I Missed This Clause in My Home Inspector's Contract, and It Cost Me a Fortune

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I Missed This Clause in My Home Inspector's Contract, and It Cost Me a Fortune

In fact, I had made my offer for the home contingent on the results of the inspection because I didn't want to be faced with any large surprise repairs to pay for on top of my new mortgage bill. When I hired an inspector to conduct the pre-purchase inspection for a home I was considering, I signed an agreement outlining the scope of work he would be doing. Specifically, the inspector's contract specified that if something was missed in the inspection, he was not responsible for any costs that I incurred because of it.

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