Top Five Reasons to get a Home Inspection
Gives you in-depth knowledge of your potential new home.
Can save you thousands of dollars on average.
Gives you a loophole if you need or want to get out of a contract.
Can discover unsafe conditions.
Gives the buyer a piece of mind about the condition of their new home.
Why Pre-listing Inspection?
You, the seller are ready to make your move and put your home on the market. But, wait you are not getting what you want for it! What is going on?
This would be a good time to have a pre-listing Inspection. This will allow you to evaluate your house through the eyes of an objective third party. How will a prospective buyer see your home? How can you maximize that critical first impression? Having a pre-listing inspection can help you get the price you and your agent are asking for realistically and gives you the ability to maximize the sale price. So many homes do not sell simply because the owner has no objective way of knowing what it is really worth to a potential buyer.
A pre-listing inspection will permit you to make some, or all of the needed repairs ahead of time so that defects won’t become negotiating stumbling blocks later. Now, you will have time to make repairs yourself or find a contractor, without having to scramble to meet a purchase contract-imposed time frame. It may encourage the buyer to waive the inspection contingency. It will relieve the prospective buyer’s concerns and suspicions. Provided the buyer with an understanding of the house condition. Allows buyers to more realistically approach the purchase and provides the buyer with an understanding of the house condition.
Why a Home Inspection?
You are tired of renting and ready to buy your own home. You know what you want in your new home. But you are not sure about the mechanics of your potential home. What questions should you ask?
Buying a home could be the largest single investment you will ever make. To minimize unpleasant surprises and unexpected difficulties, you’ll want to learn as much as you about the newly constructed or existing house before you buy it. Having a licensed home inspection can educate the first-time home buyer and even seasoned buyers, about the house, their systems, components and the proper care of a home. A home inspection is an objective visual examination of the physical structure and systems of a house, from the roof to the foundation.
What does a home inspection include?
The standard home inspector’s report will cover the condition of the home’s heating system, central air conditioning system, interior plumbing, electrical systems, roof, attic, visible insulation, walls, ceilings, floors, windows, doors, the foundation, basement and/or crawl space and structural components. A good home inspection will discover any major and or minor deficiencies with the property and report them to their client.