The house had been on the market for almost two years, and now the price was down. Way down.
I was ready to make an offer.
“You might want to get the roof checked out,” said the home inspector. “It looks pretty old to me.”
“Pretty old” was an understatement. Our insurance company refused to write a policy on a home with a roof that was older than eight years. The roof on the house we were about to purchase was 19 years old. Not only that, it was worn out from one too many Texas hailstorms.
“Are you negotiating in good faith?”