The cover of "Inspecting a House, Third Edition" by Alan Carson and Robert Dunlop says: "A guide for buyers, owners, and renovators." That's correct. But a better description would explain the book provides a very thorough explanation of what to anticipate when inspecting a house and what the results mean. But the book is more than just a home inspection guidebook. Along the way, the authors provide sound advice so that a home defect discovered won't be taken out of perspective. For example, Carson and Dunlop advise "A house that needs $20,000 worth of improvements may be a great investment if it is priced $30,000 below market value." Purchase Bob Bruss reports online. The authors, co-owners of a professional home inspection company for over 25 years, are well qualified to write this f...
Get Inman via Facebook Messenger
Our top headlines delivered once a day.