We do offer to do a pre-listing
home inspection before listing
your home for sale. Why? Let's
explore that. I’m going to tell
you that there are more good
reasons for having an
inspection than not.
As a seller, you know that buyers are going to need to have a home inspection conducted before they agree to purchase the property so why not beat them to it?
Getting a pre-listing home inspection offers some advantages to sellers that you may not be aware of. The biggest, of course, finding out the exact condition of the property.
To help you determine whether a pre-listing inspection is right for you, consider the pros and cons.
Pros For Having an Inspection:
1. You find out what condition your home is in.
2. Pricing the home accurately is much easier.
3. Minimize stress.
4. You can make repairs.
5. Less likelihood of negotiations.
6. Help improve the buyer’s confidence.
7. It makes my realtor job easier:).
Cons For Having an Inspection:
1. You will have to pay for the pre-listing inspection.**
2. Disclosure laws may require you to disclose any issues.
3. There will be two inspections of your home.
For Most Sellers a Pre-Listing Inspection
While certain situations make a pre-listing inspection undesirable, for most sellers a pre-listing inspection offers too many benefits to ignore. It is a proactive step that puts you ahead of the curve, allowing you to see the path ahead of you much more clearly.
You can plan better, rest easier and possibly get a better price on your home.
**home inspection fees can be rebated to you upon finalized and fully completed the sale of the home via my representation.