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How to recognize a bad home inspector

You've found the perfect house, but don't slack off when it comes to hiring the right inspector.

You've found the perfect house, but don't slack off when it comes to hiring the right inspector.

 
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By Monte Mohr
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After the difficult task of house hunting, you've selected your next home. Congratulations! And while that's really great news, you now have a critical task before you -- the home inspection. Without a home inspection, you will not know the true condition of the property you are purchasing. This can lead to some very expensive problems down the road.

Here are four ways you can reduce your chances of hiring a low quality inspector.

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