When Should a Home-Buyer Retain an Engineer?

A new home is a major investment for most people and increased demand for a limited supply of existing homes has made home shopping even more challenging. In some markets, the available housing stock, especially at lower price points, is aging and does not reflect modern lifestyles. Consequently, a lot of homes need maintenance, repairs and upgrades to fulfill buyers expectations. Given the costs of purchasing a home, along with the costs of maintaining, operating and potentially repairing an aging property, buyer due diligence is perhaps more important than ever. Continue reading “When Should a Home-Buyer Retain an Engineer?”