Be Ahead of the Game
Having your home inspected by a NACHI inspector before you list is now recommended. Eventually your buyers are going to conduct a home inspection. You may as well know what they are going to find by getting there first.
Also, having a "Move-In Certified" home inspection performed ahead of time helps in many other ways:
- It allows you to see your home through the eyes of a critical third-party
- It helps you to price your home realistically
- It permits you to make repairs ahead of time so that time is on YOUR side and:
- 1. Defects won't become negotiating stumbling blocks later
- 2. Major concerns can be dealt with in a timely fashion
- 3. You have the time to get reasonably priced contractors or make the repairs yourself, if qualified
- It may encourage the buyer to waive the inspection contingency
- It may alert you of items of immediate personal concern, such as safety hazards or surprise defects that need attention
- It may relieve prospect's concerns and suspicions
- It reduces your liability by adding professional sup[porting documentation to your disclosure statement
- It may alert you to immediate safety issues before agents and visitors tour your home
Careful consideration of these points will help the seller see it is more of a benefit to inspect than not to inspect. More and more people are choosing to have a "Move-In Certified" home inspection in order to avoid the problems of killing the deal with surprises just before the sale goes through. This trend is becoming more popular and will increase rapidly as the marketplace feels the positive impact it is having. If you want to sell your home for more and get it done faster, then consider the benefits of a "Move-In Certified" home inspection today.