In this series, Kate Tellers writes about buying her first house. Over text.
Once our offer was accepted we hired an inspector to evaluate the condition of our potential new home. A licensed home inspector provides “a written report regarding a property’s condition, including an assessment of necessary or recommended repairs, maintenance concerns or other issues.”
My hope was that the inspector would note the original dining room floor with walnut inlay border, but without all of my histrionics. I was looking for quantitative data that would confirm the value and stability of our long-term investment.
Instead Pete ticked boxes on a series of worksheets, each of them headed with (helpful?) graphics like these:
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