The second fee that you will be looking at is the inspection fee. This fee is typically $350. Home inspections are not required but are very well recommended, having this inspection done before you buy has its advantages having this inspection done can give you the power to negotiate a lower price. Many buyers include clauses in their contract requiring the seller to make the repairs necessary before purchasing the home if the seller is unwilling to make any repairs estimate the cost and ask for that amount to be taken off from the total price if the home. Solid facts about your future home can give you will power to bargain with the seller.