I took time out from studying to meet with the home inspector today. Steve had to work, so I had a long list of questions and this guy was awesome. Not only did he answer my questions, he had some suggestions about what we could do about irrigation and fencing.
His verdict-the house is in pretty good shape. There are a few things that need addressed, but nothing that cannot be fixed or replaced.
One of my good friends came along to see the inside of the house. She suggested that we ask for the owners to arrange for flood irrigation to be ordered during the escrow period to keep the pasture, trees and landscaping alive until we take over.
Our realtor told us that the water will be kept on, so that we can go over and give the flower beds a drink. While we were standing around and chatting, I showed them that my garden beds will go just off the back patio. It is the south side of the house. We also noticed the view of the San Tan Mountains. This will be a lovely place to sit and have a glass of wine with friends.