Waiving the Home Inspection - What Can Happen?
These images are all from the same home. The people chose to waive the home inspection to 'win the house'. And they did...
Unfortunately, they also won:
A non-functional 24 year old air conditioner (I performed the inspection on a day when it was around 90 degrees)
A cast iron main sewer drain line in bad condition, with a broken sewer main under the garage floor that backs up into the basement and garage floor drains and at the base of the basement toilet
A water heater flue not sealed at the wall spilling carbon monoxide into the basement of a home with no carbon monoxide detectors or smoke detectors
An un-insulated attic
A roof that’s at least 20 years old with very brittle shingles
The need for some foundation repair, and also undocumented foundation repair
Please, don’t waive the home inspection. These buyers may end up, upside down.