Friday, May 3, 2013
Hints on Seller Prep for the HOME INSPECTION
You may never thought about it!
You are selling your house and the home inspection is scheduled.
What are you to do to prepare?
As I tell all my clients who are selling their home, you can prep by:
1. Removing items from attic access
2. Clean the house thoroughly.
3. Remove your pets or crate them
4. Complete obvious repairs
The house should show as nice as when the buyer came through. An attractive, well kept house impresses the buyers and the home inspector. The home inspector tends to look "less closely" if the house is spotless and there aren't doors hanging off the hinge(or other obvious repairs.
The reality is that a home inspection will always come up with a repair that the seller was never aware of! It is the fact that none of us are in every nook and craney of the home we love.
You will note in the attached article below written by home inspector that he provides some insight as to what can make their
job a bit easier(without causing the seller much work or a problem).
Just common sense items.
Here are the thoughts by an