Prelisting Home Inspections

Eventually your buyers are going to conduct a home inspection. You may as well know what they are going to find by getting there first. Having a home inspection performed ahead of time helps in many other ways:

  1. The seller can choose a certified InterNACHI inspector rather than be at the mercy of the buyer’s choice of inspector.
  2. The seller can schedule the home inspection at the seller’s convenience.
  3. It might alert the seller of any items of immediate personal concern, such as radon gas or active termite infestation.
  4. The seller can assist the inspector during the home inspection, something normally not done during a buyer’s home inspection.
  5. The seller can have the inspector correct any misstatements in the home inspection report before it is generated.
  6. The home inspection report can help the seller realistically price the home if problems exist.
  7. The home inspection report can help the seller substantiate a higher asking price if problems don’t exist or have been corrected.
  8. A seller home inspection reveals problems ahead of time which:
    1. might make the home show better.
    2. gives the seller time to make repairs and shop for competitive contractors.
    3. permits the seller to attach repair estimates or paid invoices to the homr inspection report.
    4. removes over-inflated buyer procured estimates from the negotiation table.
  9. The home inspection report might alert the seller to any immediate safety issues found, before agents and visitors tour the home.
  10. The home inspection report provides a third-party, unbiased opinion to offer to potential buyers.
  11. A seller home inspection permits a clean home inspection report to be used as a marketing tool.
  12. A seller home inspection is the ultimate gesture in forthrightness on the part of the seller.
  13. The home inspection report might relieve a prospective buyer’s unfounded suspicions, before they walk away.
  14. A seller home inspection lightens negotiations and 11th-hour renegotiations.
  15. The home inspection report might encourage the buyer to waive the home inspection contingency.
  16. The deal is less likely to fall apart the way they often do when a buyer’s home inspection unexpectedly reveals a problem, last minute.
  17. The home inspection report provides full-disclosure protection from future legal claims.

Copies of the home inspection report along with receipts for any repairs should be made available to potential buyers.

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