home inspector taking notes

Hiring a home inspector is one of the most important decisions you’ll make when you’re buying or selling a home. What they find – or fail to find – can impact purchasing decisions and your family’s finances for years to come.

But how can you tell a good, professional home inspector from a poor one? Our friends at Reader’s Digest put together this helpful article based on advice from several experts in the home inspection field. It goes through 13 plus things that home inspectors won’t tell you that can help you select the correct professional, get the most from your investment, and read between the lines of a home inspection report to make the best decision for you.