The Consumer Advocate's Guide to Home Inspection
Avoiding the Nightmare of Purchasing A Money PitBook - 2003
Barry Stone, consumer advocate and home inspector, discusses how to use the home inspection process to its fullest, including finding qualified inspectors, and negotiating repairs after the inspection.
Stone, an expert on home inspection and real estate disclosure, enables readers to negotiate the best deal on a house, get sellers to handle major repairs before completing the sale, and avoid buying a money pit. He shows home buyers how to protect themselves from undisclosed defects, select a qualified home inspector, avoid conflicts of interest between inspectors and agents, and gain more from home inspection through direct participation. Questions and answers and b&w photos illustrate problems. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Simon and Schuster
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100% of home inspections reveal either a series of defects or safety hazards. And every home inspection can result in a renegotiation of the terms of sale, that is, if homebuyers understand their options. Barry Stone, author of the definitive guide on this issue, The Consumer Advocate's Guide to Home Inspection, can offer the knowledge you need in order to understand how to benefit from the home inspection process.