Inspector Love or Misinformation?

Good mainstream mention of home inspectors in this article, but one sentence has the potential to set up first-time home buyers for some confusion and/or disappointment, not to mention a potential legal hassle.:-k

From Investopedia in today’s’s Real Estate section:

Real-estate deal-breakers that are easily avoided](

“…Instead of focusing on the way the home’s interior is decorated, check for overall structural soundness and try to focus on potential. How do you do this? A good strategy is to secure a licensed home inspector prior to closing on your deal. The inspector will provide a detailed analysis and cost breakdown on actual required repairs.