Should the house inspection be done before of after the bank's appraisal?We have placed an offer to buy our first home. Should we have it inspected before or after the bank's appraisal? Since the inspection fee is not refundable we would liketo have it appraised first, but our realtor is insisting that we do it now.December 20 2012 - US00YesReport a ProblemProblemSelect oneOffensive contentIrrelevant contentSpam (pure self-promotion)OtherDetailsYour emailPlease enter a valid email address.Submit CancelContent flaggedWe will review this content. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.We're sorry. This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.