Well a picture would help, but you also need another opinion.
Being a Home inspector, and trainer and educator, sometimes home inspectors need some help too.
This one should have recommended an engineer to evaluate the issues, that is the only qualified professional to tell you the building is sound.
Unless your inspector has an engineering degree and writes it down on paper, get someone professional to look at it.
Hope it turns out ok.
Ya, that house was like that there for 50 years, right to the day it fell down.
I love those guy's.