Eventually, your buyers are going to conduct an inspection. You may as well know what they are going to find by getting there first. Do yourself a favor and take the stress out of having to repair a list of items in the days before closing.
- 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 defects won’t become negotiating stumbling blocks later.
- It reduces your liability by adding professional supporting documentation to your disclosure statement.
- 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 carbon monoxide issues.
- It may relieve buyer’s concerns and suspicions.