Some articles to help you better understand the home buying and the home inspection process:

 

What is a Home Inspection? 

(What is a Home Inspection?  Wasn’t the house already code inspected?  Why should I have, and pay for, another inspection?)

 

Why Inspect a New House?

(This house was just built, why should I have to have another inspection?)

 

Inspection Problems for New Construction

(Defects that are commonly found in newly built houses.)

 

What is wrong with houses in the Chicago area?

(What kind of problems do Chicago houses have?)

 

New houses need a Certified Master Inspector once over.

(Why Chicago code inspectors will not find all the problems in new construction)