Reasons a Pre-Listing Inspection Is Worthwhile
will know the condition of their own home.
can repair any deficiencies before the buyers
Prospective buyer may accept sellers recent home
For 1/2 the
original inspection fee, Home Inspection Plus will
conduct an on-site consultation with the prospective
reduce the time the property is in escrow.
6. Gives the
listing agent a realistic view of the current
7. May be
able to offer the property at a higher price, after
8. Puts the
Seller in a stronger negotiating position..
can decide what to repair, by whom and what materials to
the worry out of listing for the seller and agent.
professional “listing inspection” is just good
business. It may facilitate a smoother transaction by putting
potential buyers at ease, reduce negotiating points
and bypass annoying delays.
case law states that it is the duty of a seller to
disclose relevant facts concerning the property for sale
through a TDS form. (Transfer Document Statement) This
basically means a seller of one to four residential
units has a legal obligation to disclose all of the
conditions of the property know to them to prospective
buyers, which is often accomplished through use of a
“Transfer Disclosure Statement.” While the listing
inspection report cannot be used as a substitute for
that disclosure, it does allow the seller to provide
prospective buyers with additional information, based on
an unbiased, third party, professional inspection.