Here are some "other" reasons to have a home inspection.The Sun News 03/14/2006 Inspections unveil home's ills
:By Suzette Hackney, Detroit Free Press
Real estate myth No. 33:
You only need to have a house inspected before you purchase it.
While I've never given readers a list of real estate myths (it was just my attempt at cleverness), I do think it's important to debunk the idea that your home needs only one inspection. An inspection can be helpful for those buying, selling or simply maintaining a home. But guess what? Every homeowner falls into one of those categories.
There are already positive statistics showing that homeowners of the future understand the importance of a house inspection. According to the Homeownership Alliance, an organization dedicated to preserving, protecting and promoting homeownership opportunities, 10 million Americans will enter the housing market by 2013. Of those, an estimated 77 percent understand the benefits of a home inspector and will work with one, according to a 2004 study by the alliance."