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Seller Listing Inspection

Seller inspections are excellent for the homeowner who may not be completely in tune with the condition of their home. Some home sales may be hampered due to the buyer's shock at the "functional condition" of the home. It may look great but have serious technical, safety, or functional issues present without the owners' knowledge. Having the home inspected prior to or shortly after placing on the market, is an ideal way to identify and either repair, replace or disclose the issue found in the inspection report. Obviously, repairing the items would be the most beneficial towards completing the sale.

Having a Seller Inspection can, often times, shorten days on market and produce a higher sale price for the owners.

Benefits:

  • It allows you to see your home through the eyes of an unbiased third-party.
  • It allows us to inform you of safety and other issues, which you may not have even thought of, before visitors tour your home.
  • It permits you to make repairs ahead of time so that:
  1. You cand decide whether to repair, replace items or disclose them.
  1. Gives you time to get contractors or make the repairs yourself (if qualified).
  2. Noted repaired defects won't become negotating stumbling blocks later.
  • In many cases, it relieves the buyer's concerns and suspicions.
  • It may encourage the buyer to waive the inspection contingency. However, buyers are always encouraged to have their own home inspection.
  • It may reduce liability by adding supporting professional documentation to the disclosure statement.

 

A Radon Test prior to listing the home is another advantage.

By performing a radon test prior to listing gives just one more advantage to marketing the home. If the levels come back acceptable the owners will have a report to share with potential buyers. If the readings come back and the home needs remediation, this will give the sellers a chance to have it taken care of early on.