If paying cash for the property, you should have no problem.
On the other hand, if financing, the bank will want to protect their interests through a variety of safeguards that may include a pest inspection. It would be reasonable for them to take the position of requiring the home be free of WDO's(wood destroying organisms)
Talk to your agent about how to wordsmith your purchase offer to insure that your interests are protected either by the seller remediating any identified problems or you as the buyer being able to walk without compromising your escrow money.
The Eckler Team