thorough knowledge of your new home will give you Peace of Mind.