We thought it would be a good idea to talk about some things you can do to get your house ready for the market, from an inspection based perspective. We really should do one from a real estate agent’s perspective as well. Next time!
Generally speaking, you want to leave the impression on the inspector and prospective buyers that the house was cared for. After all, the more things an inspector finds, the closer they’re going to look for other deficiencies.
10 Things You Need To Do Before Listing Your House:
In doing a pre-listing inspection, you are putting the renegotiations much more in your favour as you have already allotted for the cost of the deficiencies that were discovered. Statistically, these homes sell quicker, for returns far exceeding the cost of the inspection. The number of inspections, and thus, inspectors traipsing through your house can be greatly reduced and the Seller has the potential for more control over the transaction in general.