Eventually your buyers are going to conduct an inspection. You may as well know
what they are going to find by getting there first. Having an inspection performed
ahead of time helps in many other ways:
It allows you to see your home through the eyes of a critical third-party.
It helps you to price your home realistically.
It permits you to make repairs ahead of time so that ...
●Defects won't become negotiating stumbling blocks later.
●There is no delay in obtaining the Use and Occupancy permit.
●You have the time to get reasonably priced contractors or make the repairs
yourself, if qualified.
It may encourage the buyer to waive the inspection contingency.
It may alert you of items of immediate personal concern, such as radon gas or
active termite infestation.
It may relieve prospect's concerns and suspicions.
It reduces your liability by adding professional supporting documentation to your
It may alert you to immediate safety issues before agents and visitors tour your
Copies of the inspection report along with receipts for any repairs should be made
available to potential buyers.
If you need a home inspection performed, don't settle for anything less than a
InterNACHI-certified home inspector. Contact me now to schedule your pre-listing
Mark Kollath Home Inspection, Inc.
Your Friend In The Inspection Business Since 2006
Ph. (773) 491-5521.