Why Should You Have A Prelisting Inspection?
- Home Inspections have the power to send all parties back to the negotiation table.
- The seller can choose a certified InterNACHI Master Inspector rather than be at the mercy of the buyer's choice of inspector.
- The buyer has the upper hand when they have an inspection.
- If the seller has it done ahead of time, the seller keeps the control.
- Few sellers will take the time to climb onto the roof or take a look at their electric panel. By doing a pre-listing inspection, the seller can learn the true condition of their home from an objective observer.
- With a pre-list inspection on hand the agent and the seller can develop a strategy that will ensure the house will be sold quickly and smoothly.
- The pre-listing inspection report can be presented to a potential buyer in order to reveal all information about the home immediately and start off with full confidence.
- Any major repairs can be addressed beforehand.
- Doing repairs ahead of time might be more cost-effective than having to pay a buyer's own licensed contractor do the work.
- At the least sellers should consider a pest and roof inspection before listing. (These can be high ticket items).
- The report provides full-disclosure protection from future legal claims.
- Although the decision about whether or not to have a pre-listing inspection ultimately falls to the seller, a pre-listing home inspection can be a vital part of the process.
Here is a nice testomonial as to why you should have a Pre-list Inspection:
HEY! Real Estate Agents learn why you should convince you clients to have a Prelist Inspection.