Understanding the importance of pre-listing inspections
Dear Home Inspector:
We just sold our house, but we are not happy. We had agreed upon a certain purchase price, but the offer was conditional on a home inspection, which the buyer arranged.
The inspection revealed a number of maintenance items that came as a complete
surprise to my wife and I, which then triggered a request from the buyer to reduce the purchase price further. We had no time to look into the actual cost of the repairs and were instantly back negotiating. (more…)