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J, Home Buyer in 11211

do I need a inspector even I am buying new construction condo?

Asked by J, 11211 Sun Aug 31, 2008

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You should always have a structural inspection even in new construction. Buying a home is probably the biggest financial transaction you will make in your life. A few hundred dollars for an inspection is money well spent. Even new construction can have serious problems. This is not the place to save a few dollars.
1 vote Thank Flag Link Sun Aug 31, 2008
If you saw the materials they were using on half of the new constructions in Downtown Brooklyn, you'd hire two inspectors. I think its pretty unanimous here.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Sep 15, 2008
Yes, many of the newer condos are of low quality. Are you sure you want to buy now? Prices are dropping like a rock.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Sep 1, 2008
Yes you do. It's more than worth the few hundred dollars it will cost you to have peace of mind.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Sep 1, 2008

During the construction process, contractors make mistakes that can be overlooked even through their companies inspectors. It is imparative to have a home inspected. Inspector tell me they find more issues with a new home than an older one.

Good luck,
The "Eckler Team"
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Sep 1, 2008
Absolutely!!!!! I sell new construction all the time and have found more issues with new construction than resales.
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Sep 1, 2008
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