American Society of Home Inspector Survey

Each year the American Society of Home Inspectors conducts surveys related to inspections and U.S. homebuyers. Here are some of their latest findings:
In a 2012 survey, 88 percent of respondents say home inspections increase their confidence about the condition of the property.
In a 2011 study, the ASHI found that nearly 90 percent of all U.S. homebuyers believe some home inspections are a necessity, nto a luxury.
According to a 2011 survey, 72 percent of U.S. homeowners agree the home inspections they had when they purchased their current residence helped them avoid potential problems.
In 2010, the ASHI reported that 64 percent of homeowners said they saved a lot of money as a result of their home inspection.