Why Home Inspections Are So Important

Why Home Inspections Are So Important

When you are buying a home whether it will be owner occupied or as an investor, getting a home inspection is extremely important.  Below are reasons your realtor should help you find a good home inspector.

Buyers:

  • Peace of mind — Gives the buyer peace knowing what they are getting into.
  • Renegotiate – When problems with the home are caught this gives buyer a chance to renegotiate and have the seller make repairs and/or reduce price.
  • Opt-out — If the problems are too big, the buyer can opt-out of buying the home.
  • Future needs — Buyers are educated about potential future problems and future cost associated with those issues.
Seller:
  • Getting inspection before listing– Sellers can deal with any issues early that could impede the sale of their home.
  • Repairs — Sellers can repair the problem before putting the house on the market.
  • Increase price — By making repairs, it could increase the value.
  • Honesty — Lets the buyers know that the seller has nothing to hide.


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