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A presale home inspection brings qualified buyers

A presale home inspection is a powerful selling tool because it can help build trust by reducing “buyer beware” anxiety and this can speed up negotiations.  A professional pre-inspection certificate gives prospective buyers a written checklist of the home’s major systems and assets. It will show any needed repairs or concerns and estimate the lifespan of major components like the roof and furnace.

Peace of mind is as important to potential buyers as location, curb appeal, and a good price. A pre-inspected home eliminates the problem of last-minute changes due to undiscovered repairs or problems. Sometimes, a less than favourable inspection report can bring the whole purchase into question. A presale home inspection will assure buyers that there are no surprises. Still not sure? Ask yourself if you would prefer to make an offer on a home that has been pre-inspected and comes with a written statement of its condition.

More reasons to consider a presale home inspection

  • Make you aware of deficiencies
  • Reduce liability through disclosure
  • Instill confidence in buyers
  • Faster sale, more money
  • Reduce problems with closing
  • Provide additional information for marketing

Buyers want assurance that the home is structurally sound and its roof, electrical, and mechanical systems are in good condition. A significant number of homes in the resale market have a significant defect. Some priority areas are:

  • Grading and drainage around the house
  • Inadequate electrical systems
  • Roof shingles and flashing
  • Trees and shrubs that are too close to the house
  • Windows and doors that have inadequate caulk and weather stripping
  • Gutters that are in poor condition or need maintenance
  • Poor ventilation resulting in mold
  • Bathroom water issues

Questions? Contact Constantin and Mariana Popa for more information on a presale home inspection.

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