4 On Your Side Money $aver: How Do You Know If Your Home Inspector Is Qualified?
Home sales are booming in Colorado. Housing inspectors are racing to keep up. But did you know in Colorado inspectors don’t need to be licensed? Anyone can claim to be a home inspector and charge hundreds of dollars for their work.
CBS4 News talks to some reputable home inspectors and state legislators about whether stricter requirements should be implemented for those in the industry. We also talk to a homeowner who was out thousands of dollars in repairs after a home inspector missed some serious defects during an inspection.
“We had mold growing everywhere,” says homeowner Jill Bender. She believes her children’s health was at risk in the house.
Monday on CBS4 News at 10 p.m. Is the house you’re buying safe? And should we be inspecting the inspector’s record?