"as is" does not exempt them from telling you issues with the home that they know about. It just means that if they accept your offer you take it "as is" with no credits but you can still do an inspection. If they lived in that home then they more than likely knew about it.
This is a very serious situation and these are certain things that a home buyer should let an experienced agent deal with so you are not fooled into purchasing something that has a lot of issues.
Give me a call or email me and I can help you out with this transaction and answer all of your questions. :)... more