Your realtor has just informed you that the seller has accepted your offer! What is your next step? HIRE a HOME INSPECTOR. You typically have only 10 days to get the home inspected.
1. GET the HOME INSPECTED.
2. After the home inspection is completed, you and your realtor will go over the inspectors recommendations and do a "reply to inspection". On the reply, typically you will request that the seller fix any MAJOR defects or SIGNIFICANT safety concerns. Or you may choose to make the repairs yourself after you take possession of the home.
3. Your realtor will send the "reply to inspection" to the seller's realtor for review with the seller.
4. Most of the time, the seller will agree to make all or some of the repairs that you requested or they may offer you a monetary credit so that you can have the repairs done after settlement.
Buying a home is likely to be the biggest financial decision that you will ever make.
It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of buying a new home and forgetting to make the most important decision, GET the HOME INSPECTED.
Certain problems can cost thousands of dollars to fix and they may not be immediately visible to you. While the home may look to be in excellent shape, the home’s aesthetics can hide real problems. You need an inspector to climb into the attic and inch around in the dirty crawl space. The inspector can discover real and expensive problems that are not always apparent when you view the home and get emotionally involved in your purchase.
An APPRAISAL and a HOME INSPECTION are not the same thing. An APPRAISAL is done by an appraiser and is used to establish the value of the property for the lender.
A HOME INSPECTION is done by a Certified Home Inspector and its purpose is to provide you and your lender with a thorough understanding of the current condition of home.
Choosing the right home inspector can be difficult. Different inspectors have different qualifications, different experience, different standards and different prices. You need to be positive that your inspector has both experience and expertise.
Ultimately, a thorough inspection depends on the inspector's own effort. When you choose SeeMore Home Inspections to inspect your home, we GUARANTEE that we will give our very best.
This is our promise to you!
Our mission is to provide the most thorough home inspection at a very reasonable price delivered in a categorical, "easy to read and understand", report with photos.
We succeed at this because of the integrity of our inspectors, our commitment to give you our very best and by continuing our education and ongoing training to stay current with the newest innovations in the home inspection industry.