WHAT SELLERS NEED TO KNOW
Selling a home can also be just as stressful as buying a home! Performing a Pre-Listing Inspection to identify defects or problems that a Buyers Home Inspector will give you time to address them prior to listing your home. A Move-In Certified® Seller Inspection can help increase the value of your home because prospective Buyers know that you are serious about selling your property. Doing so will also decrease the amount of back and forth negotiations with the Buyer and delaying setting a closing date
If you have time to plan far into the future, it may be a good idea to have us perform a Home Health Checkup and perform routine Yearly Maintenance to prevent systems or components of your house from falling into a state of needing repair.
Below is our list of tasks that you can start performing now in preparation for the sale of your home.
- First, write down all of the known issues you are aware of
- Assign are level of severity to them. Are they a major problem or minor? Do they just need to be repaired or replaced? How much will they cost?
- Next, prioritize them. Are there some issues that you need more time for than others?
- Can you perform some of these repairs yourself? If not, seek the help of qualified contractors that can assist. We recommend getting 3 quotes and opinions for each issue(s).
- If you need professional help, outline the areas of your Move-In-Certified Inspection that you would like us to perform
- Our report outlines all issues identified in the inspection, prioritize their level of severity, and provide clear instructions on how to fix or repair, or next actions that must be assessed by a qualified contractor.
- Once all of the problems have been addressed, you can feel confident that the sale of your home will go much smoother
Before the Home Inspection by a prospective Buyer, make sure that all of your personal belongings are stored properly and out of the way. Make sure furniture is not blocking access to areas that need to be inspected.