Who wants surprises when selling your Home Sweet Home?
The greatest value in doing a pre-sale inspection is reducing surprises to the seller. Everyone finds it difficult to hear criticism of their “baby”, but sellers benefit from knowing how buyers (and their inspectors) will look at their home. A third party inspection gives you knowledge and insight about your home and its issues.
Knowledge is power.
When sellers know the issues their homes have in advance, they have the opportunity to respond. Sellers can choose to repair issues, or to set proper buyer expectations up front. The alternative is receiving a buyer’s bombshell inspection on the back end with a buyer who is also surprised and is now on guard about protecting themselves. Unexpected issues brought up in buyer’s inspections can have challenging repercussions for sellers. (more…)