A home inspection has tremendous benefits for real estate investors. On the surface, the great benefit to such an inspection would be it would help you acquire the best homeowners insurance policy. (Many policy providers require a home inspection prior to awarding a policy) There is another major benefit inspections offer that can be overlooked. The inspection might reveal any serious damage or flaws present in the home. In truth, this would be far more important because health and safety hazards might be found in the home. Once the inspection uncovers such issues, steps can be taken to correct. The benefits to this are fairly obvious.