Why is a Home
Inspection is an important
part of your real estate transaction? Because you want to sell your
home quickly and realize the best price. A seller's
inspection will give you the information you need to accomplish this. I
will inspect your property and provide you with a complete
report. If there are defects or maintenance issues, you will
have the time to have repairs made at your convenience. This
preferable because, when you are in a contract, there is a limited
amount of time to have repairs made and you may not have time to shop
for the best price for the work. Eventually your buyers are
going to conduct an inspection. You may as well know what they are
going to find by getting there first.
Benefits of a Pre-Listing Inspection:
- It allows you to see your home through the
eyes of a
- 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
- There is no delay in obtaining the Use and
- You have the time to get reasonably priced
make the repairs yourself, if qualified.
- It may encourage the buyer to waive the
- It may alert you of items of immediate
such as radon gas or active termite infestation.
- It may relieve prospect's concerns and
- It reduces your liability by adding
documentation to your disclosure statement.
- It may alert you to immediate safety issues
and visitors tour your home.
- You can schedule the inspection at the your
- It might alert you of any items of immediate
concern, such as radon gas or active termite infestation.
- You can assist the inspector during the
something normally not done during a buyer's inspection.
- You can have the inspector correct any
misstatements in the
inspection report before it is generated.
- The report can help you substantiate a higher
if problems don't exist or have been corrected.
- A seller's inspection reveals problems ahead
of time which:
- might make the home show better.
- gives you the time to make repairs and shop
- permits you to attach repair estimates or
to the inspection report.
- removes over-inflated buyer procured
estimates from the
- A seller's inspection permits the home
inspection report to
be used as a marketing tool.
- The report might relieve a prospective buyer's
suspicions, before they walk away.
- A seller's inspection lightens negotiations
and last minute
- The report may encourage the buyer to waive
inspection contingency in the contract.
- The deal is less likely to fall apart when a
inspection unexpectedly reveals a problem at the last minute.
- The report provides disclosure
future legal claims.
What we inspect:
Let me help you avoid the
unexpected by providing a complete and thorough inspection and report,
Our 500 Point Inspection Includes:
- Exterior: Foundation,
Garage, Porches & Decks
- Roofing: Shingles,
Spouts, Flashing, Roof
Vents, Chimneys and Flues
- Attic: Insulation,
- Electrical: Service
Wiring, Switches & Outlets
- Heating: Condition and
Distribution Pipes &
Ducts, Radiators, Thermostats
- Cooling: Condition and
Coils & Filters
- Plumbing: Supply Lines,
Piping, Pressure, Drains,
Fixtures, Water Heater
- Basement: Foundation
Posts, Beams and
- Interior: Walls, Floors,
- Kitchen: Appliances,
Fan, Floor Covering
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I have years
of experience and a reputation for thoroughness.
performed by licensed inspectors are valid under a real estate contract.
American Society of Home Inspectors
MD License # 29689
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