By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
I don't know what the rules are in other states for home inspector, but here in Louisiana there isn't any regulations that I am aware. I recently listed a home the owner had tried to sell herself. The pipes were vide taped by a plumber supposedly. I don't know if happened are if she was even present when done. Anyway she was told they were bad and the house was to expensive. She didn't give in and the buyer walked away.Well after we finally listed the home we had a contract in 10 days. This buyer did every inspection possible and couldn't find anything not known from the start. I can only guess the first buyer wasn't truthful with her and tried to pull the rug over her eyes.This leads me to two conclusions. 1) Make sure you (agent) are present when these things are done and also...