If you’re planning to buy a home or sell the one you currently reside in, home inspections can prove to be beneficial for both buyer and seller. Below are the three top reasons as to why home inspections are a safer, smarter choice in the long run.
1. They can alert you of potential problems. Not only code violations, but also hazards, damage, improper installation, etc.
2. They can save you money. This goes hand-in-hand with the above reason. If problems are caught and fixed early by the seller, buyers will not have to spend extra money on repairs. If a rather large amount of issues are present, or a major one, sellers may even come down on the price listed to the buyer. Inspections also ensure you won’t have to spend extra money in the future. The sooner the problems are fixed, the less likely you will experience potentially larger and more dangerous issues down the road.
3. It helps the buyer/seller feel at ease. If issues are spotted and addressed/resolved, it makes the buying/selling process a lot easier. Sellers want their homes to be in the best condition just as the ones buying it.