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I Don't Need a Home Inspection . . . I'm Buying a New Home From the Builder
So you've bought a new need for a home inspection, right? WRONG!
In this post "I Don't Need a Home Inspection....I'm Buying a New Home From the Builder" my Active Rain colleague Carla Muss-Jacobs from Beaverton Oregon gives some prime real-life examples of how getting a home inspection even on a new home can end up saving you a LOT of money in the long run.
Thanks, Carla!!  :)
I Don't Need a Home Inspection . . . I'm Buying a New Home From the Builder
My post, and title, came about after reading Nevin Williams' recent post:  I Don't Need an Agent Because I'm Buying a New Home from a Builder
With blessings from Nevin, I'm posting this as a "Part II," you might say.
In Oregon, new construction of homes falls under the auspices of the CCB, Construction Contractors Board. 
Under statute (ORS 701.320) new homes are under "warranty," for a period of time.  NOTE:  Be careful not to confuse "warranty" with "guarantee." 
Here's a link for more information on the CCB New Residential Structure Warranty Provisions 
Because some buyers realize a new home has warranties, they will forgo the home inspection.  And, some home buyers, mistakenly think the home is "guaranteed" because ... more

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