65% Say home inspectors should be compensated

An overwhelming 65% of Mortgage Strategy Online readers think the government should compensate the would-be home inspectors who coughed up for the training and now have no jobs to go to.

Following the government’s decision to make the Home Condition Report element of Home Information Packs optional, a big question mark now hangs over what part qualified inspectors can play in the roll-out of HIPs, if any.

This week Mortgage Strategy asks: “Will last week’s base rate rise to 4.75% slow down the housing market?”