Home Inspectors Help More Than You May Think
If you are thinking of buying a particular home, you’re probably aware that you should get a qualified home inspector to examine it. Some deals may contain a provision to review the property until the transaction is final.
A good home inspector would be moving from top to bottom, inside and out across the house. He or she should check for base holes, faulty hardware, required replacements and deteriorating parts (such as the roof and furnace). In fact, the inspector must include a timetable for repairing some major sections like HVAC, walls, roof, etc.
A house inspection can help you appreciate the house state and the corresponding costs you can expect.
Yet getting a home inspector may also be really helpful to a seller. Having your new home checked before selling it for sale will help you sell the house more easily and at the best price.
Let’s say you are getting your home into the market. You get a offer. A home inspection is based on the bid. What if the investigator found a big issue, like a crack you weren’t aware of, or a wiring question? Potentially the buyer might walk away from the contract.
However, if you already had your home checked, you would recognize these problems in advance and be able to manage them properly.
So a good house inspector can be more valuable than you think! A good REALTOR® can aide you make the right offer for the property you’re interested in buying. For a free valuation, contact us at 401-396-2888. We’re always glad to help!