What do I do if I later discover the inspector didn’t notice a problem or defect?

Updated March 13, 2023.

Depending on the nature of the problem discovered, you may have the right to pursue reimbursement from the inspector for the oversight. However, not all problems or defects are within the scope of an inspection, and it may not have been the inspector’s fault for failing to discover the problem. If the problem was intentionally hidden from you or misrepresented to you by the seller, you might have the right to sue the seller. Therefore, it is important that you inspect and investigate the condition of the property to your full satisfaction before you buy. Remember: “Buyer Beware!”

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